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Dr Anne Connolly advises on the pathophysiology of PCOS, managing short term effects and advising women with fertility concerns

1 CPD hour

Key questions on infections in pregnancy

Dr Jessica Garner, clinical fellow in obstetrics and gynaecology and Miss Maryam Parisaei, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, on investigating rash in pregnant women, managing chicken pox in pregnancy and travel advice for zika virus.

1.5 CPD hours

Key questions on atrial fibrillation

Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment

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
Karen Graham
really useful
Hannah Cook
comprensive well writen, simle to understand,remember in day to day practice
Piarey Kaul
Interesting and informative. Having read the article I feel better able to deal with women with hair loss
Paul Hickman
Very good module, though short however; the information is more than enough to GP who see patients with hair loss now and again
Omar Al-Atragchi