Practice insurance: practical guide

14th June 2019

Selecting the correct insurance at the lowest cost for your practice can be a time-consuming exercise. Comparing different policies can be challenge – with mountains of small print complicating the process. This is the reason [read more]

Inspecting online primary care providers

24th May 2019

In England, nearly 14 million people are using online services to engage with a doctor. It’s a massive achievement and demonstrates the increasing acceptance of online healthcare services among the public. The steep rise in [read more]

Childhood vaccination information and advice

7th May 2019

The anti-vaxxer movement is gaining ground, with worried parents choosing to ignore medical advice and avoid vaccinations for their children. Here’s a timely reminder on the information and advice you need to give patients and [read more]

Addressing the care deficit

30th April 2019

The NHS is under extreme pressure to deliver mental health services, and is struggling. The reasons for the increased demand are being laid at the government’s door, with a recent survey by NHS Providers finding [read more]

Assistance dogs in the practice

23rd April 2019

A GP called the MDU advice line to ask about assistance dogs. A regular patient at the practice brought a large, boisterous dog to every consultation as her assistance dog and, during one consultation, it [read more]

GPs will be required to use NHS app

9th April 2019

As reported by the HSJ, the NHS’s chief digital officer has confirmed that GPs across the country will be required to use the NHS app NHS England’s chief digital officer, Tara Donnelly, has announced that [read more]

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