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What Are the 10 High Impact Actions for General Practice? Part Two

By Simon Harker / 31 July, 2017

The GP Forward View contains 10 High Impact Actions to release time for primary care staff. In this article, we look at the last five set of actions, including personal productivity and social prescribing – what they involve, what benefits they could provide, and how they can be put into practice.

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The Management & Motivation Survey 2017

By First Practice Management / 28 July, 2017

Take part in the brand new Management and Motivation Survey for the chance to win a £25 High Street Voucher! The survey explores the priorities and pressures involved in managing people in general practice.

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Will the End of Tribunal Fees Affect Your Practice?

By First Practice Management / 26 July, 2017

By now, you’ve probably heard about the ruling by the Supreme Court that the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunals Fees Order 2013 (which led to a 70% reduction in claims) is unlawful and will be removed. What does the end of tribunal fees mean for GP Practices and other small businesses?

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Manchester Practice Management Conference – The Story of the Day

By Bethany McCormack / 26 July, 2017

The Practice Management Conference made its latest stop in the exclusive surroundings of Bridgewater Hall on a bright and sunny day in Manchester, and proved to be another great success.

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Pressure on General Practice Set to Affect Patient Waiting Times

By Simon Harker / 25 July, 2017

The RCGP has warned that a failure to curb the increasing demands on GP practices will lead to patients facing waits of seven days or longer to see a GP or practice nurse on more than 110m occasions by 2022.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 24th July 2017

By First Practice Management / 25 July, 2017

This week’s policy update includes a revision to the Records Retention Policy, which has been completed in anticipation of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a new legal framework for data protection.

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Proposed Changes to CQC Inspections in 2017: What You Need to Know (Video)

By Survindar Chahal / 18 July, 2017

Consultations have already started on how the CQC will change its inspection process from November 2017, so we've put together a handy video summarising what we know so far. Will the proposals change things for the better?

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 17th July 2017

By First Practice Management / 18 July, 2017

This week’s policy update for FPM members focuses on HR policies that relate to dealing with redundancy situations. The Redundancy Policy has received a sizable update and we have added a brand new Redundancy Selection Matrix Template.

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HR Case File: My Maternity Cover is Pregnant!

By Lisa Wainwright / 18 July, 2017

What happens when an employee on a fixed-term contract to cover an employee on maternity leave asks for a meeting – only to tell you that they are pregnant too? No one said dealing with HR issues would be easy…

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Why Have 200 GP Practices Closed Their Doors in the Past 12 Months?

By First Practice Management / 17 July, 2017

Figures published by NHS Digital have shown that 202 GP practices in England closed or merged in the 12 months preceding June 2017, with less than ten new practices opening in that time.

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What Are the 10 High Impact Actions for General Practice?

By Simon Harker / 17 July, 2017

The GP Forward View contained a series of 10 high impact actions that aim to release time for staff. In the first of two articles, we will take a look at the first five set of actions – what they involve, what benefits they could provide, and how they can be put into practice.

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November’s New-Look CQC Inspections: The Key Proposals

By Survindar Chahal / 12 July, 2017

A consultation has begun on what changes the CQC will make to its inspection process from November 2017. There are already a number of proposed changes that will impact on the current preparations that GP practices make for their inspections, and the proposals aim to move away from the perception that they are a ‘box-ticking exercise’.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 10th July 2017

By First Practice Management / 11 July, 2017

This week’s policy update for FPM members includes a brand new document, the Second Job Policy. Plus, updates to documents relating to the Data Management Policy and the Emergency Contraception (Information for Patients) Leaflet.

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Could the Government’s Apprentice Scheme Benefit Your Practice?

By Lisa Wainwright / 10 July, 2017

We recently added a new Apprentice Agreement template to the FPM Policies and Procedures Library, so this seems like a great time to go back and address the basics of employing an apprentice at your practice – including how to maximise the benefits and minimise the risks.

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News Headlines - Week Commencing 3rd July 2017

By First Practice Management / 07 July, 2017

A round up of the top primary care news headlines, including articles on tightening CCG budgets and more UK nurses and midwives leaving than joining the profession.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 3rd July 2017

By First Practice Management / 04 July, 2017

This week’s policy update for FPM members includes a brand new document, the Drugs, Alcohol and Legal High Misuse Policy. Plus, updates to documents relating to Drugs (Non-Controlled) and Vaccines Storage Protocol and Premises Standards.

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Quiz: 2016 Management & Motivation Surveys

By First Practice Management / 04 July, 2017

Last week we gave you our findings from last year's management and motivation surveys - let's see if you were paying attention!

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Are You Doing This? How to Implement Data Security

By Shred-it / 03 July, 2017

The need for information security has never been greater… but now the big question is how to implement data security that really works.

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