Let’s talk…conflict management

8th August 2017

Are you aware of the power of your team? Enhanced performance and increased productivity is the result of a connected team that collaborates. There are simple ways of unlocking this natural resource; it’s down to [read more]

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]

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]

Waiting rooms: A little something for the wait

13th July 2017

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]

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