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
Video module - Premium

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

How to treat eight challenging patient groups

Module summary

GPs may face certain patients who require specific help. Experts advise on how to treat them

Learning objectives

Top tips on:

  • Dealing sensitively with vulnerable young people
  • Where to refer veterans 
  • Unique health needs of asylum seekers and refugees 
  • Obligations when treating professional drivers

Dr Alan Stevenson has provided GP services to a young persons’ secure unit for 11 years and is a freelance GP in Swansea

Dr Fiona Cornish is a GP in Cambridge and a former president of the Medical Women’s Federation

Dr Jonathan Leach is a GP in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, and chair of the Armed Forces Reference Group

Dr Theresa Wozniak is a volunteer doctor at Medical Justice and a recently retired GP

Dan Kremer is a medicolegal adviser at Medical Protection

Debbie Hustings is NHS Partnership Manager Carers Guildford & Waverley CCG, Surrey. Ruth Martin, Action for Carers Surrey GP Carers Lead

Dr Catherine Millington-Sanders is a GP in Barnes and commissioner for end of life care

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
very good
Robert Nixon
Very good
Iheanyichukwu Oteh
Useful and important learning points particularly regarding veterans,refugees and professional athletes.
Angela Lawrence

It was interesting to consider what to do with patients who are asylum seeker without an address.
Gavin Watt
Very useful
Ronald Kok