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Clinical Modules

The General Practice Clinical Modules highlight important areas of General Practice by illustrating the key areas of learning through case-based examples and educational outcomes, in addition to more general advice for learning. They also provide an overview to the skills required in each specific area of the speciality, and act as a exemplification of good practice, rather than an inclusive clinical guide. Therefore, GPs are encouraged to read the Clinical Modules alongside the other areas of General Practice training, in addition to further literature.


General Practice Clinical Modules in Summary

The 21 Clinical Modules cover many of the clinical areas GPs are required to work in:

Each Clinical Module follows a template established by the RCGP, beginning with a summary of the module, followed by

Full module breakdowns may be found on the RCGP website.

Healthy People: Promoting Health and Preventing Disease

This module stipulates that GPs should

Genetics in Primary Care

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of Acutely Ill People

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of Children and Young People

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of Older Adults

This module stipulates that GPs should

Women’s Health

This module stipulates that GPs should

Men’s Health

This module stipulates that GPs should

Sexual Health

This module stipulates that GPs should

End of Life Care

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of People with Mental Health Problems 

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of People with Intellectual Disability

This module stipulates that GPs should

Cardiovascular Health

This module stipulates that GPs should

Digestive Health

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of People who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of People with ENT, Oral, and Facial Problems

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of People with Eye Problems

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of People with Metabolic Problems

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of People with Neurological Problems

This module stipulates that GPs should

Respiratory Health

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of People with Musculoskeletal Problems

This module stipulates that GPs should

Care of People with Skin Problems

This module stipulates that GPs should

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