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

Clinical casebook: acute childhood illness

Module summary

Consultant paediatrician Dr Peter Heinz advises on four presentations of acute childhood illness.

Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on key issues surrounding childhood illness, including:

  • How effective antipyretics are
  • How viral wheeze should be treated
  • The best way to obtain a specimen of urine for urinalysis
  • What proportion of children go on to develop asthma



Dr Peter Heinz is a general paediatrician in the paediatric emergency department in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

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
Excellent module but more cases would have been great.
Kapil Ojha
Heidi Northover
refeshing memory.
Debasis Roychoudhury
Very good and helpful.
Niall Dove
Very good
Fiona Moss