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Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush

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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.

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The new GMC prescribing guidance

Module summary

Dr Janet Page answers Dr Bill Beeby’s questions on the new GMC prescribing guidance.

Learning objectives

This module will cover a few selected areas of the new GMC prescribing guidance, including:

  • Using electronic systems to keep up-to-date with prescribing
  • Prescribing for patients you have referred to secondary care
  • Requirements for shared prescribing
  • Prescribing unlicensed medications
Author

Dr Janet Page is a medico legal advisor for the MDU. Dr Bill Beeby is chairman of the GPC prescribing subcommittee and a GP in Middlesborough. 

Date module published
12/06/2013
Module due for review
12/06/2015
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
Rather wishy washy answers to the questions.
GMC guidlines still pretty impossible for GP's to actually follow them
Graham Watts
18.04.2017.
Good
Diane De Clercq Moni
03.04.2017.
Ok, nothing earth-shattering!
Renate Marsh
25.02.2017.
good
Rosemarie Hart
23.02.2017.
Good ethical scenarios in reference to GMC guidance
Ajaz Ahmed
12.02.2017.