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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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December Awareness Days Calendar

By Bethany McCormack / 27 November, 2018

Not only is it that time of the month again, it's the most wonderful time of the year! We've put together our handy awareness days calendar showcasing the key days coming up in December.

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Brexit means…? Spotlight on General Practice

By Bethany McCormack / 26 November, 2018

Never far from the public eye and the subject of endless controversial conversations, Brexit is once again in the headlines. For those of us in primary care, what does it all mean?

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Health Secretary quizzed on post-Brexit stockpiling plans

By Survindar Chahal / 26 November, 2018

We look into the efforts to find clarity on the government’s contingency plans for medicines access post-Brexit, as well as the potential costs in the event that no deal is reached before the March 29 deadline.

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Secret Diary of a PM – A GDPR Dilemma

By Anonymous Blogger / 21 November, 2018

Over the past eighteen months I have written a number of blogs on the implications and interpretations of GDPR. We have all received advice and guidelines on its ramifications, but I wonder if a recent incident at my practice is indicative of the continued confusion.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 19th November 2018

By First Practice Management / 21 November, 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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HR case file: Managing conflicts involving personal beliefs

By Lisa Wainwright / 20 November, 2018

We’re no strangers to unusual cases on the FPM HR helpline and recently we’ve received several queries concerning staff members’ political and philosophical beliefs. To help, here’s some key information that can help you manage difficult situations proactively.

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Could Social Prescribing Aid Winter Pressures?

By Bethany McCormack / 19 November, 2018

It’s no secret that winter time brings a lot of extra pressures in primary care - flu jab campaigns, patients rife with cold and flu, and vulnerable patients being even more at risk.

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WhatsApp to become integral in emergencies for the NHS

By Bethany McCormack / 14 November, 2018

Social media is becoming increasingly prominent in all aspects of life, and the NHS is no exception. The latest development is the increasing use of WhatApp as a key tool for clinicians when responding to emergency situations.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 12th November 2018

By First Practice Management / 14 November, 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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Tips on writing a job advert (Video)

By Bethany McCormack / 14 November, 2018

The role of the Practice Manager incorporates donning many hats, one of which is recruitment and it can be a tricky business! Luckily we have something that can help, a handy bite-size video detailing the top tips you need to know when drafting an advert.

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Are you friends with the people you work with?

By Lisa Wainwright / 13 November, 2018

What happens if one day you are no longer a teammate but instead become the boss? Transitioning from being one of the team to become practice manager is a big step that plenty of people have made – and it’s something many of us can struggle with.

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A Guide to Dealing with a Personal Crisis

By Lisa Wainwright / 12 November, 2018

Work is intruding on our personal lives more and more, with many of us checking work emails from the sofa and putting in extra hours from home at evenings and weekends just to keep on top of things. So perhaps it should be expected that personal issues will also start to intrude more into our working lives?

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

By First Practice Management / 07 November, 2018

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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Is the Primary Care Home model the future of General Practice?

By Simon Harker / 07 November, 2018

Matt Hancock told GPs that general practice can ‘blossom’ under the Primary Care Home model in a recent speech. But is this integrated approach to healthcare really the answer to the many problems facing primary care?

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 5th November 2018

By First Practice Management / 06 November, 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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Maximising profit and performance at your practice

By First Practice Management / 06 November, 2018

We know that GP practices are under constant pressure to implement new initiatives and ease the pressure of patient demand in primary care, often relying on limited services and resources.

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Pension scheme tax allowance changes a relief for GPs

By RMT / 05 November, 2018

A very welcome change to the rules around the NHS pension scheme will negate the need for thousands of doctors to cover annual five-figure tax bills.

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Practice Manager - Surrey

Closing Date: 7 January 2019

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum (negotiable)

Practice Manager - Taunton, Somerset

Closing Date: 11 January 2019

Salary: Highly competitive depending on experience

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