This week’s latest policy updates includes an update to the Medical Student Health and Safety Manual, which covers a wide range of useful information and can be shared with students at your practice.
What happens if one day you are no longer a teammate but instead become the boss? Transitioning from being one of the team to become practice manager is a big step that plenty of people have made – and it’s something many of us can struggle with.
It's that time of year again - the prestigious FPM Practice Management Salary Survey is back!
It's that time of the month again! We've put together our handy awareness days calendar detailing some of the key days coming up for October, and links to the official pages in case you would like to get involved.
What’s the definition of a GP practice manager? We have put together a sample job description that sums up the skills and experience needed to be a PM, along with our top tips for making the most of these key strengths.
A Modern Slavery Statement Template is the latest new policy for FPM members.
Many practice managers have told us a positive, committed team helped keep their motivation high, while a big issue for those with low motivation is disinterested staff.
It won’t be wrong to say that the reputation of a business is very important. According to a survey by Corporate Responsibility Magazine, 76% of people are unlikely to accept a job offer from a company with a bad reputation — even if they are unemployed.
This week’s update includes a new version of the Locum Induction Sheet, which has been revised to include new information and checklists, making it a more complete document and suitable for locums working at the practice on a short or long-term basis.
Social prescribing offers primary care providers in the NHS the choice to refer people to a wider network of community-based services, which are often non-clinical. It’s an important change in health and social care and comes with some key benefits.
Reducing DNAs is a topic that’s never far from the minds of savvy practice managers and it’s also one of the GP Forward View’s 10 high impact actions for general practice. With that in mind, here are a few ideas for reducing DNAs to improve access and free up vital time for clinicians.
Summer is coming to an end, and we hope you got involved with our FPM Wellbeing ideas for primary care managers, whether it was organising a coffee morning, thinking about social prescribing or getting your team together to enjoy a park run!
Our Policy and Procedure Library is constantly being updated in line with the changes and developments to policy and law that affect primary care.
Every GP practice manager works under unique circumstances, but education and experience are two key factors to unlocking success in primary care. A professional ILM management certification can provide the skills and knowledge to boost your career.
The word “Tribunal” is bandied around fairly commonly in the workplace, but what do they actually involve and how likely are you to ever have to attend one?
This week’s FPM policy update includes the Complaints Procedure for Scotland, which has been revised to make it even more comprehensive and also includes a draft leaflet to share with patients.
A salaried GP reveals that she has been called for jury service, but the dates clash with the weeks that your senior, full-time partner is on leave... So what is your next step?