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Practice Manager Salary Survey 2019

By First Practice Management / 19 November, 2019

It's that time of year again - the prestigious FPM Practice Management Salary Survey is back!

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 18th November

By First Practice Management / 19 November, 2019

This week’s updated FPM policy documents include a very useful HR-related resource for managing poor work performance issues.

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FPM’s Practice of the Month - Oakwood Lane Medical Practice

By First Practice Management / 13 November, 2019

At FPM we are always keen to celebrate the amazing work Primary Care teams do for their patients. That’s why we’re starting a new feature that showcases the fantastic things GP Practices are doing in their communities and the services they’re particularly proud of.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 12th November

By First Practice Management / 12 November, 2019

As we get ready for 2020, FPM has uploaded Holiday Record Organisers for next year to our Policies and Procedure Library. Download them now to get ahead of staff requests for holidays and make sure you’re prepared for the year ahead.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 4th November

By First Practice Management / 05 November, 2019

Our Removal of Patient from List Policy and Shared Parental Leave Policy are the latest documents to be updated in our Policy Library. FPM works with Practice Managers to make sure we provide the most up-to-date information to members.

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Maximising profit and performance at your practice

By First Practice Management / 04 November, 2019

We know that GP practices are under constant pressure to implement new initiatives and ease the pressure of patient demand in primary care, often relying on limited services and resources.

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5 horrifying leadership issues to avoid this Halloween

By First Practice Management / 30 October, 2019

It’s that time of year again! As October is the spookiest season of the year and Halloween is approaching, we want to share five horrifying leadership issues every practice manager should avoid this year.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 28th October

By First Practice Management / 29 October, 2019

Our Confidentiality Policy and Summarising Patients’ Notes Procedure are the latest documents to be updated in our Policy Library. FPM works with Practice Managers to make sure we provide the most up-to-date information to members.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 21st October

By First Practice Management / 23 October, 2019

Our Transfer Patient Records (To/From Another Practice) Protocol has been updated to reflect the ongoing efforts to digitise Lloyd George patient records by 2022, part of the five-year GMS contract agreement.

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ILM Training: A Primary Care Manager’s Learning Diary

By First Practice Management / 22 October, 2019

Every GP practice manager works under unique circumstances, but education and experience are two key factors to unlocking success in primary care. An ILM-accredited professional management certification can provide the skills and knowledge to boost your career.

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Policy Updates Week Commencing - 14th October

By First Practice Management / 15 October, 2019

This week we are highlighting the addition of a Paramedic Practitioner job description and person specification to the Job Descriptions and Person Specification Library.

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Policy Updates Week Commencing - 7th October

By First Practice Management / 08 October, 2019

A Staff Screening & Immunisation Policy is the latest new policy addition for FPM members. It contains the latest guidance from the CQC and the Green Book so practices can ensure staff have received the immunisations according to their roles and maintain a record for future inspections.

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What we learned from last year’s Practice Manager Salary Survey

By First Practice Management / 08 October, 2019

Our annual Practice Manager Salary Survey is now well underway, with hundreds of managers already taking part. Let’s take a look at the key findings from the 2018 survey to remind ourselves of what we discovered.

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Mental Health Awareness – Win a wellbeing kit for your practice!

By First Practice Management / 07 October, 2019

It’s World Mental Health Day this week, a great moment to stop and lift our heads above the parapet of daily life. Paul Farmer, CEO of MIND, recently tweeted that “the NHS is losing 348,028 working days a month [due to anxiety, stress and depression]”. Something is not working.

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First Practice Management attending Best Practice 2019

By First Practice Management / 02 October, 2019

First Practice Management will be exhibiting at Best Practice, ‘the home of general practice’, at Birmingham’s NEC on October 9 and 10. Come and find us at stand E25, plus keep an eye out for our speaker Maria Stacy’s talk on Social Prescribing.

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Making the Most of Your Salary: A Guide for PMs

By First Practice Management / 02 October, 2019

The Practice Manager Salary Survey 2019 launched last week, and to mark the occasion we have decided to revisit this article all about making the most of your money.

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Policy Updates Week Commencing - 23rd September

By First Practice Management / 23 September, 2019

A Modern Slavery Statement Template is the latest new policy for FPM members.

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Policy Updates Week Commencing - 16th September

By First Practice Management / 17 September, 2019

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.

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Policy Updates Week Commencing - 9th September

By First Practice Management / 10 September, 2019

Our Policy and Procedure Library is constantly being updated in line with the changes and developments to policy and law that affect primary care.

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Policy Updates Week Commencing - 2nd September

By First Practice Management / 03 September, 2019

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.

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