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Are you managing multiple, complex mental health problems in Primary Care? Join us on our new Mental Health course covering a range of the latest Hot Topics in mental health that we see in primary care. Don’t worry if you miss something, all of the content will be available on-demand and broken down into individual topics.

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With a pre-recorded NB course, you can work your way through a course at your own leisure and at your own speed. 6 hours of learning, broken down into topics, available 24 hours a day to suit your own schedule

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Are you managing multiple, complex mental health problems in Primary Care? Join us on our new Mental Health course covering a range of the latest Hot Topics in mental health that we see in primary care. Don’t worry if you miss something, all of the content will be available on-demand and broken down into individual topics.

  • GP
    £120
  • GP Trainee
    £120
  • Nurses & Other Allied Health Professionals
    £120
  • Group or third party booking

Books

The Hot Topics Course reference book accompanies the course but is also available to purchase separately

The book is fully referenced with recent summaries of the evidence commonly seen in primary care. Most of our delegates use this every day, like they use the BNF.


Blogs

Panic disorder – do the drugs work?

Dr Simon Curtis
29th September 2022

Mike is on the phone. He has suffered from panic attacks all his life, but over the last few months they have become much more common. They are recurrent, can be unexpected and the fear that they will...

‘It’s your hormones, love’ ‘Oh, someone’s got their period’

Dr Siobhan Becker
3rd March 2022

Jokes about women and their hormones are as old as the hills and generally about as welcome as a sharp object in the eye. Nonetheless, there is a mass of evidence demonstrating the fundamental role that...


Podcasts

S3 E14: The "Sorry, I'm Not Sorry" Song; bye bye Boris; prescribing for anxiety, bariatric surgery to reduce cancer, RSV vaccine

8th July 2022

<p>Welcome to another Hot Topics podcast from NB Medical with Dr Neal Tucker leading you through the latest news and research in general practice.&nbsp; Of course, we must touch on the demise of Boris Johnson and how he might still be in power if he'd just learned a thing or two from general practice. </p><p>Meanwhile, in research, we look at prescribing trends in anxiety disorders, whether bariatric surgery can reduce cancer risk in overweight people, and two papers on covid vaccination against Omicron, first on efficacy in kids, second on the relative merits of vaccination vs natural immunity,&nbsp; plus could a new vaccine for RSV be just around the corner?</p><p>And with hot weather finally coming to the UK,&nbsp; time to remind ourselves about the symptoms and signs of <a href="https://www.nbmedical.com/kiss/kiss-heat-related-illness" target="_blank" rel="noopener">heat-related illness in our KISS from NB</a>. </p><p><b>References</b>:</p><p><a href="https://bjgp.org/content/72/720/e511" target="_blank" rel="noopener">BJGP Trends in anxiety medications</a> </p><p><a href="https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2793220" target="_blank" rel="noopener">JAMA Bariatric surgery and cancer risk</a></p><p><a href="https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2205011?query=featured_home" target="_blank" rel="noopener">NEJM Covid vaccine in kids</a></p><p><a href="https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2116154" target="_blank" rel="noopener">NEJM Covid vaccination vs natural protection vs hybrid immunity</a></p><p><a href="https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2203965" target="_blank" rel="noopener">NEJM RSV vaccine study</a></p><p></p>

S3 E13 - "Plans for change", Panorama and Partnership; NICE Traffic Lights, internet based CBT for trauma; opioids post-surgery

17th June 2022

<p>In this new episode of the Hot Topics podcast from NB Medical.&nbsp; Dr Neal Tucker reflects on a busy week in the politics of UK general practice: "plans for change" from the English health secretary, but the head of primary care for NHSE says partnerships aren't going anywhere. Meanwhile, Panorama highlights the challenges for private companies running NHS GP practices. Where will it all end up? Answers on an e-consult, or email us at hottopics@nbmedical.com.</p><p>Meanwhile, there is some research! Important new data from the BJGP on the accuracy of the NICE traffic light system for fever in &lt;5yos suggesting those old GPs might have been right all along; also can internet-based therapy for PTSD be as good as traditional therapy? And is there any role for opioids post-surgery?</p>

S3 E9 - The RCGP Membership Fee Song; Working weekends; Covid in hamsters; The Triple F*** Syndrome; Child mental health; Recurrent UTIs

18th March 2022

<p>In the Hot Topics podcast, Neal Tucker discusses the latest primary care news and research.</p><p>This week:</p><ul><li>Reflecting on NHS England's PCN stipulations - general practice finds itself in a lose-lose situation. Is it a coincidence it comes just as a think tank backed by the health secretary pushes for all GPs to be salaried?&nbsp;</li><li>Research:<ul><li>Hamsters can give you covid. What should we do? <a href="https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)00326-9/fulltext#%20" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Lancet</a></li><li>The Triple F*** Syndrome - a different way to think about personality disorder? <a href="https://bjgp.org/content/72/716/120" target="_blank" rel="noopener">BJGP</a></li><li>What do young people with mental health issues value from general practice and what helps. <a href="https://bjgp.org/content/72/716/e161" target="_blank" rel="noopener">BJGP&nbsp;</a></li><li>Durability of maternal COVID antibodies in infants - is natural infection or vaccination best? <a href="https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2788986" target="_blank" rel="noopener">JAMA</a></li></ul></li></ul><p>Also, keep a look on the website www.nbmedical.com for our free Migrant Health webinar Tuesday 26th April at 7:30 pm.</p>


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