The Essential Knowledge Update (EKU) Programme takes practitioners through new and changing knowledge relating to key clinical areas and best practice in primary care. Designed to support GPs with their CPD and revalidation, the EKU Programme resources enable GPs to apply and assimilate this new information within their day to day practice, assess their existing knowledge and highlight their learning and service needs.

Essential Knowledge Updates (EKU)

Please find below the three most recent Essential Knowledge Updates

Essential Knowledge Update 2024.1
Essential Knowledge Update 2024.1
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Essential Knowledge Update 2023.3
Essential Knowledge Update 2023.3
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Essential Knowledge Update 2023.2
Essential Knowledge Update 2023.2
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Essential Knowledge Challenges (EKC)

Please find below the three most recent Essential Knowledge Challenges

Essential Knowledge Challenge 2024.1
Essential Knowledge Challenge 2024.1
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Essential Knowledge Challenge 2023.3
Essential Knowledge Challenge 2023.3
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Essential Knowledge Challenge 2023.2
Essential Knowledge Challenge 2023.2
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EKU Hot Topics

Please find below the three most recent EKU Hot Topics

March 2024 Mid-Month EKU Hot Topic
March 2024 Mid-Month EKU Hot Topic
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February 2024 End-of-Month EKU Hot Topic
February 2024 End-of-Month EKU Hot Topic
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February 2024 Mid-Month EKU Hot Topic
February 2024 Mid-Month EKU Hot Topic
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Please note: Essential Knowledge Updates and Challenges 1 to 13 have been archived and are no longer accessible to users. This is due to the content of these modules no longer being updated and the software used within them becoming incompatible/inaccessible. Should you have any queries, please contact us at eku@rcgp.org.uk.



Would you like to learn more?

Our EKU Programme 'Taster' course is FREE to access and contains some examples of the Essential Knowledge Update (EKU) modules and Essential Knowledge Challenge (EKC) questions currently available in the full Essential Knowledge Update Programme as well as EKU Hot Topics, Podcasts and Screencasts. You can also learn more about the EKU Programme through our video!