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Year 5 GPPHC Course Update - by Dr Ali Dhankot

                           Dr Ali Dhankot
     Year 5 GPPHC Course lead
The Year 5 GPPHC course continues to thrive and I am very excited to have taken over as course lead from my predecessor, Dr Neil Browning. There have been some important updates this year with the aim of reducing the number of assignments that need to be submitted, so please take a few moments to read the revised course guide.  A new DOPS, the 6-week baby check, has been introduced which we hope will give students a unique insight into this aspect of primary care.

Feedback from our students shows much they value being able to consult independently and then discuss the cases with their tutor. They also enjoy the diversity and complexity of the patients they see in primary care, and often it is an eye opener for students, with many of their previous pre conceptions and ideas of what GPs do completely dispelled.

Please keep in touch with me if you have any questions or concerns regarding the course and thank you once again for hosting and teaching our students.

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