A lesson in leadership

7th March 2017

I’m a practice manager working in a large North West London practice and, like most, facing the same daily challenges and increasing uncertainty regarding the future of general practice. With my supportive partners we can [read more]

Promoting a healthy practice

6th March 2017

Working in primary care can have a detrimental impact on your health! It’s no joke – those at the frontline of delivering healthcare can often suffer from health problems themselves. Workplace health and wellbeing is a significant challenge for [read more]

A matter of privacy

3rd March 2017

The option of private healthcare for primary care patients is receiving increased publicity. For example, NHS Mid Essex CCG recently wrote to local practices asking GPs to encourage patients to seek private referrals and apps [read more]

Seasonal Affective Disorder

3rd March 2017

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a condition principally of the winter months because the symptoms become more noticeable between November and February. Sufferers, about 80% of whom are women aged between 15 and 55, often feel [read more]

Management blog: federation versus super practice

2nd March 2017

As GP practices are faced with increasingly pinched budgets – in the face of an accelerating ageing population – the discussions around future provision of primary care in the community continue to rage. One of the most obvious choices for transformational change is [read more]

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