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Latest Updates

Hormonal contraception and depression

  • Offering women contraceptive choice reduces the risk of an unintended pregnancy which could worsen her mental health.
  • We should counsel women about possible side-effects of hormonal contraception - including...
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Several indications for use. Different cut-off thresholds for different uses. What is all the fuss about FIT?

  • Colorectal cancer screening: FIT is the screening test of choice for the national screening programme from 2019.
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Emollients are dangerous!

Autumn is here and patients will be starting to turn on their heating - so now may be the time to think about fire risk and advise patients.


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Addiction to prescribed drugs, summary of PHE data and some tips to help!

In light of these findings, PHE made several recommendations to the NHS to promote awareness of the harms of these drugs and better shared understanding with patients:

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What is a successful negotation?

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GP Update Online Course

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FourteenFish Appraisal

When you book your GP Update course, you’ll unlock a 15% discount on the FourteenFish Appraisal Toolkit.

We’ve also set up a two-way link between GPCPD and FourteenFish.

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Durham Roadshow 2019

Join us for our Durham Roadshow!


Six updates over five days!


Tues 26 - Sat 30 Nov 2019.


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