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The Practice Staff Salary Survey 2019

By First Practice Management / 20 February, 2019

Our annual staff pay and staffing levels survey has proven to be a valuable tool for managers assessing their own practice rates and staffing needs. Welcome to the 2019 Survey, and thanks in advance for taking the time to get involved.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 18th February 2019

By First Practice Management / 20 February, 2019

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) Policy is the latest addition to the FPM policy library, which discusses the purpose of the new initiative and how it needs to be applied.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 11th February 2019

By First Practice Management / 13 February, 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. The documents are easy to pick up and use, meaning you can tailor them to the unique needs of your practice with minimum fuss.

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The big trends in primary care training for 2019

By First Practice Management / 06 February, 2019

We are now a full month into 2019 and for those of you who are still keeping up with your New Year’s resolutions, I salute you! However, a resolution doesn’t have to be a sacrifice - you could aim to learn something new or fine-tune your existing professional expertise.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 4th February

By First Practice Management / 06 February, 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. The documents are easy to pick up and use, meaning you can tailor them to the unique needs of your practice with minimum fuss.

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Policy Updates - The January Round-Up

By First Practice Management / 30 January, 2019

Here’s our definitive round-up of reviewed policies in the FPM policies and procedure library for January 2019. Notable changes include a significant update to our document for preventing the misuse of repeat prescriptions, which contains a wealth of information as well as a sample letter to patients and a medication ordering timetable.

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GP practices required to apply data opt-out programme by 2020

By First Practice Management / 23 January, 2019

The National Data Opt-Out Programme was launched by NHS Digital on 25 May 2018, allowing patients to choose whether confidential information about their treatment can be used for research and planning.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 21st January 2019

By First Practice Management / 23 January, 2019

The latest document updates include revisions to our document about preventing the misuse of repeat prescriptions, which contains a wealth of information on the topic as well a sample letter and medication ordering timetable. We also have updates to our Telephone Consultation Protocol and Private Medicals Policy.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 14th January 2019

By First Practice Management / 16 January, 2019

The latest document updates include revisions to our checklists for making sure all angles are covered when partners leave or start at your GP Practice. We also have updated versions of our Consent Protocol and Complaints Procedures for both England and Northern Ireland.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 7th January 2019

By First Practice Management / 09 January, 2019

The latest document updates include the Images and Audio Recording Protocol, featuring revised forms in the appendices which are now easier to use. The Annual Practice Report Guide is among the other documents that been reviewed since our last update in December.

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Talking 2019: Practice Managers Share Their New Year’s Resolutions

By First Practice Management / 07 January, 2019

It’s that time of year again, a land of fresh starts and new opportunities… we tell ourselves we’ll strive to stick to that pledge to reach our five a day, finally shake off that bad habit and maybe even make it to the gym once in a while. New Year, new start!

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 17th December 2018

By First Practice Management / 19 December, 2018

Our Policy and Procedure Library is constantly being updated in line with the changes and developments to policy and law that affect primary care. The documents are easy to pick up and use, meaning you can tailor them to the unique needs of your practice with minimum fuss.

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DR Solicitors wins Legal Service Provider of the Year at General Practice Awards

By First Practice Management / 19 December, 2018

Healthcare specialist law firm DR Solicitors is celebrating after being named Legal Service Provider of the Year at this year’s General Practice Awards 2018.

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‘Fraud scam’ warning issued to GP practices

By First Practice Management / 19 December, 2018

NHS England has advised practices to carefully check the validity of invoices they receive after documents were sent to practices that falsely claimed payment was due for a variety of stationery supplies.

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How to get the most out of performance appraisals

By First Practice Management / 12 December, 2018

They are a great opportunity for practice managers to monitor the achievements, potential and development needs of staff at their practice - but are you getting the most out of performance appraisals?

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 10th December 2018

By First Practice Management / 12 December, 2018

This week’s review showcases the diverse range of documents available to FPM members. From dealing with media enquiries to guidelines for the use of email and managing your practice’s car park.

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Practice Manager Salary Survey 2018 - How your gender affects your pay

By First Practice Management / 05 December, 2018

This year our results reveal that the gender pay gap in practice management roles is at its widest point since we began reporting on it in 2016. Our findings show that men earned on average 15% more than women working in the same roles.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 3rd December 2018

By First Practice Management / 04 December, 2018

This week’s review includes an updated Christmas Party Policy, just to help us keep our festive cheer in check - we’re no Scrooges, but no-one wants to be turning up to work the next day with a hangover!

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Practice Manager Salary Survey 2018 Teaser

By First Practice Management / 28 November, 2018

The results for First Practice Management's Practice Manager Salary Survey are in, and we're giving you a sneak peak of the results here!

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 26th November 2018

By First Practice Management / 28 November, 2018

FPM members can now access holiday record documents for 2019 via the Toolkit area of the website. These worksheets have been designed to record holidays for up to 35 staff, taking in the 2019 calendar year.

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