CPD for Doctors

Hospital Doctors

Hospital doctors are responsible for providing advice and reassurance to patients, diagnosing and treating illness, and providing care. It is important that healthcare professionals such as hospital doctors keep advancing their knowledge and understanding of their field in addition to taking measures to refresh current knowledge and skills.

All doctors are required to reach a minimum of 50 credits per year accumulating 250 CPD credits over 5 years. For detailed information on CPD credits and appraisal visit: https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/cpd/manage-your-cpd.


General Practitioners (GP's)

As a General Practitioner you are often the first point of contact for patients. Whether you are trying to assess a patients problems or you are offering advice on health and diet and it is important that you maintain a broad knowledge in the medical field.

General Practitioners are required to reach a minimum of 50 credits per year and cover a broad range of general practice experience accumulating 250 CPD credits over 5 years. For detailed information on GP CPD credits and appraisal visit: http://www.rcgp.org.uk/professional-development/cpd-credits-and-appraisal.aspx.

This section has a vast library of online CPD for doctors and GP's to allow you to continue your professional development in your own time.



  • A Practical Guide for the Management of Men with Suspected Testosterone Deficiency

    On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Acne

    This resource is composed of 10 clinical cases and is designed to assess the user’s knowledge of the advanced treatment of acne. On successful completion of the resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Actinic Keratosis

    This resource is composed of 10 clinical cases and assesses the user’s knowledge on the advanced treatment of Actinic Keratoses. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Adverse Drug Reactions

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on Adverse Drug Reactions. On successful completion of the resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Aesthetic Medicine Resources

    This bundle of Aesthetic Medicine resources will provide you with a variety of high quality learning material.

  • Aesthetics: Facial Anatomy

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on Aesthetics: Facial Anatomy. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Aging Skin and Hair

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on Aging Skin and Hair (Cosmetic/Aesthetic Medicine: Physiology, Gender, Anatomy and Hormones. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Allergic Reactions

    This resource is composed of 12 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on allergic reactions. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

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    An Overview of Skin Cancer

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of skin cancer. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Anaphylaxis

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on investigation, diagnosis and treatment of anaphylaxis. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Anaphylaxis in Aesthetic Practice

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on anaphylaxis in aesthetic/cosmetic practice. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Assessing Chest Pain

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on assessing chest pain. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Assessment and Management of Familial Hyperlipidaemia

    On successful completion of the resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Assessment of Lipid Disorders and Cardiovascular Risk

    On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Cardiology Resources

    This bundle of various Cardiology CPD resources will provide you with a variety of high quality learning material throughout the year.

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    Change in Bowel Habit and Constipation - for Primary Care Practitioners

    This resource, composed of 11 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge and understanding on the assessment and management of change in bowel habit and constipation. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on the management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. On successful completion of this resource, you'll be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Clinical Governance and Audit

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on clinical audit and requirements of clinical governance. On successful completion of the resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Common ENT Problems

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on the diagnosis and treatment of ENT conditions. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Common Skin Problems

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on the identification and treatment of common skin disorders. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Contraception

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user's knowledge on types, appropriate uses and contra-indications of contraception. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Cosmetic Medicine Resources

    This bundle of Cosmetic Medicine resources will provide you with a variety of high quality learning material

  • Dermatology Resources

    This bundle of various Dermatology CPD resources will provide you with a variety of high quality learning material.

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    Dermatopathology

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of dermatopathology. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Diabetes Resources

    This bundle of Diabetes resources will provide you with a variety of high quality learning material

  • Diagnosis and Management of Common Thyroid Problems

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on the interpretation of thyroid disorders. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Diagnosis of Diabetes

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on the diagnostic criteria developed for diabetes. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Diagnostic Synthesis

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on diagnostic synthesis. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

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    Dressings and Wound Care

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of dressings and wound care. On successful completion of this resourc, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Drug Interactions

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge and understanding of drug interactions. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Drugs Used in the Treatment of Psychiatric and Sleep Disorders

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on the treatment of psychiatric disease and sleep disorders. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Eczema

    This resource, composed of 11 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of the advanced treatment of eczema. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Free

    Endocrinology Resources

    This bundle of Endocrine resources will provide you with a variety of high quality learning material throughout the year.

