Primary Care Knowledge Boost

All things General Practice! Join doctors Sara and Lisa as they interview specialists from around Greater Manchester 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.

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Primary Care Knowledge Boost has teamed up with the Greater Manchester GP and GP Nurse Fellowship schemes as well as the Additional roles in General Practice scheme to incorporate episodes related to ...
November 25, 2020
In this episode, Lisa and Sara speak to consultant neurologist, Dr Matt Jones about headaches. The discussion has a focus on the diagnosis and categorisation of common headaches with a touch of manag...
November 11, 2020
Lisa and Sara are joined by GP and HIV lead for Greater Manchester Dr Marlon Morais and Yvonne Richards, an inspiring positive speaker from George House Trust to talk about HIV in Greater Manchester. ...
October 28, 2020
In this episode Lisa and Sara talk to Dr Avril Danczak, a GP with an interest in managing uncertainty in medicine which led to her co-authoring the RCGP published book called Mapping Uncertainty in Me...
October 14, 2020
This week’s podcast episode is all about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome with Tameside Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Dr Mahshid Nickkho-Amiry. It’s a detailed look at the subject using an ex...
September 30, 2020
Managing the common palliative symptoms of nausea, vomiting and constipation can make a world of difference to the quality of life of our patients. This week, Lisa and Sara are joined again by Drs Lia...
September 16, 2020
To help us brush up on managing palliative patients with pain, Lisa and Sara speak to Dr Anna Murray (Palliative Care Specialist, WWL) and GP Lead Dr Liam Hosie (Palliative Care and GP, WWL). We star...
September 2, 2020
Early diagnosis of cancer is a huge priority in order to try to improve our cancer survival rates in the UK. Lisa and Sara took the opportunity to speak to Dr Sarah Taylor, GP in Fallowfield and Cance...
August 19, 2020
Good consultation skills can hone diagnosis, management plans, safety-netting and safety thereby really affecting patient outcomes. GP and Primary Care Educator Dr Avril Danczak shares her insights in...
August 5, 2020
As part of her role as Associate Dean in Health Education North West, Dr Alison Caldwell looks after GP trainees who sit the AKT and those that may fail. In this episode she shares her pearls of wisdo...
July 22, 2020

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