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It’s our 50th edition

Wednesday 13th December 2017

We can’t contain our excitement here at the MiP headquarters — it’s our 50th edition! MiP has been running for more than a decade, and over that time the changes we have seen in the profession have been something to talk about, such as roles changing from the conventional route of ‘practice manager’ to ‘transformational manager’. We have also seen the NHS space evolve, as well as the typical practice manager role expand from one largely focused on...

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Recruitment website reveals that a large proportion of nurses and other health professionals are seeking work outside the UK
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800,000 patients were asked their views on their local practices in a large UK-wide survey. The results showed that, in general, patients were highly satisfied with their surgeries’ services but wanted them to stay open for longer. This Management in Practice report looks at these findings, and at how listening to patients’ views can be a catalyst for constructive improvement
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The issue of workload management is critical to general practice. With many GPs vying to see patients but battling against a pile of paperwork, practice managers may be interested in how they might improve efficiency. Here, Dr Jeremy Gray describes how he has employed a personal assistant (PA) to help him with his nonclinical tasks, which brings benefits to himself and the PA
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Hiring locum GPs is a necessity in general practice, but since each practice has its own customs and idiosyncrasies, a fresh-faced locum may understandably require extra consideration and time from the practice manager. Here, Judith Harvey gives some tips on how to get the best out of a new locum by providing understanding, support and necessary information
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Practice management is a profession that is still not clearly understood by those outside general practice – perhaps not surprising, considering the evolution of the role and its increased responsibilities in recent years. Debbie Bodhanya looks at how the role has developed, and at the training opportunities that now exist to help practice managers move forward even further