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Sunday 22 July 2018


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Key topics include: IT systems, Choose and Book, Patient records, Data validation, Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions (ETP), Informatics
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Devon practices offer e-consultation to half a million patients

Monday 16th July 2018

More than 550,000 patients in Devon are now able to benefit from 24-hour online access to their GP practice.
The service, jointly provided by Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group and South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group, allows patients to seek experts’ assistance for minor conditions.

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Thu, 1 Nov 2007
The Birmingham Management in Practice Event featured an array of primary care speakers and providers. It also provided protected time for practice managers to consider the direction of their profession in a galvanising panel session, in which delegates asked: do we have enough of a voice? Should there be a standardised job description for practice management? And much more …
Thu, 1 Nov 2007
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Wed, 19 Sep 2007
A security breach has raised questions over the NHS IT programme