How GPs Can Promote Self-Management in Patients with Chronic Pain

Dealing with chronic pain is a daily struggle for a significant number of patients across the globe. As General Practitioners (GPs), we frequently encounter patients relying heavily on medications to manage their pain. However, increasing evidence suggests that self-management, particularly through education, empowerment, and challenging mindset about pain can lead to a considerable improvement in […]

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GP Obstetric Shared Care Newsletter | It’s All About Genetic Screening | November 2023

Latest Updates Just for You! Hello! We’re thrilled to usher in a new edition of our GP Obstetric Shared Care newsletter – your exclusive gateway to all things pregnancy and shared care. Get ready to embark on a journey of insights, updates, and shared experiences that make our shared care family truly extraordinary. So, grab […]

What to do the night before your fellowship exams 

It is important to understand that while you may focus on the night before the exam, or exam-day preparation, the overall exam experience is multi-faceted. There are three equally important supplementary “phases” surrounding the exam itself: the learning phase, the preparation phase, and the post-result phase (Raffety et al., 1997). So, while the focus is […]

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How to Enhance Opioid Management with Calculators and Risk Assessment Tools

Dealing with opioid management is a complex game – much trickier than any 3D puzzle or ultra-strategic board game! But it’s a reality for healthcare professionals, who are trying to navigate this task along with growing patient loads. Feeling overwhelmed? We’re here to help. This guide is loaded with effective tools and tips to enable […]

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Time management strategies: preparing for your Fellowship exams

Juggling work, study and personal life can be daunting for registrars and International Medical Graduates (IMGs). If you’re also preparing for your Fellowship exams, then you have a challenging schedule ahead. Every hour can feel crucial, and an unexpected delay or interruption can reduce the time you have to study and prepare for your exams. […]

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GP Obstetric Shared Care | Springtime Antenatal Insights For You | October 2023

Latest Spring Updates! Hello! As we are nearing the end of October, and many of us continue to try to find the lost hour of daylight savings, we are pleased to welcome you to a Spring Edition of our Obstetric Shared Care newsletter. We anticipate that the GP Obstetric Shared Care Policy and PPG will be endorsed […]

CCE preparation: Managing uncertainty in general practice

Traditional medical training emphasises a quest for certainty over uncertainty. So, rather than managing the difficult latter, we strive for the former through a process of elimination.  However, certainty isn’t always possible in clinical practice and learning to acknowledge and manage uncertainty as a registrar can help you develop an important key clinical skill. It […]

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your CPD studies? 

There are many reasons why doctors and other health professionals may complete professional development training activities. This can include because they are required to do so by their professional body, due to an interest or a love of learning, or due to a need to maintain skills and competence, and not become stagnant or behind […]

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Seven compelling health benefits of getting your patients back to work

As a GP, you are in a unique position of being able to improve the health of your patients who have been injured by encouraging them to return to work as soon as they are able. The evidence is irrefutable that the health benefits of work far outweigh any risks, and by supporting your patients […]

Why feedback can super-charge your CCE exam preparation

Constructive feedback is an important exam preparation tool for improving your Clinical Competency Exam (CCE) performance. Learn why, plus how to ensure you’re getting the right kind of feedback to make a difference. You are currently preparing to sit the RACGP Clinical Competency Exam (CCE). You are studying consistently and putting a lot of hours […]