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

Interstitial lung disease (ILD) can be difficult to identify in primary care and unfortunately for some patients, currently carries a poor prognosis; the median survival for those with idiopathic pulm...
February 17, 2020
Worldwide, sepsis kills more people than cancer (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51138859). In 2050 it is predicted antibiotic resistance will kill more than cancer (http://bsac.org.uk/securing-new-...
February 3, 2020
Lisa and Sara talk to several different primary care professionals about portfolio working. Dr Anya Leaver, Dr Hussain Gandhi, Practice Nurse Alyson Rimmer, Dr Nikesh Vallabh, and Dr Saira Zaman share...
January 20, 2020
Lisa and Sara talk to GPwSI, Dr Rachel Hilton about Urticaria (aka hives/wheals).  She talks us through the pathophysiology, causes, potential triggers, history, examination and management of this som...
January 6, 2020
Lisa and Sara talk to GPwSI, Dr Rachel Hilton about Generalised Itching. She talks us through how to approach a patient presenting with generalised itching, the common and important causes, useful inv...
December 16, 2019
Lisa and Sara talk to Dr Rebecca Baron from Health Education England about Resilience.This is part two of a two-part series about Resilience. In this episode we continue the theme of exploring resourc...
November 25, 2019
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

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