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How to Prepare Your GP Practice for 2020’s Employment Law Updates

By Samantha Rigby / 26 February, 2020

We first shared news of big upcoming employment law changes a few months ago, and since then we’ve been hard at work investigating how they will affect primary care.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 24th February

By First Practice Management / 25 February, 2020

This week’s update includes a new document with everything you need to know about registering a new patient who lives outside the practice’s area

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March Awareness Days Calendar

By Katerina Papangeli / 24 February, 2020

It's that time again! We've put together a handy awareness days calendar detailing some of the key days coming up in February, and links to the official pages so you can get involved too.

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The truth behind 7 common HR myths

By Samantha Rigby / 19 February, 2020

There are so many aspects to HR that it’s no wonder confusion and misinformation can start to cloud our understanding of the facts. FPM’s primary care HR specialist Samantha has collected seven of the most common HR myths and laid out the facts behind the misconceptions.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 17th February

By First Practice Management / 18 February, 2020

Our Policy and Procedure Library is constantly being updated in line with the changes and developments to policy and law that affect primary care

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Does your leadership style utilise this key management skill?

By Charan Sarai / 17 February, 2020

Charan Sarai, Training Delivery Manager for Thornfields, is back to discuss the importance of kindness in both our personal and professional lives. This article discusses why caring is such an essential skill for GP practice managers.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 10th February

By First Practice Management / 11 February, 2020

This week we have added a Menopause Policy to our library that aims to ensure individuals affected by the menopause or perimenopause are treated fairly and given appropriate support by the practice

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Coronavirus guidance issued for primary care providers

By First Practice Management / 10 February, 2020

First Practice Management shares guidelines for GP practices on how to tackle possible cases affected by coronavirus.

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7 Key Steps to Running More Effective Meetings

By Simon Harker / 10 February, 2020

We’ve all been in that situation - walking out of the meeting room wondering exactly what’s been achieved, unsure of what we’re supposed to do next and, worst of all, even more confused than we were at the start. So how do we avoid these potential pitfalls and make sure that we’re getting the most from our meetings?

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Management and Leadership: Check Your Vision

By Samantha Rigby / 05 February, 2020

Great Practice Managers need to be great managers but more importantly, great leaders. There is one thing that all successful leaders in this world have in common. They have a vision.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 3rd February

By First Practice Management / 04 February, 2020

This week we have reviewed documents around holiday requests, NICE guidelines and infection control. In case you missed it last week, we have also created a new Pandemic Flu Toolkit for FPM members to help you stay prepared for any eventuality.

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NHS England to Rework PCN Plans – What Does It Mean for Practice Managers?

By Katerina Papangeli / 04 February, 2020

After NHS England released the draft Network Contract DES, there was a three-week consultation period in which 4,000 GPs had the chance to provide feedback.

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Dismissing Employees: When is it fair and what are the risks?

By Samantha Rigby / 03 February, 2020

One of the questions our HR specialist often receives on the FPM HR Helpline is “Am I OK to dismiss this employee?” It’s not one of the nicer parts of a management position, but it’s a decision which should be made with confidence whilst understanding the risks

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