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

The information: meibomian cysts

Module summary
Consultant ophthalmic surgeons Dr Gilli Vafidis and Dr Vickie Lee discuss Meibomian cysts using PUNs and DENs.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on Miebomian cysts, including:

  • How to distinguish a meibomian cyst from a stye – especially when it’s infected
  • Differential diagnoses to consider
  • The prognosis and likelihood of resolution 
  • At what point might referral be warranted

Dr Gilli Vafidis and Dr Vickie Lee are consultant ophthalmic surgeons at North West London Hospitals NHS trust. 

For more information on how to manage eye conditions within general practice, please visit the Royal College of General Practitioners' Eye Health website 

Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
0.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
1 CPD hour
What other GPs said after completing this module
simple and effective
Fiona Okeke
short and too the point
Rajeev Menon
Simple but useful module.
Niall Dove
informative , had forgotten some essential facts.
Debasis Roychoudhury
Debasis Roychoudhury