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Right referral: Gastroenterology (1 CPD hour)

Consultant gastroenterologists Dr Sean Preston and Dr Peter Fairclough discuss the key issues GPs face when referring patients.

Learning objectives

This module will give you a GP focused update on referring patients with gastroenterology problems:

  • Managing constipation and functional colonic symptoms
  • Advising patients who are concerned about excess wind
  • Referring patients with anaemia
  • When to suspect colorectal cancer
  • Recognising functional symptoms
  • Referring patients with suspected food allergy

This module is free for all registered members of Pulse Learning until 2nd November 2011.


Dr Sean Preston is consultant gastroenterologist at Barts and The London NHS Trust.

Dr Peter Fairclough is consultant gastroenterologist at London Digestive Health, The London Clinic.

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