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

Top tips in musculoskeletal care: a video module

Module summary

GP and primary care lead at Arthritis Research UK, Dr Tom Margham's quick guide to key recent research and practice developments in low back pain, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Learning objectives

To provide a concise update on the key recent research and practice developments in:

  • low back pain
  • ostearthritis
  • rheumatoid arthritis

Dr Margham gave this talk at Pulse Live which took place in May 2013 and the studies he covers are listed below- with links to download the papers for reference:

You can also download the Arthritis Research UK self-help guide Living with long-term pain - a guide to self-management.


The powerpoint slides will cycle through automatically as the video plays, but if you are interested in a particular aspect of the presentation, use the arrow buttons at the bottom of the screen to navigate through the slides, simply click on the slide you are interested in and you will be taken to the relevant part of the video.

After viewing the video, you will complete a multiple-choice assessment to test the knowledge you have gained. You will then have the opportunity to record your personal learning points and claim your CPD credits, which will be recorded on a certificate stored automatically in your Pulse Learning CPD log.

Expert speaker
Dr Tom Margham is a GP in east London and primary care lead at Arthritis Research UK
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
Good .
Debasis Roychoudhury
Good general talk with some pointers for clinical practice
Nita Kodical
Excellent talk, thanks
Gillian Clark
great thanks
Antonio Delgado
Norman Gordon