Primary Care Knowledge Boost

All things General Practice! Join Sara and Lisa - two GPs in the Greater Manchester area - as they interview specialists from different subject areas with the aim of improving the confidence and knowledge of local primary care clinicians. The podcast has been made possible due to the support of Wigan CCG and GP Excellence in Greater Manchester.

Episodes Date

Recorded in January 2020, this is the long awaited second part of Lisa and Sara’s conversation with Professor Anthony Jones and Consultant Physiotherapist William Gregory from Salford Royal Foundation...
June 3, 2020
With so much changing in how we work in general practice at the moment, assessing and investigating patients for suspected cancer symptoms can be a challenge. To help talk us through the current situa...
May 20, 2020
Yesterday was international nurses day and so we wanted to highlight the great work that is being done by our community nurses during COVID-19. Our guests are: Lesley Royle-Pryor: Primary and Communi...
May 13, 2020
Lisa and Sara talk to doctors involved in primary care research to give an overview of what developments are happening in COVID-19 research in the community at the moment. Our guests are: Professor Ph...
May 6, 2020
Lisa and Sara take a short break from full recording this week. They give an update on what to hopefully expect from episodes over the next few weeks as well as sharing a couple of useful links and in...
April 29, 2020
There have been a lot of questions within primary care regarding shielding and vulnerable patients. Sara and Lisa speak to Dr Joanna Bircher and Dr Viren Mehta about the confusion and get their though...
April 22, 2020
A current concern for primary care clinicians is how to manage end of life care in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lisa and Sara are joined by Dr Liam Hosie, Dr Adam Firth and Dr Viren Mehta who...
April 15, 2020
Lisa and Sara are joined by GPs Dr Viren Mehta and Dr Joanna Bircher who summarise new guidelines and evidence relevant in primary care this week. Covered this episode: Clinically recognised natural...
April 8, 2020
In this, our second of the COVID-19 specific episodes, GPs Lisa and Sara are joined electronically by Dr Dan Bunstone (GP and Clinical Director of Warrington CCG and Chief Medical Officer at Push Doct...
April 1, 2020
We have decided to take a break from our normal release schedule to do a special, weekly series about the COVID-19 situation which is unfolding. Our hope is that we can provide some useful and practic...
March 25, 2020

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