Signing off in style

26th June 2017

Q. Can you tell us a little bit about how you got started writing for Practice Business? A. I knew the original commissioning editor – we’re talking over a decade ago so do forgive me [read more]

Specialist knowledge

23rd June 2017

Q. What signs are there currently that the practice manager (PM) role is becoming more specialised? A. I’ve been involved in recruitment at several practices recently where each practice has been looking for something different [read more]

Patient matters

22nd June 2017

PPGs have, for some time, been a key formal mechanism for gathering feedback into general practice; since 2015 the GP contract has included a requirement to have a PPG. However, there are no prescriptive requirements [read more]

Assuming formal and informal leadership

21st June 2017

Formal leadership is hierarchical, with titles that indicate status (such as union steward, executive director, senior advisor, committee chair, etc.). Informal leadership is nonhierarchical and is often reflective of: Accomplishment (e.g., best salesperson) Respect (one [read more]

GP practice given LGBT award

21st June 2017

Credit: This story was first seen on the Manchester Evening News The stepfather of Martyn Hett, who was killed in the Manchester bomb, says he will continue promoting acceptance and understanding of LGBT issues in his memory, [read more]

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