Practice makes perfect

Wessex LMCs has been awarded NHSE funding to support the training of practice managers as appraisers. These monies from the GP Forward View will enable 18 trained appraisers to appraise 120 Practice Managers.  Favouring feedback [read more]

Weaving a new age practice web

Only a few years ago the idea of patients making an appointment or asking for a repeat prescription online seemed advanced; in our practice this is now only a small part of what patients can [read more]

The surgery social network

Sarah Longland, practice manager at Swadlincote Surgery in Derby, has recently created a social media group for practice managers, ‘to provide a wide-reaching support network where members can speak freely about their role and develop [read more]

A word from the AMSPAR president

Myra Upton is the president of the Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists (AMSPAR). Tim Martin catches up with her to discuss the challenges facing primary care and practice managers and how [read more]

Model leases: An easy fix?

When it comes to a premises lease, what should the prudent GP partner and practice manager be looking for? Hempsons’ Paul Hardy leads the way by helpfully pointing out the pitfalls to avoid. This article [read more]

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