Key questions on analgesia in palliation

Professor Mike Bennett, consultant in palliative medicine, and Dr Chris Kane, specialty registrar, answer questions from Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on the WHO analgesic ladder, adjuvant medication and self-help strategies

1.5 CPD hours
Case-Based Learning

Stroke and TIA

This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of stroke and TIA. 

1.5 CPD hours

Key questions on psoriasis

Dr Tang Ngee Shim and Dr Andrew Ilchyshyn, consultant dermatologists, on corticosteroids, the impact of biologics on infections in primary care, and occupational risks for psoriasis patients

1.5 CPD hours

Key questions on perinatal mental health

Module summary

Dr Carrie Ladd on the baby blues, prescribing for mental illness in the perinatal period and postnatal psychosis

Learning objectives

This module brings you the latest in managing perinatal mental health conditions, including:

  • When to suspect that 'baby blues' are postnatal depression
  • Which self-help resources to recommend 
  • How to safely prescribe antidepressants
  • How to counsel women with postnatal depression who are considering another pregnancy

Dr Carrie Ladd is a GP and RCGP clinical champion for perinatal mental health in Oxfordshire. For more of her writing, visit
Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones, a GP in Stockport, Cheshire, asked the questions

Conflicts: none declared

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
some useful information
Nicola Smith
Very good
Laurence Nathan
Olujide Soremi
Good revision on differences between baby blues and depression.

Reassuring news on SSRIs

Good reminder about pre-existing mental health /BPD and psychoses
Mary Best
Very helpful summary.
Thomas Askew