This one-hour module seeks to improve management of patients with Parkinson’s disease in primary care, focussing on identifying whether motor and non-motor symptoms are well controlled, taking appropriate steps to manage symptoms, and recognising the importance of specialist referral.
Advance care planning is an essential part of providing patient-centred care in line with a person's goals, beliefs and preferences, especially in later life. This module covers the key aspects of creating an advance care plan, the selection of a substitute decision-maker, and the legal frameworks surrounding advance care plans.
Dr Allan Shell sits down to pen his thoughts on dementia in general practice, and how you can help promote quality of life, rather than just longevity of life, in your older patients.
Dr Joe Kosterich discusses the increasing pressure to deliver end of life care outside hospitals and the important role GPs play in ensuring the best quality of life for their palliative care patients.