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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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Key learning points: GP appraisal 2020

2020-10-15T16:40:00+01:00By

Dr Honor Merriman summarises the latest changes to the GP appraisal process in four key learning points

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Key learning points: malnutrition in people with COPD

2020-05-26T10:16:00+01:00By

Dr Anita Nathan identifies key learning points for primary care from a best-practice guide to managing malnutrition in COPD

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Key learning points: NICE diverticular disease

2020-04-23T15:15:00+01:00By Dr Michael Sproat

Dr Michael Sproat identifies five key learning points for primary care from the 2019 NICE guideline on the diagnosis and management of diverticular disease

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

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Top tips: contraception and COVID-19

2020-11-20T13:11:00+00:00By

Dr Toni Hazell explains why seizing the opportunity to offer long-acting reversible contraception is more important now than ever

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Top tips: urinary incontinence in women

2020-09-16T09:24:00+01:00By

Dr Toni Hazell shares 10 top tips on diagnosing and managing urinary incontinence in women

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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

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

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Interim guidance aims to reduce confusion around asthma management

2020-11-20T12:35:00+00:00By Dr Sinan Eccles

Dr Sinan Eccles discusses how the interim All Wales guideline offers pragmatic advice to primary care to help address conflicts in current guidance for asthma

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Pregnancy and rheumatic diseases: best practice and prescribing considerations

2020-11-16T15:54:00+00:00By Dr Ian Giles, Dr Caroline Gordon

Professor Ian Giles and Professor Caroline Gordon describe best practice in the care of women of child-bearing age with inflammatory rheumatic diseases before, during, and after pregnancy

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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Key learning points: GP appraisal 2020

2020-10-15T16:40:00+01:00By

Dr Honor Merriman summarises the latest changes to the GP appraisal process in four key learning points

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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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Guidelines Live 2020—now available on demand

2020-11-19T08:30:00+00:00

Join over 1000 GPs, nurses and pharmacists who attended the Guidelines Live virtual event to listen to expert speakers discussing latest guidelines

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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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Reflections of a newly qualified GP during a pandemic

2020-11-16T16:05:00+00:00By Dr Sarah Merrifield

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Accepting and appreciating the applause

2020-10-30T10:49:00+00:00By Dr Jonathan Griffiths

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Distress isn’t always mental illness

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

View from the ground, by Dr Emma Nash