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The Secret Diary of a Practice Manager 23

By Anonymous Blogger / 31 March, 2015

We are all tired of hearing that the NHS is stretched for money, and we all have first-hand experience of the wastages. Despite this, little seems to be done. I think that those of us in primary care can do our bit by making suggestions.

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How will Fit for Work benefit your practice?

By The Fit for Work Team / 31 March, 2015

Time is a precious luxury in general practice, so any service that could potentially free up time to see more patients is welcomed. The roll-out of the Fit for Work scheme in the coming months is offering this, supporting employees through prolonged sickness absence.

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News Headlines - Week Commencing 23rd March 2015

By First Practice Management / 26 March, 2015

A round up of this week's primary care headlines. On-line registration to some sources may be required.

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And the winners are...

By First Practice Management / 25 March, 2015

Our ‘cracking’ Easter Bank Holiday competition has come to an end and we have chosen the five lucky winners who we thought had the most ‘eggciting’ plans for their Easter break. First Practice Management (FPM) Group would also like to say a thank you to everyone who entered.

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Understanding changes to the NHS Pension Fund

By Gerry Devine / 24 March, 2015

Changes are being introduced to the NHS Pension fund next week, and whilst Practice Managers are not licensed financial advisors (though your job description seems to include ‘being an expert in everything’), you are likely to face questions about the changes...

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Annual Leave: Your questions answered...

By Sam Cook / 24 March, 2015

Annual leave is often, and understandably, a priority to employees. Despite this, it can often become a ‘bottom of the pile’ administrative task to managers - this is mainly due to its non-urgent nature.

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News Headlines - Week Commencing 16th March 2015

By First Practice Management / 19 March, 2015

A round up of this week's primary care headlines. On-line registration to some sources may be required.

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‘EGGciting’ Bank Holiday Competition!

By First Practice Management / 19 March, 2015

The first bank holiday since we celebrated the New Year is here and First Practice Management (FPM) Group has decided to host a ‘cracking’ competition to show you just how much we appreciate all the hard work practice managers do.

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The 5 step approach to risk assessment

By Gerry Devine / 17 March, 2015

Madonna recently had a high profile works accident - one which might prompt us all to consider how employers evidence their duty of care to keep employees safe. If all accidents aren't preventable, how do we evidence that we have minimised risk...

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Stress in the workplace: Why should I care?

By Sam Cook / 17 March, 2015

Stress is increasingly a feature of the workplace and managing it is a difficult task for any business leaders since this non-tangible condition or state of mind is very subjective to the individual. Stress is one of the most common reasons for absence or illness in the workplace...

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News Headlines - Week Commencing 9th March 2015

By First Practice Management / 12 March, 2015

A round up of this week's primary care headlines. On-line registration to some sources may be required.

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Interview with Carey Dowson: My first two years as a practice manager

By Charan Sarai / 10 March, 2015

Charan Sarai met with Carey Dowson who became a practice manager in May 2013 after years of project management in the construction sector and submarine build. What's it like to switch from submarines to practice management? We asked Carey a few questions to find out...

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Considering Redundancy? Make sure you understand the risks involved

By Sam Cook / 10 March, 2015

Redundancy can often be seen as a quick and easy way to exit people from a business or reduce costs. However, redundancy is one of the most complex areas of employment law and can result in costly unfair dismissal or discrimination claims if it isn't done properly...

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News Headlines - Week Commencing 2nd March 2015

By First Practice Management / 05 March, 2015

A round up of this week's primary care headlines. On-line registration to some sources may be required.

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Financial planning: balancing your practice books

By Survindar Chahal / 04 March, 2015

Budgeting and financial forecasting in the shape-shifting world of Primary Care isn’t always easy. Recent Channel 4 programme ‘NHS: £2 Billion a Week & Counting’ has served to highlight just how difficult the task of managing cash in an unpredictable healthcare environment can be...

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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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