Case by case: back pain

Dr Adam Woo on red flags for spinal pathology, managing medications for back pain and screening tools for primary care

1.5 CPD hours

Ten ways to tempt trainees or new GPs into partnership

Dr Heather Ryan suggests how practices can attract GPs to join as partners during or just after training

1 CPD hour

Key questions on eating disorders

Dr Dominique Thompson on diagnostic criteria for anorexia, managing ‘borderline’ cases and investigations in bulimic patients

1 CPD hour

Key questions on falls

Module summary
Consultant geriatrician Dr Rod Kersh answers questions from GP Dr Mandy Fry on establishing underlying disease and medications most likely to lead to falls
Learning objectives

This module will update you on:

  • The questions to ask to determine if a patient that is falling frequently has an underlying disease
  • Using warfarin in patients that fall frequently
  • Medications that may be increasing falls
  • Environmental factors that can contribute to falls 

Dr Rod Kersh is a consultant physician and geriatrician at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Chelsea Doughty is an improvement fellow at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Useful summary for updating and reference
Colin Spencer
Hollistic approach advised. Practical tips.
Numan Md Yusuf
Section on investigation and physical causes required
Spencer Quick
Excellent module.
Mukthar Ahmad
Patrick Scully