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Wednesday 19 June 2019
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Practice development

All you need to know about the NHS App

Friday 14th June 2019

We were the first practice in the country to be connected to the NHS App, back in September 2018. Now, three quarters of all practices across England are connected, with more practices being linked in every day.
 
However, as we discovered, it isn’t just as simple as having your practice switched on and you are good to go – there was preparation work we needed to do. I would like to share our experience, hoping it will act as useful guidance and advice for...

Thu, 1 Dec 2005
Practice-based commissioning is set to be a major force in changing primary care as GPs take on a greater role for commissioning services for their patients and local populations. But while there is enormous interest among GPs and practice managers in this initiative, there is also a great deal of scepticism, as we discovered ...
Thu, 1 Dec 2005
Regardless of whether an employee is part- or fulltime, UK and EU laws confer rights on the pregnant individual and obligations on the employer, and these will invariably bring the practice and the registrar into conflict with the JCPTGP and local deanery over the length of any extension to their training necessary to conform with the VTR ...
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