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Launch of NEW Bedwetting CME

This free CME activity covers the best practice management of nocturnal enuresis through three case study-led modules, including a more severe and complex patient scenario. It is intended for Urologists, Paediatricians, Primary Care Providers and General Practitioners looking to improve their understanding and management of bedwetting.


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 and 2014 American Thoracic Society congresses.

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

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Recent Updates




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

Protective effect of bisphosphonates on endometrial cancer incidence in data from the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) cancer screening trial

The impact of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection on clinical outcomes of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

Safety and diagnostic accuracy of tumor biopsies in children with cancer

The effects of cancer and racial disparities in health-related quality of life among older Americans: A case-control, population-based study

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