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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: urinary tract infections in adults

2020-02-11T09:57:00+00:00By Dr Sonya Jey

Dr Sonya Jey offers top tips on the diagnosis and management of urinary tract infection in different situations in primary care

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Top tips: personalising cancer care

2020-01-27T17:28:00+00:00By Dr Anthony Cunliffe

Dr Anthony Cunliffe shares 10 top tips for primary care on the provision of personalised care for people with cancer

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Top tips: vaccination myth-busting

2019-12-12T12:15:00+00:00By

Dr Toni Hazell offers 10 top tips about how best to manage scepticism toward vaccination and improve uptake of vaccines

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

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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

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Skin lesions: what’s the diagnosis?

2019-07-30T16:06:00+01:00By

Dr James Thambyrajah uses case studies to illustrate four different types of skin lesion and describes how each condition should be managed in primary care

Practical advice to help you with your preparation for your appraisal

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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

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Top tips: preparing for appraisal and revalidation

2019-05-08T14:48:00+01:00By

Dr Honor Merriman provides 10 top tips on how GPs can ensure they are ready for their appraisal, and how to get the most out of it

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Being a reflective practitioner

2018-11-22T09:00:00+00:00By

Dr Honor Merriman explores recent guidance on reflective practice for practitioners and students and how this supports learning and patient care

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Guidelines Live 2019

Be part of the UK’s largest clinical guidance event

2019-07-10T08:48:00+01:00By Guidelines Live

Book your tickets to Guidelines Live, where expert speakers will share their knowledge and answer your questions and exhibitors communicate the latest innovations in healthcare

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Guidelines Live—what's it all about?

2019-04-17T10:16:00+01:00By Valerie Benfield

Valerie Benfield, Guidelines Live event organiser, answers questions about MGP’s 2-day conference on clinical guidance and best practice

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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Don’t forget the midwife

2020-02-21T14:14:00+00:00By Sue Hope

View from the ground, by Sue Hope

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Life as a medical parent

2020-01-27T14:21:00+00:00By

View from the ground, by Toni Hazell

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No need to be a hero

2019-12-06T12:02:00+00:00By Dr Richard Crane

As I write this I am lying in bed feeling awful. Awful as in ill and awful as in guilty, in equal measure. I’m feeling ill because I have gastroenteritis and guilty because it is Monday morning and I should be at work. I should be tackling the post-weekend triage ...

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

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Key learning points: NICE acute kidney injury

2020-02-20T16:46:00+00:00By

Dr Ivan Benett discusses five key learning points from the recently updated NICE guideline on prevention, detection, and management of acute kidney injury

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Key learning points: NICE cannabis-based medicinal products

2020-02-20T11:41:00+00:00By Dr David Spraggett

Dr David Spraggett outlines five key learning points to take away from the 2019 NICE guideline on cannabis-based medicinal products

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Coronavirus: what is the role of primary care?

2020-02-14T15:29:00+00:00By

Dr Toni Hazell summarises the recent guidance on how to identify possible cases of novel coronavirus and why suspected cases must be isolated immediately

Lower urinary tract infection

Top tips: urinary tract infections in adults

2020-02-11T09:57:00+00:00By Dr Sonya Jey

Dr Sonya Jey offers top tips on the diagnosis and management of urinary tract infection in different situations in primary care

Nurse holding elderly patient hand

Top tips: personalising cancer care

2020-01-27T17:28:00+00:00By Dr Anthony Cunliffe

Dr Anthony Cunliffe shares 10 top tips for primary care on the provision of personalised care for people with cancer