Engaging and inspiring resources, education and CPD for GPs and the primary care team.

About Red whale

We are one of the UK's leading medical education providers, delivering high quality training and resources to around 30,000 primary care colleagues each year! Online and face to face, our courses are varied, engaging, and suitable for GPs and all clinicians within primary care.

We are, and have always been, 100% pharma free!

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Face to Face Courses

In-person events

Fully interactive events from Red Whale: face to face update courses for primary care 

 

Face to face courses

Online & Printed Handbooks

Written resources for primary care

Clinical update articles for in consultation reference - online and printed handbooks

Written resources

Online Courses & Subscriptions

Full and half day online courses

Online training courses for primary care - live hosted & interactive online events or watch on demand
 



Online courses

Red Whale Unlimited

12 months access to ALL Red Whale online courses, live and on demand, plus 900+ written resources - for one set price!


 



Red Whale Unlimited

Online & Printed Handbooks

Written resources for primary care

Clinical update articles for in consultation reference - online and printed handbooks

Written resources

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New Pearl

22 Feb 2024

Eating disorders – a longer read…Eating disorders – a longer read…

Next week is Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and we are sharing our whole article to offer us all the chance of a refresher. Early intervention makes a big difference, especially for anorexia nervosa. Primary care has an important role to play, but we need the support of specialist pathways – and, we know, waiting lists can be LONG! 

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New Pearl

15 Feb 2024

Can you measure my oestrogen levels? I think I need to increase my HRTCan you measure my oestrogen levels? I think I need to increase my HRT

Increased menopause awareness means we may meet challenges in primary care that are not covered by NICE or other guidelines. This may present dilemmas and uncertainty. We may encounter patients who have been prescribed above-licence doses of HRT, or who are requesting increased doses due to persistent menopausal symptoms.  

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New Pearl

08 Feb 2024

Erox-what and supporting men with concerns…Erox-what and supporting men with concerns…

Erectile dysfunction has been in the media, and we may be getting asked about it: Eroxon is a new topical treatment for erectile dysfunction. It is being widely advertised in the UK and is available over the counter. 

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New Pearl

01 Feb 2024

Contraception: there’s a new kid in town…Contraception: there’s a new kid in town…

We know that, when it comes to contraception, LARCs should be our first choice because they are more effective – but they don’t suit all women and some prefer alternatives. 

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New Pearl

25 Jan 2024

Measles: an updateMeasles: an update

In 2016, the WHO declared the UK to be free of measles. Sadly, this is no longer the case, in large part down to incomplete vaccination coverage. Vaccination rates are at the lowest in a decade, and, in January 2024, the UKHSA declared a national health incident due to a significant measles outbreak in the West Midlands. 

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New Pearl

18 Jan 2024

His head is all squished on one side…His head is all squished on one side…

Now, this could mean many things, but hopefully if this is a call to general practice, this will be a worry about a baby’s non-acute asymmetrical head.  In most cases, this will be “normal” and relate to the babies preferred positioning (positional plagiocephaly) but rarely it could point to a more serious underlying problem.  

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New Pearl

11 Jan 2024

Scabies surge: spotting it and managing it (if you can get hold of the treatments!)Scabies surge: spotting it and managing it (if you can get hold of the treatments!)

“Doctors report ‘nightmare’ surge in scabies across UK” (Guardian, 1 January)  If you’re already feeling a little itchy, you’re not alone. This week’s Pearl focuses on scabies.

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New Pearl

04 Jan 2024

Actively beat the new year blues…Actively beat the new year blues…

We all know that new year is a notoriously TERRIBLE time to make sweeping resolutions or try to embark on drastic lifestyle change. But, for many of our patients (and, let’s face it, many of us), becoming more active is achievable. And, unlike almost all other things in medicine, it’s all upside!

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New Pearl

14 Dec 2023

The heating’s back on – beware carbon monoxide poisoning!The heating’s back on – beware carbon monoxide poisoning!

Carbon monoxide poisoning is rare but easily missed. Making the diagnosis relies on spotting patterns in the history. 

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