RCGP Curriculum - 3.5 Evidence-based Practice

This section of our curriculum guide refers to statement 3.5, Evidence-based Practice, produced by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).

Photograph: Jason Heath Lancy
Photograph: Jason Heath Lancy

GPs need to be able to identify and apply the best scientific evidence, from a variety of sources, for the care they provide to patients. They also need to utilise that information to make the most effective use of available resources within the healthcare system. It is therefore vital that they can critically appraise and understand the evidence, and then be able to communicate that knowledge to their patients and the professional healthcare team.

Here we have collated key articles from our journals to help you meet the curriculum requirements in this area.

In this section you will find articles on:

Primary care management

Skills and attitudes

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Primary care management

Skills and attitudes

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These curriculum resources are regularly updated with relevant articles from our range of healthcare publications. All articles are reviewed by GP advisers. We have set the standard lifetime of an article at two years and will aim to renew all articles within that timeframe. However, some older articles will remain in the listing if our reviewers believe there to be no significant changes to the topic covered.

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