Louise Hudman

Louise Hudman is a GP locum and regularly summarises clinical guidelines, most of which now include an NASGP AppraisalAid e-Learning template, so you'll receive a pdf and Word document of your reflected learning.

NASGP e-Learning appraisalaid template

Podcast | I’m a GeriGP

March 19th, 2019

NASGP member Eva Kalmus describes how she became co-chair of the new GeriGP group of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS), and why being a portfolio GP has never been boring. When I did my GP training...

Read more

Management of pancreatitis

November 5th, 2018

This is a new guideline from NICE on pancreatitis from Sep 2018. Most of it is aimed at secondary care, but there are a few things that are useful for us which I've outlined below. Advice to give pati...

Read more

Hearing loss and ear wax

August 20th, 2018

This is a new guideline from NICE on managing hearing loss and ear wax, published in June 2018. Exciting? Well, there are a couple of good bits in here, especially given how common a problem this is. ...

Read more

Stop smoking intervention

Stop smoking cessation

July 12th, 2018

This is a new guideline from NICE on stop smoking interventions. If you do nothing else, I would strongly encourage you to do the National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training NCSCT e-learning mo...

Read more

Faltering growth in children

March 15th, 2018

This is a recent guideline from NICE, which gives advice on managing faltering growth in children. A lot of this is common sense, but as it is a new guideline, I will summarise the bits relevant to us...

Read more

Eating Disorders

October 18th, 2017

This is a new guideline from NICE on managing eating disorders. It is really targeted around anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Much of this is not new, but as we don't see patients with these disorders to...

Read more