Waiting rooms: A little something for the wait

Prioritising the patient In an ideal world the perfect waiting room would be a serene sanctuary for patients, with reading materials resembling a local library accompanied by user-friendly check-in computer systems and quiet conversations part [read more]

Taking control of diabetes care in practice

The increase in the number of people with long-term conditions is putting added pressure on healthcare resources. Enabling patients to effectively manage their own illness can be an efficient way of alleviating this; as Lindsay [read more]

Practice assets: It’s not all tied up

‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…’ The opening words of Charles Dickens’ a Tale of Two Cities now ring true for GPs and their practices; pressure is mounting due to severely stretched [read more]

Planning for tomorrow

According to Understanding pressures in general practice, the 2016 King’s Fund report, more GPs today are retiring – and retiring earlier. A 2015 national survey of GPs by the British Medical Association reported that 34% [read more]

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