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

Key questions on analgesia in palliation

Module summary
Professor Mike Bennett, consultant in palliative medicine, answers questions from Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on the WHO analgesic ladder, adjuvant medication and self-help strategies
Learning objectives

This module discusses the latest in managing pain in palliative care patients, including:

  • Getting 'value' from the WHO analgesic ladder
  • Self-help strategies and psychological interventions
  • Initiating and adjusting opiate prescribing
  • Non-cancer palliative care prescribing

Professor Michael Bennett is a professor of palliative medicine at St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds.

Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones is a GP in Stockport, Greater Manchester

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
concise, interesting: useful in making opioid management decisions
Samantha Stanbrook
Heidi Margarete Alexander
very good
Malachy Larkin
Helen Wood
Very good.
Gordon Anderson