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Friday 31 July 2015
General practice is facing some of its toughest struggles to date and now more than ever it is time for the profession to work together. Chaand Nagpaul gives a passionate insight into how he thinks this can be managed
Friday 31 July 2015
Practices are finding it increasingly harder to recruit GPs. It has often been thought that some areas of England are struggling more than others, but this is not always the case
Friday 31 July 2015
As the saying goes, a problem shared is a problem halved and Harness Care Group has adopted this approach with its system of joint work with 21 practices
Friday 31 July 2015
Practice manager Brenda Nasr’s route into primary care was adventurous. From Liverpool to Saudi Arabia and stocks and shares to a secret wedding, she tells her story
Friday 31 July 2015
The Tories pledged a seven-day NHS but what will this mean for general practice, how will it be funded and staffed?
Friday 31 July 2015
Having the right systems in place when a member of staff suffers a bereavement is essential. Here are some important factors to look out for
Friday 31 July 2015
The contractual arrangements for out of hospital or community services have changed following the introduction of clinical commissioning groups
Friday 31 July 2015
Taking charge of a building development is a difficult task. Here, we look at the different options practices can follow to regenerate a surgery
Monday 3 August 2015
Pests can expose your practice and patients to significant health risks. Here are some of the controls you can put in place to reduce and manage such hazards
Monday 3 August 2015
It takes great organisational skills to manage a building project, but it’s essential to do it properly when it’s for a GP surgery
Monday 3 August 2015
Keeping patients’ electronic records safe is vitally important considering the increasing instances of cyber hacking
Monday 3 August 2015
General practice plays a key role in supporting patients with alcohol issues but it is also important to recognise when colleagues are struggling
Monday 3 August 2015
Behind the scenes of a comprehensive CQC inspection. The role of the inspector and what a practice can do to keep the process as smooth running as possible
Monday 3 August 2015
Patient satisfaction is fast becoming a topic that practices are having to focus on and good customer service is also noted by patients. In this two-part series we begin with how practices can set standards
Monday 3 August 2015
Managing patients’ expectations has become harder as they rise. But educating them on what can be achieved, can help with the process. In the second article of this two-part series we look at the challenges faced by the practice
Monday 3 August 2015
The Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund has received a mixed response across the country. Here we look at several practices that have taken on the task