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Top tips: alcohol dependency

2018-12-19T12:07:00+00:00By Dr Stephen Willott

Dr Stephen Willott provides 10 top tips for assessing alcohol dependency in primary care including how to manage patients presenting in crisis


Updated guideline on ADHD defines the role of primary care


Dr Natasha Halliwell examines the latest recommendations from NICE on recognising, treating, and managing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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Rough seas and calm waters


I recently took part in a voluntary parenting course run by my son’s primary school for one evening a week over 6 weeks. When I signed up, I did not expect that it would prove so transferable to my role as a GP.


Co-morbidities in type 2 diabetes


Dr Kevin Fernando describes eight common co-morbidities in patients with type 2 diabetes and how the co-existing conditions should be managed

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Top tips: perinatal mental health problems


Dr Stephanie de Giorgio offers top tips for the detection, assessment, and management of perinatal mental health problems in primary care

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Educational resources

Sondate XL FDG index

Formulary decision guide: Sondate® XL (quetiapine fumarate) prolonged-release tablets

2018-10-24T08:00:00+01:00Commissioned by Teva UK Limited

Information intended for healthcare professionals only. This formulary decision guide was developed from content provided by Teva UK Limited in a format developed by Guidelines in Practice. It has been reviewed by a member of the Guidelines in Practice editorial board.

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Formulary decision guide: Gazylan XL® 8 mg, 16 mg, 24 mg health prolonged‐release capsules (galantamine XL)

2018-09-14T08:08:00+01:00Commissioned by Teva UK Limited

Commissioned by Teva UK Limited

Related Guidelines summaries

  • NICE PTSD guideline

    Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:15 GMT

    This summary of the NICE PTSD guideline covers assessment and coordination of care, access to care, principles of care, and disaster planning

  • NICE ADHD guideline

    Mon, 26 Mar 2018 16:12 GMT

    The updated summary covers key points on identification and treatment of ADHD, management, supporting families and carers, and appropriate medication.

  • PHE dementia guideline

    Mon, 03 Jul 2017 09:00 GMT

    This summary covers risk factors for developing dementia in later life and what steps can be taken to lower a person’s risk of having this condition.

  • NICE guideline: mental health in people with learning disabilities

    Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00 GMT

    A useful summary of NICE's guidance on the management of mental health problems in people with learning disabilities.

  • SIGN autism guideline

    Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00 GMT

    A concise summary of SIGN's guideline on autism, which covers non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions, and service provision.