  • Evidence Based Medicine

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge and understanding of interpretation of typical clinical data that would be presented in clinical trials. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Free

    Gastrointestinal Effects of Cancer and Palliative Care - for Palliative Specialists

    This resource, composed of 14 clinical cases, assesses your knowledge and understanding on the gastrointestinal effects of cancer and palliative care. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Genomic Medicine Resources

    This bundle of Genomic Medicine resources will provide you with a variety of high quality learning material throughout the year.

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of growth hormone deficiency in adults. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency in Childhood

    This resource, composed of 10 assessment questions, is designed to test your knowledge on diagnosing and managing growth hormone deficiency in childhood. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Hypogonadism and Testosterone Replacement for GPs

    On successful completion of the resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Hypogonadism for the Specialist

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of male hypogonadism. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Interpreting a Full Blood Count

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge and understanding and interpretation of the full blood count. On successful completion of the resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Interpreting Biochemistry Tests

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of interpreting biochemistry tests. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Investigation and Management of Heart Failure

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of the investigation and management of typical clinical cases of heart failure. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Latest Developments in Complex Hyperlipidaemia

    On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Free

    Leadership Skills

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge and understanding on leadership skills. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Lipid Management

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on the assessment and management of lipid disorders. On successful completion of the resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Management of Asthma

    This resource composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of the Management of Asthma. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Management of Back and Neck Pain

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of the Management of Back and Neck Pain. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Management of Hypertension

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of the management of hypertension. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Free

    Medical Management of Changes in Bowel Habit - for Gastroenterologists

    This resource, composed of 15 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge and understanding of medical management of changes in bowel habit - for Gastroenterologists. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Monitoring of Therapies

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of a wide range of commonly used drugs in clinical practice. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Obesity Resources

    This mini bundle of Obesity related CPD resources will provide you with a starter of learning material.

  • Osteoporosis

    This resource, composed of 4 modules each containing 12 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of Osteoporosis. On successful completion of each module, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Pain Management

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of a pain management. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Free

    Psoriasis for General Practitioners

    On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Free

    Psychodermatology

    This resource is composed of 10 clinical cases and assesses the user’s knowledge of psychodermatology. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Respiratory Resources

    This bundle of various Respiratory CPD resources will provide you with a variety of high quality learning material throughout the year.

  • Smoking Cessation

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses your approach to smoking cessation with young men and women. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Sports & Exercise Medicine Resources

    This mini bundle of CPD related to Sports and Exercise Medicine will provide you with a high quality learning material.

  • Spot Diagnosis

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of spot diagnosis. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Free

    Test Your Diabetes Knowledge

    This resource is a fun test-your-knowledge quiz on diabetes provided by DiplomaMSc.This particular quiz was attempted by some potential students at the Diabetes UK Conference in March 2012.

    Please note that there is no CPD certificate attached to this particular resource

  • The Investigation and Management of Depressive Illness

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of common presentations of depression and related illness. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • The Management of Stroke in Practice

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of common issues on the recognition and management of cerebrovascular disease. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Travel Medicine

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge and understanding of appropriate primary care advice for travel related conditions, as well as the effect of pre-existent conditions upon travel. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Treatment of Diabetes

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on managing diabetes in primary care. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Tumour Lysis Syndrome

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of the advanced treatment of tumour lysis syndrome. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Vitamin D Deficiency: Diagnosis and Management in Primary Care

    This resource composed of 11 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge and understanding on Vitamin D. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Vitamin D in Pregnancy and Children

    On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.

  • Women’s Health

    This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of management of common clinical conditions presenting in women. On successful completion of this resource, you will be provided with one hour of CPD.