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1.5 CPD hours

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1 CPD hour
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Recognising and referring signs of sepsis

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1 CPD hour

Key questions on common eye and eyelid conditions

Module summary
Mr Hugo Henderson, consultant ophthalmic and ocuplastic surgeon, answers questions from GP Dr Mandy Fry on eye infections and gland problems.
Learning objectives

This module offers the latest evidence-based advice on diagnosing and managing eye infections and gland problems, including:

  • Distinguishing between viral and bacterial causes of conjunctivitis
  • The best way to manage ingrowing lashes
  • Why  orbital cellulitis occurs
  • How often dacryocystitis in adults requires surgery


This module was first published in September 2013. It was reviewed and updated by Mr Hugo Henderson in August 2015.


Mr Hugo WA Henderson is a consultant ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon for The London Clinic. His NHS practice is with the Royal Free Hospital.

Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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
cover s all relevant day to day aspects
Fiona Okeke
A good overview of eyelid conditions and their presentations
Neelum Shahzad
Very good particularly the chart of common eye conditions and their features.
Niall Dove
Michael Downing
Very good
Martin Durrant