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Saturday 25 March 2017
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How we got a £2.4m new surgery

Friday 24th March 2017

A shiny new GP surgery reopened after a state-of-the-art makeover. Dr Surinder Chaggar explains how he got the NHS to fund it

Practice profile:
Forum Health Centre, Coventry
16,500 list size
6 partners
3 salaried GPs
3 registrars

We applied for the money through the Primary Care Infrastructure Fund (PCIF)

Our 1990s surgery was a rabbit warren of rooms off the single claustrophobic waiting...

Wed, 22 Mar 2017
The Richmond General Practice Alliance (RGPA) is using new technology to provide 12-hour, seven-day care to patients in the London borough and to give its GPs the ability to provide better care in the community.
Wed, 8 Mar 2017
At his first Budget speech, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond announced today (8 March) new funding for social care and certain primary care regional plans.
Mon, 6 Mar 2017
HMRC has announced that from next month there will be 'changes to the way the current intermediaries legislation (known as IR35) is applied to off-payroll working in the public sector'.
Fri, 3 Mar 2017
The additional work undertaken by practice managers and administrative staff as a result of Capita’s overhaul of the patient records system last year will be compensated, NHS England has said.
Wed, 1 Mar 2017
NHS chief executive Simon Stevens has announced upcoming changes to regional healthcare commissioning, during questioning from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in a select committee meeting on 27 February.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017
Anthony Brand advises on how to develop the perfect business plan.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017
It was revealed in the 2017/18 GP contract deal that the value of a QOF point will increase from April this year by 3.6% from £165.18 to £171.20.