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

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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

Clinical casebook: ophthalmology

Module summary

Consultant ophthalmologists Mr Omar Rafiq and Mr Jonathan Chan discuss cases of floaters, the ophthalmic effects of high blood pressure and contact lens infections.

Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on key ophthalmic issues, including:

  • When GPs should be concerned about floaters
  • What effective treatments are available to resolve xanthelasma
  • What issues to be wary of regarding contact lenses
  • The risk factors regarding macular degeneration

Mr Omar Rafiq is a consultant ophthalmologist at Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Jonathan Chan is a consultant ophthalmologist at Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

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
very good
Aleksandra Cichomska-Bucholc
very useful
Fiona Okeke
Really helpful
Gillian Hay
Useful casebook describing common presentations in primary care
Niall Dove
Useful information, relevant in general practice
Ajaz Ahmed