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From PM to Thornfields Trainer - Maria's Story

By Jonathan Finch / 29 June, 2022

Maria Stacy, PM and now an Associate Trainer for Thornfields, takes some time out from her busy trainer’s schedule to reflect on her career and how she ended up where she is now.

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Policy Updates - Week Commencing 27th June 2022

By First Practice Management / 29 June, 2022

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

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New Finance Webinar: Avoiding Fraud

By Jonathan Finch / 28 June, 2022

We’re pleased to announce that the date of the next Finance webinar in our series delivered by Phil Harnby will be Thursday, 30th June at 2pm, on the topic of Avoiding Fraud in GP practices.

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July 2022 Awareness Calendar

By Siobhan Smith / 27 June, 2022

It's that time again! We've put together a helpful awareness days calendar detailing some of the key days coming up in July 2022, with hyperlinks where available.

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Primary Care Weekly News Roundup 24th June 2022

By First Practice Management / 24 June, 2022

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

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Effectively Supporting Practice Staff with Learning Disabilities

By Ciara Burns / 21 June, 2022

This week the UK charity Mencap launches their annual Learning Disability Week campaign (20th – 26th June) to raise awareness of what it is like to live with a disability. We take a look at why you should consider employing an individual with learning disabilities and what support mechanisms are available for GP practices in the UK.

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Managing Generation Z employees in Primary Care

By Survindar Chahal / 21 June, 2022

Every workplace brings together people of different age groups, skillsets and backgrounds. But with the huge cultural changes in the last few years, it also highlights the stark differences between people of different generations working alongside each other, and primary care is no different.

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Secret Diary - a 'Panoramic' view of life in a GP Practice...

By Anonymous Blogger / 21 June, 2022

A recent Panorama expose focused on a group of practices that were being run differently to others, our secret diarist looks into this and what privatisation could mean for GP practices in the future.

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Primary Care Weekly News Roundup 17th June 2022

By First Practice Management / 17 June, 2022

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

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How Practices can support International Men’s Health Week

By Ciara Burns / 15 June, 2022

The 13th to 18th June marks Men's Health Week, a week in which the attention turns to men and their health, giving them the space to talk about any health issues, physically or mentally, that they may be experiencing. We take a look at what you can do as an employer to support your male employees.

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Autistic Pride 2022 : Supporting Neurodiverse Employees in General Practice

By Siobhan Smith / 15 June, 2022

As Autistic Pride Day approaches, we look at how you can best support your autistic employees and give you some handy information on to support autistic employees in general practice.

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Greener Practice : Inhalers and the Carbon Footprint

By Survindar Chahal / 14 June, 2022

With prescribing accounting for two-thirds of general practice's carbon footprint and inhalers accounting for 3% of emissions within the NHS, it's vital to know which inhalers are better for the environment and how recycling can help cut emissions.

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Primary Care Weekly News Roundup - 10th June 2022

By First Practice Management / 10 June, 2022

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

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How can employers attract and retain talent to combat the effects of the Great Resignation?

By Ciara Burns / 08 June, 2022

Our HR expert Ciara Burns explores the trends in recruitment and retention, and asks what can employers do to attract and retain talent in today's tight labour market?

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RemoteM: Keeping Medicines and Vaccines in Prime Condition at Health Care First

By First Practice Management / 08 June, 2022

An award-winning group of GP practices based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire is one of the first to adopt an innovative Internet of Things fridge monitoring system to ensure that refrigerators across its seven locations used to store medicines and vaccines are kept in compliance with MHRA regulations.

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NHS Sustainability Day

By Jonathan Finch / 06 June, 2022

The annual NHS Sustainability Day is held this year on June 8th! Did you know GP practices generate around 6 million tonnes of CO2 annually? Find out how we can all make primary care cleaner—and cheaper—for everyone.

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Pride Month 2022: Is your practice inclusive?

By Siobhan Smith / 01 June, 2022

With the number of individuals identifying as LGBTQ+ rising each year, it is important to recognise and celebrate Pride Month. We take a look at why Pride Month is so important, and we also look at what you can do to make your practice more inclusive.

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Taking It All In Their Stride

By Gerry Devine / 01 June, 2022

Thornfields Training Manager Gerry Devine tells us about a recent walking meeting he took part in with Healthier West Wirral PCN, and how being active during meetings can bring many benefits.

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