The junior doctors’ fight against the government doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. Both sides have made valid points but until there is any concrete evidence to go off it is impossible to say who is right?
The government has announced that it will be providing a ‘rescue package’ to help ease the burden on general practice’s shoulders. But until this comes into force practices across the UK have had to look at other ways to solve the heavy workload faced by surgeries and their teams
An interest in sports medicine and an innovative approach to helping patients with substance misuse issues in a deprived area has helped Providence Surgery attain an outstanding rating from the Care Quality Commission
Securing your finances for the future has always been a minefield. Lately, it’s got even more confusing as employees can fall under different pension schemes. But what do you need to know about your scheme and your staff’s?
There have been bucket loads of information on revalidation for nurses but managers also need to know what it means for them and the practice. Here, we outline how the surgery can play its part in this new process
It’s no secret that the NHS is encouraging patients to take control of their health. But this can prove difficult with language and cultural barriers in place. In Bradford a pilot took place to help improve self-management of diabetes
GPs have always advocated patients’ fitness but often find their 10-minute appointment slots don’t allow for such a discussion. Since 2015 a programme has been in place across the UK that focuses solely on patient work-out sessions
The phones are usually off the hook in general practice but Mondays are known to be extra busy with patients scrambling to get the earliest appointments possible. There are ways to look at altering this pattern to free up those phone lines