Other Allergy modules

Guideline debrief: drug allergy (1.5 CPD hours)

Challenges in allergy (1.5 CPD hours)

Managing food allergy in children (1.5 CPD hours)


Key questions on vaginal discharge

Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush

1.5 CPD hours

Clinical casebook: hypertension

Consultant cardiologist Dr Angus Nightingale and clinical research fellow Dr Thomas Hinton on blood pressure monitoring, contraindications to general anaesthesia and what blood pressure targets GPs should be aiming for.

1 CPD hour
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Recognising and referring signs of sepsis

Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care

1 CPD hour
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Drug allergy in primary care

Module summary
Dr Chris Rutkowski, consultant allergist, discusses how to treat drug allergy in primary care.
Learning objectives

This module will update you on:

  • Which patients to refer for allergy testing for beta-lactam allergy
  • Allergic reactions to beta-lactam 
  • IgE-mediated reactions to vaccines
Expert speaker
Dr Chris Rutkowski is a consultant allergist at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Richard Hunter
A bit too much about how and who to refer and what his particular clinic does , which as a specialised London clinic is very different from the services we can access locally.
I would have like more about immediate and late skin reactions / fixed drug reactions and how to recognise them
Alison Lilley
Chandrakala Morishetty
Chandrakala Morishetty
Gail Steedman