Epsom & St Helier Hospitals News

News from Epsom & St Helier Hospitals University Trust

For GPs & Clinicians

The specifically designed area for GPs, practice managers, other referrers and clinicians. Information about the services provided, how to refer, the latest GP news, and details of educational events.


Resourses Related to the Applied Knowledge Test (AKT) and Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) have been made available at the Pennine GP Training website.


A collection of resources for the consultation observation tool (COT) from the Bradford VTS website.

Ethical code of practice

The ethical code of practice for mentors and mentees from the London Deanery.

Online Resources from the Bradford GP Training Scheme

A one-stop intuitive resource of This large number of free resources on MRCGP, educational theory and clinical topics for all GP trainees, their trainers, hospital consultants and other educators in General Practice.

The School of General Practice

BMJ learning

Accredited learning modules for satisfying PDPs.

BMJ OnExamination

A very good bank of questions from the BMJ group which better reflect the complexity of the AKT questions but at a greater cost.

Chester Sexual Health

A wealth of information with an extensive photo gallery

DermNet NZ

Quizzes, learning modules, a wealth of patient information leaflets and photos of dermatological conditions.

Useful forums of discussion and a source of accredited learning modules.

e-Learning for General Practice

e-modules in ethics, communication, patient safety and leadership, provides e-certificates on completion which can be uploaded into your e-portfolio to demonstrate learning for your PDP.

ECG Library

Lots of examples of abnormal ECGs.

Fit for Travel

Excellent updated travel health advice.


Patient Information Leaflets and information regarding all aspects of contraception.

National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE)

Evidence-based information for health, public health and social care professionals.

NICE: Journals and Databases

Formerly the electronic library for health and the NHS based hub for medical literature searches.


Low cost bank of approx 1100 questions with good explanations of answers and web links to relevant guidelines.

Primary Care Dermatology Society

Videos of basic minor surgery skills and an excellent atlas.

The Green Book (Immunisation)

DOH guidance on immunisation.

BBC Health

Health news from the BBC


The British Medical Association (BMA), the trade union and professional body for doctors in the UK.

British Medical Journal

Read the last BMJ, use it for literature searches or finding a job.

Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency

Updated medical guidelines downloads.

e-Learning for General Practice

A comprehensive programme of innovative e-learning sessions structured around the GP curriculum.

Updated evidence based guidelines with a Primary Care perspective.

General Medical Council

Setting standards and supporting students and doctors in achieving them.

General Practice Notebook

Used by most GPs in the country, an excellent updated concise medical encyclopaedia.


Monthly RCGP magazine. Essential reading if you are sitting the AKT and CSA.

Medical Protection Society

Advice about membership, complaints and risk reduction.

National Association of Sessional GPs

Useful advice for locums and sessional GPs


A huge array of Patient Information Leaflets written in plain English

Primary Care Commissioning

Resource for all contract and management info.

Royal College of General Practicioners

Essential for your MRCGP and e-portfolio.

Sutton and Merton Children’s Safeguarding Team

The aim of the Children’s Safeguarding Team is to ensure that all children with whom it comes into contact are safe and can lead fulfilled and meaningful lives.

South West London CCG

The MDU (Medical Defence Union)

Advice about membership, complaints and risk reduction.

Common Medical Conditions Explained

Videos to help you perfect your explanations of common medical conditions.

CSA Case Scenarios

Try some of out CSA cases in your CSA groups

CSA preparation Videos

To help you develop your consultation and feedback skills to your peers within your CSA work groups