Resources

When to refer for Spinal Surgery

Description Offering practical advice around the key factors to when considering a referral for spinal surgery.Mr Birender Balain, Spinal surgeon at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry […]

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18 March 2021

Osteoporosis and FRAX

Description Providing a very straightforward discussion around fall fracture risk assessment in Primary Care and how to use FRAX and adapt it for different clinical scenarios. An engaging and informative […]

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18 March 2021

Framework for Early Recognition of Cauda Equina Syndrome for Primary Care Clinicians

Description Diarmaid Ferguson and Chris Mercer discussed the National Back Pain Pathway and invited clinicians to provide feedback on a ‘work in progress.’ Cauda Equina is a devastating condition; ‘a […]

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18 March 2021

Differentiating Between Inflammatory and Mechanical Disease in the Feet

Description A comprehensive outline of how to differentiate between mechanical and inflammatory disease in the feet with practical guidance on advising patients about footwear.Heidi Siddle, Consultant Podiatrist NIHR Senior Clinical […]

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18 March 2021

Gout Management in Primary Care

Description An overview of gout management in primary care.Dr Ed Roddy, Reader in Rheumatology and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, School of Primary, Community and Social care, University of Keele

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18 March 2021

Rheumatology Update: New Drugs and Latest Developments including Covid

Description Rheumatology update: including an overview of new drugs and latest developments including COVID.Dr Sarah Mackie, Associate Professor in Rheumatology, Chapel Allerton hospital, Leeds.

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18 March 2021

Motivation – Maximising our Resources

Description Approaches to chronic pain and benefits of exercise and keeping active and the real-world examples of the results. The impacts of these approaches to individual care and wellbeing regimes […]

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18 March 2021

Requesting Radiology Investigations

Description A comprehensive overview of the issues to consider when requesting radiological investigations.Phil O’Connor, Consultant Radiologist and Associate Professor of Radiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals.

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18 March 2021

FCP Programme and HEE

Description A much-valued update on the First Contact Practitioner and Advanced Practitioners in primary care: (Musculoskeletal) Roadmap to Practice including the routes to becoming a supervisor going forward.Amanda Hensman-Crook, DipPhys, […]

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18 March 2021

Interpreting Blood Results

Description An overview of blood tests based on the conference approach to returning to first principles to build back up from the basic to assist in day-to-day practice under the […]

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