100,000 genomes – what’s the future?

17th January 2019

The NHS has achieved David Cameron’s vision of sequencing 100,000 genomes, with practices playing a key role in the project. It’s establishing the NHS as a global leader in genomic medicine – but what does [read more]

Views on the NHS Long Term Plan

10th January 2019

We’ve spoken to some leading opinion-formers to find out what they think about the NHS Long Term Plan – including what this means for primary care and practices Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College [read more]

IR35 – a practical guide to HMRC compliance

7th January 2019

Since 2017 practices have been responsible for deciding whether contractors fulfil IR35 status. This, potentially confusing, piece of legislation is causing headaches for practices and locum GPs who are unsure of the rules. To help [read more]

Slow demise of smoking cessation services

14th December 2018

Funding for smoking cessation services has been cut by 36% between 2013-2017, the Labour party claims. The numbers of people who smoke may be at historically low levels but, in cutting smoking cessation services, are [read more]

Ch-ch-ch-changes: managing change in your practice

2nd November 2018

The practice environment can be mired in a sea of change – governmental, organisational, as well as an ever-changing body of patients and staff. This doesn’t make strategic, operational change easy. Philip Cox-Hynd, change implementation [read more]

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