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THE WORK OF GENERAL PRACTICE QUESTIONNAIRE

Key
1 I feel very confident about this.
2 I feel quite confident about this.
3 I need to learn a bit about this.
4 I need to learn a lot about this.

Questionnaire to measure your confidence in dealing with the following conditions


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Infectious Diseases
Childhood Infections
Influenza
Gastroenteritis
Pyrexia of unknown origin
Glandular fever
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
HIV
Tropical Disease
Travel jabs
Notifiable disease
Free from infection certificate
Evidence-based use of antibiotics

Ear Nose & Throat


Facial pain
Catarrhal child
Otitis media0
Glue ear
Tonsillitis / sore throat
Sinusitis
Deafness
Audiology / hearing aids
Hoarseness
Menieres disease
Vertigo
Tinnitus
Hayfever
Indications for T & A
Dysphagia
Epistaxis

Eyes
Conjunctivitis
Painful red eye
Corneal ulcers
Cataract
Squint / othoptics
Glaucoma
Fundoscopy
Services for partial sight
Sudden loss of vision
Floaters

Chest Disease
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Acute asthma
Chronic asthma
COPD
Occupational lung diseases
TB
Bronchitis / pneumonia
Ca lung
Cough
Acute breathlessness
Chest pain (excl. cardiovascular)

Heart and circulation


Hypertension
Lipids
Heart failure
Acute MI
Angina
CPR
Post-MI rehabilitation
ECGs
Peripheral vascular disease
Varicose veins
DVT
Collapse
Primary prevention of heart disease
Secondary prevention of heart disease

Gynaecology / Genito-urinary
Menopause / HRT
Cervical screening
Breast screening
Post-menopausal bleeding
Vaginal discharge
Dyspareunia
Impotence
Subfertility
Psychosexual problems
RELATE
Cystitis
Nephritis / pyelitis
Renal colic
Haematuria
Uterine / ovarian cancer
Bladder / prostate cancer
Incontinent males
Incontinent females
Family Planning
Oral Contraceptives
Other hormonal methods
Caps, barrier methods
IUCD
Under 16s
New methods - Implants, IUDs
Sterilisation
Under 16s
Religious / ethnic differences
Unplanned pregnancy / TOP

Obstetrics
Antenatal care in practice
Postnatal care in practice
Home deliveries
Administration (forms, benefits, claims)

Paediatrics
Child health surveillance
Common minor problems
Minor orthopaedic problems
Common acute emergencies
Rare but important emergencies
GP role in rare disease
Behavioural problems (sources of help)
Children Act (Physical / sexual abuse)
Child protection / courts
Adoption / fostering / residential homes

The Elderly
Over-75 health surveillance
Falls in the elderly
Dementia
Elderly in own homes
Residential / nursing homes
Home carers
Meals on wheels
Voluntary services / private sector

Cancer
Early recognition / screening
Symptom relief / palliative care
GP knowledge of hospital care
Role of hospice / Macmillan nurse
Communication with patients / relatives

Abdomen
Recurrent upper abdominal pain
Recurrent lower abdominal pain
Acute abdominal pain
Diarrhoea
Rectal bleeding
Weight loss
Central Nervous System
Epilepsy
Hysterical fits
Headache
Migraine
Parkinsons disease
CVA / TIA
Stroke rehabilitation
MS
Brain tumours
TATT

Endocrine Disease
Managing diabetes
Complications of diabetes
GP diabetic clinics
Hypothyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hyperprolactinaemia
Delayed puberty

Musculoskeletal
Rheumatoid
Osteoarthritis
Gout
Osteoporosis
Back pain
Neck / shoulder pain
Physiotherapy
Tendon inflammation
Complimentary medicine
ME / Fibromyalgia
Joint injections
Peri-articular injections

Diseases of the mind


Anxiety
Depression
Insomnia
Atypical presentations of depression
Abuse of prescribed drugs
Abuse of illicit drugs
Alcohol abuse
Smoking
Eating disorders
Anxiety disorders
Managing the disturbed patient
Counselling
Family therapy
Mental Health Team
Care in the community

Skin disease
Acne
Eczema
Psoriasis
Warts
Infestations
Fungal diseases
Leg ulcers
Skin cancer
Angio-oedema / urticaria
Pruritis
Rosacea
Emollients
Drug rashes
In-growing toe nail
Sebaceous cysts
Skin biopsy
Incision of abscess
Minor surgery

Therapeutics
Practice formularies
Doctors emergency drugs
PACT
Role of pharmacist
Product liability
Monitoring repeat prescribing
Alternatives to drugs
Generic / Branded / Private
POM / P
General / Blacklist
ACBS
Cost-benefit analysis
Controlled drug regulations
Prescription charges / exemptions
Personally administered items

Disability & handicap


Medical certificates
Disability resettlement officer
Maternity benefits
Invalidity /disability benefits
Sickness benefits
Attendance allowance
Mobility allowance / Motability
Self-help groups
Disease orientated groups
Caring for carers
Residential homes for young
Fitness to drive
Fitness to travel by air
Investigations
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XR - use and abuse
Availability (e.g. Ba enema)
Endoscopy
Ultrasound

Organisation of the NHS


NHS Executive
Health Authority
Statement of fees & allowances
Purchasers / providers
Patients charter
PCG
LMC
CHC
CHIMP
NICE
NSFs
Two Week Rule / Cancer services
Clinical governance
Community (GP) hospitals
Nurse triage / NHS Direct
Co-ops / Deputising services
Role of practice manager
Role of practice nurse
Role of HV
Role of DN
Role of Community MW

Practice Organisation
Accounts and taxation
Partnership agreement
Appointments system
Types of patient record
Disease and age / sex registers
Recall systems
Audit
Use of computers
PGEA / PLP
Types of practice
Employing staff, contracts, appraisal
Health and safety at work
Managing time
Managing change
Managing stress
Complaints
Non-principals
Use of the Internet
Prevention, screening and patient education
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Criteria for a screening test
Opportunistic screening, case finding
Our Healthier Nation
Targets
Practice leaflet
Newsletter

Medical Ethics
Confidentiality (relatives, police etc)
Contraception under 16
Consent to treatment
Euthanasia
Rationing care
TOP
Ethics Committee and research
Chaperones
Dispensing GPs