Does your practice need a Facebook page?

14th December 2018

Despite regularly hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons, Facebook is still one of the most widely-used social media platforms in the UK, with more than 30 million regular users. Your patients are probably [read more]

Emergency medicines for your practice

13th December 2018

The CQC can’t – and won’t – dictate what drugs GPs should have available in the practice, or in their home-visit bag, but they can provide some recommendations. Practice Business looks at what emergency medicines [read more]

CCG mergers – a legal perspective

12th December 2018

In November NHS England announced a new raft of CCG mergers, reducing the number of commissioning groups from 211 in 2013 to 191 today. As CCGs struggle with the demand to cut 20% from admin [read more]

Working together to safeguard children

6th December 2018

Updated government guidelines strengthen the role of general practice in safeguarding vulnerable children. Practice Business explores what you need to know Published by the government in July this year, Working Together to Safeguard Children is [read more]

Embracing innovation in general practice

5th December 2018

Innovation is the key to making ‘every pound go further’ in the NHS, says health secretary Matt Hancock. A new report – published by the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) – sets out a roadmap for [read more]

Staying merry this Christmas

4th December 2018

It’s the time of goodwill but, sometimes, the fun can go too far. As party season approaches, Alan Price, chief of operations officer of HR specialists Peninsula Group, gives practice managers some advice on ensuring [read more]

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