Report that finds that patients are concerned about various internal and external aspects of their local GP practice premises. The report outlines patients’ views based on an online survey and four focus groups aiming to establish the importance of the physical
The findings of the GP partnership review and final recommendations. The review has engaged with GPs and others with an interest to look for solutions to reinvigorate the partnership model and support the transformation of general practice. The case studies
Patients Association report that finds patients with common conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and ulcerative colitis are being switched to new medicines without receiving the support they need to understand any changes, or to monitor and manage side effects
Report from the Royal College of General Practitioners giving an overview of the current legal situation regarding medicinal cannabis, the different forms it is available in, the conditions for which there is some, if limited, clinical evidence of benefit, and
This document provides details about the International GP Recruitment Programme including the benefits of living and working as a GP in North Central London, who is eligible for the programme, and the process for applying.
This document provides details about the International GP Recruitment Programme including the benefits of living and working as a GP in Sussex and East Surrey, who is eligible for the programme, and the process for applying.
The number of people with multiple long-term conditions, known as multimorbidity, is rising internationally, putting increased pressure on health care systems, including the NHS. Researchers from the 3D Study – the largest ever trial of a person-centred approach to caring
This guidance is for locum and short-term placement doctors, who often do not have easy access to to systems or structures in place to support their CPD, appraisal, revalidation and governance. This guidance highlights ways they may be supported to
This guidance is for any individual or organisation engaging with locum and short-term placement doctors, who often do not have easy access to to systems or structures in place to support their CPD, appraisal, revalidation and governance. This guidance highlights
This guidance on the dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors (150microgram) has been developed for pharmacies and dispensing GP practices. This validation protocol has been developed to ensure consistent practice nationally and to prevent the need for any local re-interpretation.
The following communications guide is to support GP practices in promoting GP online services to patients and encouraging them to register for this service.
Compassion in Dying report that report that used Freedom of Information requests to reveal a mismatch between Clinical Commissioning Group policies and the reality faced by patients. Patients report doctors being ill-equipped to support them to plan ahead for their future care
The partnership model of general practice has been the foundation of the NHS for over 70 years. The evidence from around the world shows that healthcare systems that have invested in primary care have better outcomes, with greater patient satisfaction delivered at a
Document that answers a number of questions have been posed by a number of GP trainees. The answers were supplied by a number of experienced GPs, with specialist advice from medical accountants, surveyors and lawyers. The views presented are based
This letter from Deborah Jaines, Head of Primary Care Policy, clarifies arrangements for assuring the quality of services provided by GP practices that did not opt out of contractual responsibility for out of hours services.
A major difficulty in recognising the early signs of meningitis and sepsis is that they are often very similar to other common, less serious childhood illnesses, such as flu or mild viral illness. One study found that around half of
This guide provides a wide range of best practice examples from practices across England; all of which vary in location, size, system supplier and demographics.
This immunisation schedule includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017.
This routine childhood immunisation schedule (autumn 2018) includes the new Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme. It is suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017.
This guidance has been developed to ensure that there is a consistent approach for CCGs, area teams and CQC to work together before, during and after GP practice inspections and for responding to instances where practices are rated inadequate.