Taking control of diabetes care in practice

10th July 2017

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]

System change: prioritising patients by need

5th July 2017

What is Doctor First? Doctor First is a GP appointment system that helps GP practices to better manage demand by giving patients rapid contact with a senior clinician. Unlike other appointment systems, Doctor First enables [read more]

Planning for tomorrow

4th July 2017

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]

Keeping the data dream alive

3rd July 2017

Q. Can you tell us about the early life of Brisdoc and your current role at the organisation? A. It was originally an OOH co-operative in the early days of doctors being able to give [read more]

Delivering collaborative change

28th June 2017

There’s no question that it is a challenging time to be working in primary care. The service, described as the ‘backbone of the NHS’, yet historically de-prioritised in favour of its louder cousin, acute care, [read more]

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