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Wednesday 26 June 2019

Dr Gavin Jamie

Articles by this author

Fri 22 April
Fri 22 April
Read codes have been in use by the NHS since the 80s. While it has played a useful part there have been issues with the system. Snomed CT will replace it and be implemented throughout the UK in 2017
Mon 8 February
Mon 8 February
One way to see how you can improve performance in your surgery is by looking at how other practices have faired in their QOF points
Fri 23 October
Fri 23 October
The latest evolution of the general medical services contract has brought about differences for practices to consider concerning directed enhanced services and the quality and outcomes framework
Fri 24 April
Fri 24 April
With the new general medical services contract about to come into full swing, changes that will be encountered need to be outlined and understood
Mon 23 February
Mon 23 February
What will this test mean for general practice and will it really show how a practice is performing?
Mon 25 August
Mon 25 August
Mental health has always been a tricky part of the quality and outcomes framework, but our resident expert explains how to maximise your points in this area
Thu 15 May
Thu 15 May
Practices have faced many different income calculations over the years, but how will the withdrawal of MPIG affect funding?
Mon 14 April
Mon 14 April
GP Gavin Jamie provides a run-through of how the contract update and other recent changes affect coalface GPs - from 'accountable GPs' and practice boundary pilots to IT updates
Fri 14 March
Fri 14 March
GP and QOF expert Dr Gavin Jamie writes about the Global Sum/Carr Hill formula which is the baseline for GPs on GMS contracts - and where the money from the withdrawal of MPIG is going
Tue 4 March
Tue 4 March
All members of the practice team should be aware of what will happen to centralised patient data, and how patients can opt out
Wed 12 February
Wed 12 February
Peering into the minutiae of QOF changes for this year, resident QOF expert Dr Gavin Jamie explains exactly how practices will be affected
Mon 25 November
Mon 25 November
Effective exception reporting can help practices to avoid missing out on vital QOF points
Fri 22 November
Fri 22 November
QOF expert Gavin Jamie digs into the nitty-gritty of this year's GP contract changes. To him, this looks like the biggest change so far...
Fri 30 August
Fri 30 August
A new set of outcomes and indicators helps commissioners and the public see how well local services compare to the rest of the country
Fri 2 August
Fri 2 August
Only one change proposed by NICE for the new QOF framework upgrades their suggestions from "dull" to "mostly dull" according to QOF expert Gavin Jamie
Mon 22 July
Mon 22 July
QOF expert Gavin Jamie offers the definitive guide to making the most out of Direct Enhanced Services
Thu 30 May
Thu 30 May
New indicators this year will make QOF points even more difficult to achieve, but with careful planning and timing, this needn't spell disaster
Thu 29 March
Thu 29 March
Organisational Quality and Outcomes Framework indicators comprise more points than any single clinical area. So staying on top of these indicator changes will be a rewarding task for practice managers