Reducing absence – expert insight

18th July 2019

Across the NHS, in January 2019, the average NHS absence rate was 5%. While the NHS doesn’t actively record the absence rates of GP practices, if we consider the rates to be similar, that’s a [read more]


Video: Tackling AMR resistance

16th July 2019

AMR is a huge issue that affects the health and wellbeing of us all. In a series of informative and engaging videos the NIHR has explored the issue in depth. Here’s what they found… Don’t forget [read more]

Long-term conditions

Shetland doctors to prescribe nature

16th July 2019

Doctors in the Shetland islands are prescribing the local environment to patients As reported by the BMA, a new scheme has been launched in Shetland that sees patients being prescribed the local environment. This project [read more]

Editors choice

NHS Values week 2019

15th July 2019

This week is NHS Values Week, when healthcare organisations take time out to reflect on the shared beliefs that make the health service so special. We speak to Laura Roberts, Health Education England’s director of [read more]


10 surprising things you can reclaim VAT on

15th July 2019

HMRC and the NHS haven’t always had the healthiest of relationships; the long-running saga of whether the NHS could or couldn’t reclaim VAT was finally settled in 2016 – after 43 years of wrangling! VAT [read more]

This week

The latest news from the world of general practice management – including funding updates and changes to the sector

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