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- Helen Salisbury , GP. - Oxford. - helen.salisbury{at} Follow Helen on Twitter: @HelenRSalisbury. GPs, at least the ones I know, are conscientious people who try to keep up to date with developments in medicine and are well aware that much of what they were taught in medical school is no longer true. We try to keep an eye on research, follow new guidelines, and go on courses that promise to deliver all the latest developments in one convenient—but hard to swallow—CPD day. But what should we do when the headlines and the guidelines conflict? This year we are being encouraged by NHS England to diagnose pre-diabetes in patients with slightly raised blood sugar and then invite them ... Full story

12 January