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PRIMARY CARE NEWS ROUND-UP 1st March 2024

A round-up of the news headlines this week relating to primary care and GP practices in the UK  
1Mar
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March 2024 Awareness Calendar

Another month has begun which means even more Awareness Days are on the horizon. Take a look at what is coming up this month.
29Feb
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GP Contract for 2024/25

NHS England published their letter to all primary care services (28th February) outlining the GP contract arrangements for the upcoming financial year, with changes aimed at improving primary care services, enhancing patient outcomes, and empowering Primary Care Networks (PCNs).  We take a look into the key contents of the letter, summarise the important points, and discuss potential implications for ARRS funding, primary care staffing, and general budgets for primary care services in the UK.
28Feb
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The NHS, 2004- 2024- 2044- ?

There seems to be a lot of talk about how the NHS will look in 2044. This made me reflect, as it is exactly 20 years since I first joined the NHS and became a practice manager...
26Feb
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Everything You Need to Know about Probationary Periods

With so many new appointments now being subject to the completion of a probationary period and so many questions coming into the FPM advice line asking how to safely dismiss someone on a probationary period, we felt that some guidance would be helpful...
23Feb
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FPM News Round-Up 23rd February 2024

A round-up of the news headlines this week relating to primary care and GP practices in the UK  
21Feb
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Online Abuse Against GP Practice Staff: Practical Ways to Respond

Across the UK, GP practice staff are increasingly facing online abuse, either as part of the business or on a personal level. Here we look at practical steps a practice can take. 
21Feb
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Zero Discrimination Day 2024

1st March is Zero Discrimination Day, a day to celebrate the right of everyone to live a full, healthy, and productive life, and be able to live it with dignity.
20Feb
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Policy Updates This Week

First Practice Management members can access a comprehensive and invaluable selection of sample documents
16Feb
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FPM NEWS ROUND-UP 16TH FEBRUARY 2024

A round-up of the news headlines this week relating to primary care and GP practices in the UK