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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...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017
Health minister, David Mowat, who is responsible for general practice, has said that the current 7,500 GP practices in England could be compacted into just 1,500 ‘super-hubs’.
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.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017
Dr Trisha Wildbore explains how replacing partners with physician associates has paid off.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017
There's an app for everything it seems with practices implementing software fro everything from administrative work, to generating income, to improving patient experience.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017
Keith Taylor explains how a practice manager can ensure that taking on a new GP partner is simple and easy for the whole team.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has released a report on called NHS reality check: Delivering care under pressure today (16 March) which highlights the burdens faced by the acute sector.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017
The British Medical Association (BMA) has announced that practices will be allowed to conscientiously object to taking part in the firearm licensing process in its updated guidelines.