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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 3rd May 2021

By First Practice Management / 05 May, 2021

First Practice Management members can access a comprehensive and invaluable selection of sample documents in the Policies and Procedure Library.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 26th April 2021

By First Practice Management / 28 April, 2021

First Practice Management members can access a comprehensive and invaluable selection of sample documents in the Policies and Procedure Library.

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Primary Care News Round-Up this week (19th April 2021)

By Survindar Chahal / 23 April, 2021

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 19th April 2021

By First Practice Management / 20 April, 2021

First Practice Management members can access a comprehensive and invaluable selection of sample documents in the Policies and Procedure Library.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 5th April 2021

By First Practice Management / 06 April, 2021

First Practice Management members can access a comprehensive and invaluable selection of sample documents in the Policies and Procedure Library.

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NHSE extend vaccine priority to immuno-suppressed households

By Survindar Chahal / 06 April, 2021

NHS England asks GP Practices to prioritise people over the age of 16 who are living with an adult with a weakened immune system for their vaccine.

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Integrated Care Systems - What GP Practices should know

By Survindar Chahal / 31 March, 2021

From tomorrow (1st April), Integrated Care Systems will cover every area of England, and the existing CCGs will be phased out by April 2022. From a Practice Manager's point of view, it's worth finding out how it will impact your Practice, your day-to-day work, and how involved you are in the transitions and plans for the future.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 29th March 2021

By First Practice Management / 30 March, 2021

First Practice Management members can access a comprehensive and invaluable selection of sample documents in the Policies and Procedure Library.

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Study shows successful hospital management of GP Practices

By Survindar Chahal / 09 December, 2020

A report showing how hospital trusts took over the running of primary care services saved some GP practices from closure.

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The Importance of Data Quality in General Practice - Exclusive Training Offer

By Helen Murray / 07 July, 2015

Information, whether in paper or digital form, is the lifeblood of any NHS organisation because of its critical importance to patient care, safety and other related business processes. As NHS information technology continues to evolve, the importance of data that is “fit for sharing” has never been more important.

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Promises, Pledges and Practices (a.k.a Not another election article)

By Survindar Chahal / 06 May, 2015

Most of the articles on this week’s election will have another one of those introductions such as “the NHS is a key factor in the General Election campaign” or something similarly obvious. The seemingly endless rounds of debates, finger-pointing and fear-mongering draw to a close in less than 48 hours.

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The Secret Diary of a Practice Manager Part 21

By Anonymous Blogger / 03 March, 2015

You might have noticed in the news recently that the NHS will be handing over the total £6 billion pound NHS budget for Greater Manchester to Manchester City Council. As a partner in a practice within the area affected, I have very mixed views on the move.

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Did You Know Stressed Backwards is Desserts?

By Gerry Devine / 04 November, 2014

Did you know that today is the 16th annual  “Stress Awareness Day” - so how have things changed since they felt the need, back then, to launch this event? Well in 1998 the DVD format was first launched, Boyzone where voted band of the year and the UK came second in the Eurovision song contest. Where are we now? DVDs are now more likely to be...

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CQC Index - FPM Policies and Procedures Library Update

By First Practice Management / 29 October, 2014

Following recent changes to the CQC inspection process for GP practices in England, First Practice Management (FPM) have reviewed and updated the FPM CQC Index in the protocol library. In order to aid practice managers with the new style of assessments, members can now access all the documents needed to be CQC complaint with a step by step guide...

Management

5 things to consider when merging your practice

By Charan Sarai / 27 October, 2014

Is it a question of surviving?  Can a merger result in lower overhead costs?  Perhaps a more balanced life style for the GP partners whilst maintaining that their income cannot drop?  These are questions you are faced with when making the decision to merge or not to merge...

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GMS Contract 2015/16

By Kate Hodkinson / 02 October, 2014

Interesting news coming from NHS Employers who have reached agreement with the GP Committee of the BMA on changes to the GMS Contract for next year. There are a mix of things which give an uncertain picture of the implications for practices...

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The Secret Diary of a Practice Manager Part 19

By Anonymous Blogger / 22 September, 2014

They say a week is a long time in politics; well the same applies for the NHS.I am writing this blog on receipt of the 17th of September FPM weekly bulletin. On looking at the updated news section, it all looks doom and gloom for general practice. If I took everything at its face value...

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6 interesting facts from previous practice manager salary surveys

By Nicole Gallagher / 16 September, 2014

The Salary Survey is an important tool for Practice Managers to have a voice and to gauge whether they are getting paid the same as other PMs in similar regions and across the country.  So on the survey’s tenth birthday, we thought we’d have a look back at last year’s results, and tell you what we learned from all your responses...

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New Course - Practice management for GPs

By First Practice Management / 12 August, 2014

Following the continued success of our Introduction to practice management course for practice managers, we are delighted to announce the launch of a version of the course aimed specifically at GPs and GP registrars. The full day course, which includes handouts...

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Shared Parental Leave

By Jennifer Melia / 29 July, 2014

Shared parental leave will be in be in place for employees who are due to have a baby with an expected due date of 5 April 2015, or after. This means that there will be an extended period of time after the compulsory maternity leave period of two weeks...

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