This week’s policy review includes updates to our Extended Hours Operating Protocol, taking in changes that follow the introduction of PCNs. Don’t forget that you can get in touch with us if you need a new policy creating!
This week we’ve added a brand new Welsh Language Policy to the document library, which was created following a request from an FPM member. Don’t forget that you can get in touch with us if you need a new policy creating!
We all know the healing properties of a slice of Victoria sponge or a cupcake (we’ll take the one with salted caramel frosting please). Far from just giving us a chance to indulge our sweet tooth though, sharing a tasty treat can really bring people together.
Take a look at the latest Policy Library documents reviewed by the FPM team. The documents are easy to pick up and use, meaning you can tailor them to the unique needs of your practice with minimum fuss.
Our annual Practice Manager Job Satisfaction Survey is back! First Practice Management is conducting a quick survey to test the general attitude of practice managers in their current roles throughout the UK.
Well-being links into a lot of hot topics in the NHS Long Term Plan, including social prescribing and improving public health. But what is the secret to unlocking this feeling and how can we use that knowledge to improve the lives of patients, as well as our own sense of well-being?
This week we’ve added a brand new Transgender Equality Policy to the Policy Library, which was created following a request from an FPM member. Don’t forget that you can get in touch with us if you need a new policy creating!
This week we have made updates to the Chaperone Policy, Cold Chain Policy and Financial Procedures documents, all available to download now for FPM members.
It’s the ultimate question! We’re all striving to go above and beyond the realms of science by giving 110%, alongside every other workplace cliché you care to mention - but sometimes it’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture.
Next week we will be launching our annual FPM Job Satisfaction Survey, which explores themes including well-being, looking forward to the future and managing people.
A series of brand new HR documents headline this week’s policy updates, including an Absence Management Log to help monitor and manage short-term sickness, and Notes Pages which can be used to log details in investigations, disciplinaries and grievances.
This week’s round-up features a new Maternity Guide developed to help Practice Managers ensure a smooth and positive experience for pregnant women in the workplace.
The new NHS App will be launching soon, and both GP practice staff and patients will be keen to understand how using it will benefit them. To help answer those questions, we have created a quick video highlighting some of the key benefits to patients and practices.
This week’s round-up features a selection of HR-related documents, with updated policies covering topics such as equality and diversity, recruitment and bullying and harassment.
The latest policy updates for FPM members includes a new Mental Health in the Workplace document.
The latest policy updates for FPM members includes a new Work Performance - Conduct Procedure for Managing Poor Work Performance document.
This week’s update is to the FPM members’ Tookit Area, where you can find a new Mental Health in the Workplace document including a sample Mental Health Plan.
The results for First Practice Management's staff salary survey are here, revealing that 56% of GP practice managers feel that their budget doesn’t allow them to pay their staff fairly.
This week’s update is to the FPM members’ Tookit Area, where you can find an easy-to-use QOF Aspiration & Achievement Monitoring Toolkit for 2019/20.
Here’s a definitive round-up of reviewed policies in the FPM Policies and Procedures Library for April 2019.