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Dr Andrew Khoo explains key points for the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and what treatment options are available in general practice.

This education explores how to identify patients at elevated risk of cancer due to Lynch syndrome, and provides an overview of how Family Cancer Clinics can assist these patients through genetic testing and...

This audit seeks to assess patients whose chronic non-cancer pain is not adequately controlled, and who may benefit from a change in their pain management plan.

This activity focuses specially on how to conduct a psychosocial assessment to gain a better understanding of the woman’s life circumstances including her past and current social, emotional and...

Accredited Practising Dietitian Melanie McGrice explores the dietary requirements for healthy children, and how overweight and obese children should be managed.

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5. Perinatal Depression: GP mental health treatment plans

This activity is part 5 of a series of 6, which is also available as part of an ALM. This activity emphasises the importance of a multidisciplinary approach, where available, and collaboration between service providers. The need for knowledge concerning local referral pathways for different levels of risk, severity and complexity of mental health disorders are explored.

Appropriate BRCA1 and BRCA2 referrals to Family Cancer Clinics

Hereditary mutations of the tumour suppressor genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 can lead to an elevated risk of breast cancer. This education explores how to identify affected patients with a family history of cancer, and provides an overview of how Family Cancer Clinics can assist these patients through genetic testing and risk management.

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