Centre for Mental Health report that identifies five areas for improvement to help GPs to offer life-saving support: Provision of effective, ongoing training for GPs; Investment in the capacity of primary care services to enable longer appointments and continuity of
Royal College of General Practitioners report that establishes vision for the future of General Practice suggesting that with the right tools, skills and investment, general practice can continue to deliver world class patient care and being a GP can be
This updated guide aims to support general practitioners and community pharmacists in developing more effective working relationships and in turn, improve primary care services for patients. It covers key areas such as funding arrangements for pharmacies, the impact of prescribing
Summary of antimicrobial prescribing guidance – managing common infections’ produced for primary and secondary care.
This guidance document provides a framework for the management of doctors on the NHS England Medical Performers List who are undertaking a low volume (defined as fewer than 40 sessions per annum) of NHS General Practice (GP) clinical work.
This letter from Ed Waller provides further additional information on the GP contract which was published on 31 January 2019.
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
The recurrent revenue allocation for each CCG for primary medical care services from 2019-20 to 2023-24, including key information used to set the allocations such as the registered population and the distance from target.
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
This is a step-by-step guide that will help GP practices to go about checking patients who want to access GP online services.
Report from the Centre for Mental Health exploring a number of local initiatives which are bridging the gap between primary care and secondary care services, supporting people who fall into this ‘grey area’ due to having more complex needs, not
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.
Supporting guidance for CCGs, which is intended to communicate changes in regulations, and to support CCGs with their development of their local Gluten-Free food prescribing policies. A set of Frequently Asked Questions is also available. Additional Items
This guidance document sets out the requirements in order to participate in the Community Pharmacy Quality Payments Scheme. The Scheme will reward community pharmacies for delivering quality criteria in all three of the quality dimensions: Clinical Effectiveness, Patient Safety and
Paper from 2001 focussing on the devolution of responsibilities to frontline staff and communities. The new public health system would consist of: a public health team in every primary care trust (PCT) leading on health improvement and reducing health inequalities regional
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