Following hot on the heels of the launch of your brand-new FPM website and the brilliant features that came with it, accessing the invaluable information and resources provided by First Practice Management has now become easier and more convenient than ever with the release of our new app for iOS and Android devices.
A round up of the top primary care news headlines, including golden hello scheme for GPs and CQC patient death review Online registration to some sources may be required.
No sooner does December arrive, then reports of snow and ice start to grip the country. Whatever your view on climate change I think we can all agree it’s gotten a little chilly out, and the middle of winter for primary care can mean only one thing - increased pressures. Here’s a quick checklist of reminders as we reach the coldest months of the year.
Our final round-up of the year looks back at the policy updates made during the past 12 months, with 400 documents reviewed since January and a dozen new ones added.
It’s been a typically frantic 12 months for GP practices, with QOF abolished in Scotland, questions about funding hitting the headlines and the issues surrounding Capita’s NHSE contract leading to uproar – as usual, there have been so many ups and downs in primary care it feels like we’ve just stepped off a Ferris wheel.
The FPM team would like to wish you a merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year. 2016 has been a very busy but successful year for us, with the release of our new website, mobile app and a win at the GP Awards for Thornfields.
A round up of this week's primary care headlines. Including articles on practices asked to quit the NHS, how the CQC must demonstrate value for money and the GP Forward view. Online registration to some sources may be required.
First Practice Management were proud to sponsor the Practice Manager of the Year Award at the Yorkshire Evening Post Best of Health Awards. Now in their fifth year, the awards are a celebration of the best health workers in the region.
Our regular round-up for this week includes details of changes to FPM’s comprehensive Policy and Procedure Library designed to streamline it and make it more intuitive and easy to use.
Christmas can be a difficult time of year for staffing levels, what with increases in sickness absence, mounds of holiday requests and the odd suspicious absence. So what happens in that moment when a member of staff refuses to work Christmas overtime?
Dwysan has taken a lighthearted approach to her letter to Santa, looking at what could make her life easier as a practice manager, from wanting more hours in the day to finding a locum who's always available. Find out what else she's asked for this Christmas here...
A round up of this week's primary care headlines, including a spotlight on GP workloads and the CQC inspection woes of Professor Steve Field's practice. Online registration to some sources may be required.