Primary Care Knowledge Boost

We are two GP’s in Wigan. We are working with Wigan CCG to produce educational podcasts aimed at local Primary Care health professionals.

Episodes Date

Lisa and Sara talk to Dr Rebecca Baron from Health Education England about Resilience. This is part one of a two part series about Resilience. In this episode we talk about what Resilience is and how ...
November 4, 2019
Lisa and Sara talk to Consultant Haematologist Dr Chris Gregory about Immunoglobulins. The subject is approached from the point of view of primary care clinicians ordering immunoglobulin blood tests. ...
October 14, 2019
Lisa and Sara talk to Consultant Haematologist Dr Chris Gregory about B12 and folate deficiency. In this episode we talk about B12 and folate deficiency; How to investigate further and manage these re...
September 23, 2019
Lisa and Sara talk to Consultant Haematologist Dr Chris Gregory about anaemia and iron deficiency. In this episode we talk generally about anaemia, how to interpret full blood count results and iron d...
September 2, 2019
Lisa and Sara talk to GP Dr Gatenby about contraception. In this episode we talk about when contraception becomes effective when starting or swapping contraception types, quick starting pills, post-n...
July 17, 2019
Lisa and Sara talk to GP Dr Gatenby about contraception. In this episode we talk about why contraception is so important, types of contraception, the new ways to take the COCP, the differences between...
July 12, 2019
Lisa and Sara talk to Consultant Cardiologist Dr Karthikeyan about palpitations and atrial fibrillation.  ____ Resources mentioned in the episode: BMJ best practice article about pheochromocytoma: ...
June 26, 2019
Lisa and Sara talk to Consultant Cardiologist Dr Karthikeyan about cardiac causes for blackouts.  ____ Resources mentioned in the episode: - GMC guidance on reporting driving concerns: click here - D...
June 19, 2019
Lisa and Sara talk to Consultant Cardiologist Dr Arya about Heart failure. Have feedback or suggestions? You can help us know how we are doing with our 5 minute survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/...
May 29, 2019
Lisa and Sara talk to Consultant Gastroenterologist Dr Bliss about Irritable Bowel Syndrome.  ***THIS EPISODE HAS BEEN RE-UPLOADED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT CA125 BLOOD TESTS*** Have feedback...
May 29, 2019

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