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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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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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Primary Care News Round-Up week commencing 22nd February 2021

By Survindar Chahal / 12 March, 2021

a weekly roundup of all the important news GP Practices need to know

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Primary Care News Round-Up week Commencing 8th Feb 2021

By Unknown / 12 February, 2021

A weekly roundup of all the important news GP Practices need to know

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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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7 ways to make the new QOF year an easier one

By Dwysan Rowena / 29 February, 2016

Practices everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief on the 31st March, because the QOF rush is over for another year. The 31st of March is a bit like New Year's Eve in general practice. It’s a time to celebrate and reflect; time to stop waking up in a pool of QOF-induced sweat during the night.

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Have you made contingency planning a priority for 2016?

By Charan Sarai / 20 January, 2016

A good contingency plan will help build a healthier work life, give you more freedom to take that all important time off work without having to stress about coming back to a week’s worth of work and the knowledge that the practice can carry on as usual should you be off for a period of time or leave for new pastures.

HR / Employment Law

Case Law: What can you learn from these tribunal outcomes?

By Sam Cook / 16 November, 2015

Case law often influences the way employees are managed, what is viewed as best practice and set a precedent for tribunals to consider. The following is a brief round-up of a few notable cases that might help practices.

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How to make the most of the 30 minute CQC presentation (vlog)

By Kate Hodkinson / 27 October, 2015

The 30 minute presentation that can be part of practices’ CQC inspections has been a popular topic of conversation and questioning at our last two CQC Roadshows. This is why First Practice Management (FPM) Group’s newest vlog focuses on the presentation.

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Revalidation for nurses - Does the prep start now? We say yes.

By Jade Dudding / 30 September, 2015

The publication of finalised revalidation guidance for nurses and midwives is expected in October with the process taking place in spring 2016. This procedure is to demonstrate that practise is being completed safely and it will strengthen the renewal process...

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How can you get the best out of your appraisals? (video)

By First Practice Management / 29 September, 2015

Appraisals are an important task for managers to complete, that’s why the next vlog focuses on how to undertake them and make sure they’re successful. In this video Charan Sarai one of our Practice Manager Advisers discusses in depth the purpose of appraisals and what preparation you need to conduct.

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The Secret Diary of a Practice Manager 27

By Anonymous Blogger / 29 September, 2015

Remuneration and salaries are always a controversial topic and - like most professions - there isn’t a job specification that fits all practice managers and roles. Because of this, pay can be quite varied across the board.

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Derby CQC Roadshow Roundup!

By First Practice Management / 22 September, 2015

Last Wednesday saw First Practice Management (FPM) Group hold their second CQC Roadshow of the year at The Silk Mill in Derby and once again the event was a huge success. Over 80 delegates registered an interest in the roadshow and those who attended said the event was ‘relevant’, ‘specific’ and that they enjoyed the interactive format.

HR / Employment Law

Managing People Survey - '59% say sickness absence is their most common HR Issue'

By Sam Cook / 09 September, 2015

Managing staff and HR duties is a time consuming aspect of the Practice Manager role. There are many people-management aspects that can be pre-planned such as appraisals and payroll, however there are occasions when managing people creates issues that need to be dealt with amongst the busy day-to-day schedule.

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Practice Manager Salary Survey 2015

By First Practice Management / 02 September, 2015

The Institute for Fiscal Studies announced earlier this year that incomes had grown by 1.8 per cent between 2011/2012 and 2014/2015. It may have been a slow economic recovery, but figures suggested that incomes were finally back to pre-recession figures. But has this current trend been replicated for Practice Managers across the UK?

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9 important things we learned from last year’s Practice Manager Salary & Bonus Survey

By Nicole Gallagher / 26 August, 2015

The Practice Manager Salary & Bonus Survey will begin on 2nd September - as it enters it's 11th year, we decided to breakdown 9 important lessons we learned from 2014’s survey…

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Managing your inbox: Keep calm it’s only an email! (video)

By First Practice Management / 25 August, 2015

As part of First Practice Management (FPM) Group’s ‘aspects of managing’ vlog series, our newest video focuses on how to manage your emails efficiently. Following on from our last vlog on leadership qualities featuring Charan Sarai, this month’s video is presented by Practice Manager Adviser, Gerry Devine.

Finance

What does the second budget of 2015 mean for General Practice?

By RMT / 24 August, 2015

A second budget within a calendar year is highly unusual; however the chancellor unveiled the first Conservative-only Budget in nearly 20 years announcing a series of bold measures affecting business, tax and welfare. Many elements of the second budget will affect the GP Practice.

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