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Friday 19 April 2019

Practice development

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Practice development

‘Primary care networks are the bedrock of any integrated care system’

Tuesday 9th April 2019

Valeria Fiore speaks to Dr Minesh Patel, chair of the National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) about how primary care homes and networks will drive the delivery of the long-term plan.
All patients are expected to be covered by an integrated care system (ICS) by April 2021, NHS England stated in the long-term plan.
However, when it comes to providing integrated primary care services to a local population, the task will fall to primary...

Thu, 1 Dec 2005
As you are no doubt aware, over the next few years the government is investing billions of pounds in the NHS to improve the computer systems used to keep records on patient healthcare. The aim is to build a central database containing all patient medical information and to utilise these data to implement a dramatically improved NHS through several key projects
Thu, 1 Dec 2005
Although perceived by many as a mundane subject, Health & Safety legislation is a vital part of corporate governance. As GPs fiercely protect their independent contractor status, they must recognise the accountability and responsibility that independence carries in providing an environment that is healthy and safe
Thu, 1 Dec 2005
The way we view our patients is a vital key to success within 21st-century primary care ...
Thu, 1 Dec 2005
The way general practice operates has changed considerably over the past few years, and this has led to an increasing number of people “working alone” and posing particular Health and Safety problems