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.
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.