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Waits for GP appointments a ‘national concern’, say RCGP

Friday 28th July 2017

Figures from the Royal College of GPs show that patients in England will have to wait more than a week for a GP appointment on more than 100 million occasions in just five years’ time.

The data, estimated by the College based on current trends, show that the number of instances when patients will need to wait a week or more to see a GP will increase by over 20 million over the next five years. This is an increase of more than a quarter, from 80 million instances this year to...

Fri, 28 Jul 2017
As the latest figures show only a modest improvement in staff absence due to illness, NHS Employers launches a new tool to help managers deal with sickness absence
Thu, 6 Jul 2017
It is essential for practice managers to know how to get the most out of staff by turning negatives into positives, writes Keith Taylor.
Fri, 30 Jun 2017
Bereavement is one of the most challenging experiences anyone will ever face. Debbie Kerslake, chief executive of Cruse Bereavement Care, explains how to cope with bereavement at your practice.
Fri, 30 Jun 2017
Solicitor Jayne Harrison discusses how to avoid an employment tribunal when dismissing an employee for performance reasons.
Mon, 19 Jun 2017
The healthcare sector relies on a significant number of migrant workers to deliver services and meet demand. But increasingly and sometimes urgently, practice managers face a number of ethical and practical challenges when a candidate or member of staff finds it difficult to obtain or extend their visa.
Fri, 16 Jun 2017
Coping with harassment at work is not an easy task and can become an uncomfortable situation. Katie Mahoney and Emily Battcock explain how to overcome the issue.
Tue, 13 Jun 2017
The recent announcement that NHS staff are to be awarded a 1% pay rise this year, while disappointing, is perhaps the percentage uplift most people had been realistically expecting.