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NEW accredited Obesity CME

The EACCME accredited European Obesity Initiative eCME module – Understanding Obesity, is freely accessible to healthcare professionals. Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded 2 European CME credits (ECMECs) and have a broad understanding of the epidemiology, contributory factors and management options for patients with obesity.


Launch of Type 2 Diabetes accredited CME

‘Role of Newer Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes in Combination with Insulin’ is EACCME accredited and awarded 1 European CME credit (ECMEC). There are 3 modules:

  • A Review of Newer Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes in Combination with Insulin; John Wilding (Chair)
  • Identifying and Managing the Psychosocial Aspects of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; Richard Holt (Faculty)
  • Potential Role of Newer Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes in Combination with Insulin: Interactive Case Discussion; Bernard Charbonnel (Faculty)


Launch of Prostate Cancer Learning Hub

The Prostate Cancer Learning Hub resource conveniently organises a range of up-to-date educational content, reference materials and decision support tools, all focusing on prostate cancer. A disease awareness section provides you with easy-to-digest best practice guidance for the treatment and management of patients with prostate cancer.


Launch of Symptomatic Asthma Knowledge Centre

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways characterised by variable airway obstruction which responds to treatment. A new Symptomatic Asthma Knowledge Centre is now available on epgonline.org, the website for healthcare professionals. With an overview of the burden of the disease, symptom control and managing future risk, the content is reviewed from a clinical and scientific perspective by respiratory specialist Dr Richard Russell.


Launch of COPD Knowledge Centre

The COPD Knowledge Centre aims to help improve care for patients by providing Healthcare Professionals the latest disease awareness, guidelines and treatment strategies as well as offering a wealth of resources including educational slide decks and sponsored presentation videos from the 2013 American Thoracic Society congress.

Made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals, the COPD Knowledge Centre will include updated materials, so please visit the site regularly.


Obesity CME - Understanding Obesity


Type 2 Diabetes CME


Prostate Cancer Learning Hub


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COPD Knowledge Centre


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Clinical Guidelines

Early and locally advanced breast cancer: Diagnosis and treatment

Advanced breast cancer (update): Diagnosis and treatment

Lipid modification: Cardiovascular risk assessment and the modification of blood lipids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease

Chronic kidney disease: Early identification and management of chronic kidney disease in adults in primary and secondary care

Medical Journals

Safety and activity of blinatumomab for adult patients with relapsed or refractory B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a multicentre, single-arm, phase 2 study

Global surveillance of cancer survival 1995—2009: analysis of individual data for 25 676 887 patients from 279 population-based registries in 67 countries (CONCORD-2)

Global burden of cancer attributable to high body-mass index in 2012: a population-based study

Nurses caring for ENT patients in a district general hospital without a dedicated ENT ward score significantly less in a test of knowledge than nurses caring for ENT patients in a dedicated ENT ward in a comparable district general hospital

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