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Welcome to the Essential Knowledge Update Programme


Six monthly focused Essential Knowledge Updates on new and changing knowledge central to everyday practice.

Essential Knowledge Challenge, an online applied knowledge test that help users to assess their existing knowledge and highlight their learning needs.


Meet the Essential Knowledge Update and Challenge Team


EKU Programme RCGP Annual Conference Session 2016

Please click the image to the left to download a copy of the EKU Programme RCGP Annual Conference Session 2016 presentation.




EKU Programme Wins Gold

In October 2014 the Essential Knowledge Update and Challenge Programme won the Gold Award for Best eLearning Project (third sector) at the eLearning Awards. Please click the image to the left to find out more.



EKU Journal Watch

The EKU Journal Watch bulletin provides a succinct monthly digest helping GPs keep up-to-date of recent guidelines, research papers, articles and reports that have the potential to impact on general practice and patient care.

The items have been selected from the most recent EKU reference searches.


Access the EKU Journal Watch

EKU Hot Topics

The EKU Hot Topics offer users a concise synopsis of an article or guideline that has been recently published and has an immediate impact on general practice! Each Hot Topic is linked to the original source document for further reading and are available for FREE to all users.


Access the EKU Hot Topics

This contains a free sample of the Essential Knowledge Update (EKU) programme.

Access to this course is unrestricted.