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1.5 CPD hours

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

1 CPD hour

Dermatology essentials: managing hair loss in women

Module summary

Dr Helen Frow advises on managing this case of generalised hair loss

Learning objectives

Get update on managing hair loss in women including:

  • Questions to ask in the history
  • What to look for in an examination
  • Investigations to carry out
  • Causes to consider


This module was produced in association with the Primary Care Dermatology Society.


Dr Helen Frow is a GP and associate specialist in dermatology at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Trust. She is also an executive committee member of the Primary Care Dermatology Society 

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
Excellent module.
Mukthar Ahmad
very good topic.
George Duru
Useful but brief
Jenny McCollum
Michael Sissons
Sundeep Benning