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Supporting primary care and clinical commissioners with keeping up to date with clinical guidance and implementing best practice

Evidence-based, practical tips to help you to quickly update your knowledge in a range of clinical areas

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Top tips: joint pain

2020-09-16T09:05:00+01:00By

Dr Louise Warburton offers 10 top tips on the diagnosis and management of joint pain in primary care

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Top tips: obtaining and using feedback

2020-09-11T09:41:00+01:00By

Dr Honor Merriman offers top tips about making the most out of feedback from patients and colleagues

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Top tips: COVID-19 and mental health in young people

2020-09-03T11:54:00+01:00By Dr Dominique Thompson

Dr Dominique Thompson provides top tips about supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children, adolescents, and young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic

Case-based scenarios to help you with your diagnosis of a range of clinical conditions based on common symptoms

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Change in bowel habit: what’s the diagnosis?

2020-09-15T16:09:00+01:00By Dr Michael Sproat

Dr Michael Sproat uses five hypothetical case studies to explore possible causes of a change in bowel habit and how to diagnose and manage these in primary care

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Unintended weight loss: what’s the diagnosis?

2020-01-06T10:12:00+00:00By Dr Sonya Jey

Dr Sonya Jey explains the importance of considering and excluding sinister causes of unintentional weight loss and explores some clinical scenarios in which unintentional weight loss is a feature

Practical advice to help you with your preparation for your appraisal

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Top tips: obtaining and using feedback

2020-09-11T09:41:00+01:00By

Dr Honor Merriman offers top tips about making the most out of feedback from patients and colleagues

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Appraisal and revalidation in the era of COVID-19

2020-07-09T08:51:00+01:00By

Dr Honor Merriman discusses the suspension of the appraisal process at a time when reflection and peer support are crucial

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GP burnout: how much of a threat is it to doctors and their patients?

2020-01-17T12:05:00+00:00By

Dr Honor Merriman explores how to help GPs before they reach burnout and provides practical steps for supporting colleagues and improving morale

Guidelines Live

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Guidelines Live 2020—a virtual event

2020-08-28T14:56:00+01:00

Join us as we enter a new way of experiencing Guidelines Live in a virtual platform for the first time

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Guidelines Live returns on 17–18 November 2020

2020-06-23T15:27:00+01:00By Guidelines Live

Book your place at Guidelines Live to update your knowledge on the latest clinical guidance and learn how to implement guidance during and after the COVID-19 era

A useful template to help you reflect on Guidelines in Practice articles for your revalidation

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Reflective template

2018-06-25T09:32:00+01:00By

This reflective template is designed to help you reflect on your learning after reading a Guidelines in Practice article.

Short, personal anecdotes from your fellow professionals

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Distress isn’t always mental illness

2020-09-16T10:07:00+01:00By Dr Emma Nash

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Emotional self-preservation as an empathetic GP

2020-07-22T14:58:00+01:00By Dr Kathryn Hayman

View from the ground, by Dr Kathryn Hayman

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The yin and yang of COVID-19

2020-06-18T12:29:00+01:00By Dr Gail Allsopp

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Simple, practical tips on how to improve your and your practice’s efficiency

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Bid writing in general practice: how to win a losing battle

2018-10-25T09:12:00+01:00By

Dr Satpal Shekhawat explores the business development challenges faced by primary care clinicians, and the steps necessary to overcome them

Latest expert articles

Older man holding wrist

Top tips: joint pain

2020-09-16T09:05:00+01:00By

Dr Louise Warburton offers 10 top tips on the diagnosis and management of joint pain in primary care

Gastrointestinal system visualisation

Change in bowel habit: what’s the diagnosis?

2020-09-15T16:09:00+01:00By Dr Michael Sproat

Dr Michael Sproat uses five hypothetical case studies to explore possible causes of a change in bowel habit and how to diagnose and manage these in primary care

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Osteoporosis: target treatment on the basis of fracture risk

2020-09-15T15:37:00+01:00By Dr David Stephens

Dr David Stephens summarises new recommendations from the updated SIGN guideline on the management of osteoporosis and prevention of fragility fractures

Doctor receiving complaints from elderly person

Top tips: obtaining and using feedback

2020-09-11T09:41:00+01:00By

Dr Honor Merriman offers top tips about making the most out of feedback from patients and colleagues

Young man looking out window sadly

Top tips: COVID-19 and mental health in young people

2020-09-03T11:54:00+01:00By Dr Dominique Thompson

Dr Dominique Thompson provides top tips about supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children, adolescents, and young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic