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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, 15 Feb 2017
Management in Practice spoke to practice manager Sue Wilkins ahead of the merger of her two Poole practices with a combined list size of over 20,000.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016
Practice managers should make GPs aware of new guidance on dealing with inappropriate and intrusive behaviour from patients, especially online.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016
A health commission is being set up to help thousands of patients temporarily left without GP care as four practices in one area are forced to close.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016
The chief executive of NHS England has said this is an “ideal moment” to consider upgrading primary care premises
Thu, 26 May 2016
Both NHS Property Services and the GPC have agreed on terms of a standard lease template for undocumented NHS practices
Fri, 22 Apr 2016
The risk of needle-stick injury in general practice is high. It’s important that all team members know what course of action to take if someone is injured