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
This is a step-by-step guide that will help GP practices to go about checking patients who want to access GP online services.
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 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.
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.
Summary of hepatitis B vaccine schedule, advice and guidance for pregnant women and new mothers. This document sets out the various types of support available to general practitioner’s at all stages of their career, whether in their first five years,
This guidance document has been created to assist GPs, practice managers and commissioners who are integrating mental health therapists into primary care pathways by providing information on how to do this.
A guide for GP online services Patient Participation Group (PPG) members which gives some top tips on how to engage their practice in registering more patients for online services.
Report from the Royal College of General Practitioners Wales that calls for better use of a wider primary care team, better use of technology, clearer national guidance for those working in the services, and measures to address the wider issues
Report that finds several key areas where progress is being made, including: promises of a state-backed medical indemnity for GPs in England more GPs in training than ever before the establishment of the NHS GP health service, which is highly rated
This guidance aims to provide clarity on the responsibilities of all professionals involved in commissioning and prescribing across primary, secondary and tertiary care, and to provide support in developing shared care agreements and in the transfer of care. It is
Report that finds significant improvement in the Care Quality Commission but notes it still does not make inspection reports available to the public quickly enough following an inspection and it needs to improve how it interacts with and regulates GP practices.
Looks at the issue of referral management systems by looking at a referral support approach. The report identifies there is good evidence to suggest that successful approaches to referral support include combinations of local expertise, specialist advice, peer review and reflection, and
This document gives notice under paragraph 104(2) of Schedule 6 to the National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 2004/291) that the terms of the general medical services contract are varied as set out in the document. It requires area teams
Report from the BMA that identifies the following measures are required to save general practice. Recurrent and sustainable funding and resources A workforce strategy that is recurrently funded to enable an expansion A sustainable, long-term indemnity package for general practice Enabling practices
Report that finds NHS’ liabilities for medico-legal claims now total £65bn, draining the NHS of much-needed funds and putting patients at risk by driving GPs out of practice. The report puts forward nine recommendations to bring down costs for the NHS