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Key questions on analgesia in palliation

Professor Mike Bennett, consultant in palliative medicine, and Dr Chris Kane, specialty registrar, answer questions from Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on the WHO analgesic ladder, adjuvant medication and self-help strategies

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Stroke and TIA

This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of stroke and TIA. 

1.5 CPD hours
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Key questions on psoriasis

Dr Tang Ngee Shim and Dr Andrew Ilchyshyn, consultant dermatologists, on corticosteroids, the impact of biologics on infections in primary care, and occupational risks for psoriasis patients

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How to avoid breaching confidentiality

Module summary

Medicolegal experts present five case studies to illustrate how new GMC guidance affects decisions over patients’ privacy 

Learning objectives

Get updated on protecting patient confidentiality, including:

  • Dealing with confidentiality issues when a patient lacks capacity
  • Sharing a patient's details with other agencies
  • Handling section 47 requests
  • Sharing genetic details with a patient's family members
Author

Dr Beverley Ward, Dr Edward Farnan and Dr Nicola Lennard are medicolegal advisers to the Medical Defence Union

Date module published
30/08/2017
Module due for review
30/08/2019
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
A very useful review of a situation that can arise at any time.
Catriona Robertson
21.09.2017.
Eye opening and disturbing . Confidentiality can restrict my practice to give the best possible support for patient and family.
John Geldart
15.09.2017.
Interesting
Bidita Bhowmick
14.09.2017.
good
Louise Simmons
13.09.2017.
good concise update
Hilary Kevan
12.09.2017.