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Chronic pain

This definition contains several important elements:

  • Pain is an experience, i.e it is subjective.
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Varicoceles and male infertility

Infertility is the failure to conceive after >1y of reguar unprotected sex. One in seven couples in teh UK access infertility treatent. Abnominal semen analysis occurs in nearly half of couples...

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Acute severe asthma

We should treat every attendance with an asthma exacerbation as severe asthma until proven otherwise. 

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Lung cancer

And remember too that stopping smoking is beneficial at any stage, even after a diagnosis of lung cancer.

Click below to see our summary of NICE guidance and recent BMJ and...

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Subclinical hypothyroidism. Overdiagnosis or worth treating?

So, is this overdiagnosis? Shared decision-making and monitoring rather than treating is a very reasonable option until the evidence catches up and definitively guides us as...

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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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Mental Health Course

You asked for more mental health updates, and we’re delivering!

This course will give you the tools, techniques and confidence to help you in this area!

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Women's Health Course

A comprehensive guide to understanding and managing common gynaecological problems in general practice.

It fulfils the CPD criteria for DFSRH/DFFP LoC IUD/SDI.

See our 2020 dates!