£21m bid to help build new GP practices

27th March 2017

Credit: This story was first seen on The Inverness Courier Bosses at NHS Highland will ask the Scottish government for a multimillion-pound finance package that could pave the way for the construction of much-needed GP practices [read more]

Scouting for general practitioners

22nd March 2017

Where recruitment is concerned it’s safe to assume statistics should be eyed with a degree of caution. For example, reasons for a certain region having a wonderful GP retention rate or gaining new recruits might [read more]

Expenses failing to add up for practices

10th March 2017

One of the key aims of the recent finance announcement by NHS England and the BMA was to, ‘…secure much needed funding to address GP practice expenses’. It strikes me that to ‘secure funding’ you [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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