News and Education for health professionals

This module aims to increase knowledge on paediatric NMDs and their associated red flags for referral, and understand the role of the GP in the management of the patient.

This ALM comprehensively covers the many stages of heart failure management including the identification of risk factors, diagnosis and investigations, pharmacological and non-pharmacological management,...

Advance care planning is an essential part of providing patient-centred care in line with a person's goals, beliefs and preferences, especially in later life. This module covers the key aspects of creating...

This education defines dementia and discusses the presenting symptoms and signs of the disease. The range of screening tools available in general practice is discussed and their merits and role considered....

Explore the screening, diagnosis, treatment and management methods for osteoporosis in men.

This module explores the process of creating individualised management plans for chronic non-cancer pain using non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches where appropriate.

Diagnosing a seizure

Dr Denis Crimmins discusses the diagnosis and classification of seizure disorders. The identification of the type of seizure and the epilepsy syndrome is important as these will guide the investigation and management of epilepsy.

Women with epilepsy

This feature discusses the impact of epilepsy and its treatment on women in the childbearing years. Areas covered include contraception, labour, pregnancy and lactation and the impact anti-epileptic drugs may have on a developing foetus and baby.