The pursuit of happiness: beating burnout

28th July 2017

Last year the RCGP and the mental health charity Mind published a report which revealed that 87% of the primary care workforce – which includes general practice – experience some level of stress; this compared [read more]

60 seconds with Gary Hughes

27th July 2017

What do you do to de-stress after a long day? I know there’s plenty of stress around general practice so I’m lucky that the need to de-stress is rare and it’s more about switching off, [read more]

Management: Getting to the root of it with RCA

19th July 2017

What makes RCA different from, say, risk assessments or ‘Never Events’ reporting? In simple terms, RCA is the investigation and analysis of the difference between what actually happened and what should have happened – according [read more]

Secrets to a successful safeguarding strategy

18th July 2017

The Care Act has placed safeguarding on a statutory footing for the first time. Accordingly, the extent to which GP practices comply with safeguarding legislation is high on CQC inspectors’ agendas.  Taking advantage of national [read more]

Collaboration with a common purpose

17th July 2017

 The early phase of NHS Collaborate has been a journey of discovery for all those involved and is providing deep foundations for a self-sustaining and energetic ‘community of purpose’ committed to a fresh approach to leadership development [read more]

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