Investigating indemnity and new models of care

9th August 2017

Ensure all staff are protected As an employer, or somebody responsible for the running of a practice, you could be leaving yourself vulnerable if you employ healthcare professionals without adequate indemnity arrangements, so it’s important [read more]

Secrets to a successful safeguarding strategy

18th July 2017

The Care Act has placed safeguarding on a statutory footing for the first time. Accordingly, the extent to which GP practices comply with safeguarding legislation is high on CQC inspectors’ agendas.  Taking advantage of national [read more]

A going concern

27th June 2017

Imagine running a business with one hand tied behind your back, to the point that the financial viability of the business is under threat. Now imagine that the business is a GP practice and that [read more]

Expenses failing to add up for practices

10th March 2017

One of the key aims of the recent finance announcement by NHS England and the BMA was to, ‘…secure much needed funding to address GP practice expenses’. It strikes me that to ‘secure funding’ you [read more]

The ‘art’ in effective GP partnerships

9th March 2017

Like many relationships in life, GP partnerships often start on a relatively informal basis before developing over time. Some partnerships might evolve organically from a natural practice break-up whilst others might be based on little [read more]

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