Seven ways practices can improve medicines safety

24th July 2019

Providers across all health and care settings are working to ensure safe, high-quality care, often in challenging circumstances, says the CQC. But incidents involving medicines are common. To make sure that individual people receive their [read more]

Branding your practice

22nd July 2019

Every GP practice exists under the NHS banner – one of the world’s most recognisable brands – but is it enough? Lawrie Jones at Practice Business spoke to some graphic designers to get their views [read more]

Reducing absence – expert insight

18th July 2019

Across the NHS, in January 2019, the average NHS absence rate was 5%. While the NHS doesn’t actively record the absence rates of GP practices, if we consider the rates to be similar, that’s a [read more]

Time to talk: Dying matters

8th July 2019

Talking about death can often be uncomfortable, even for experienced healthcare professionals. However, it’s important to be able to have these difficult conversations with patients and their families in order to provide high quality care. [read more]

Energy saving ideas: gas

19th June 2019

Practices are paying more than ever before in energy bills. The wholesale price of gas continues to rise, but improper usage, poor maintenance and waste could all be playing a part in the rising cost [read more]

Engaging new dads

19th June 2019

In December 2018 NHS England announced that new fathers were to get mental health support to help them cope with the expectations – and realities – of becoming a parent. The NHS is slowly waking [read more]

Energy saving opportunities for GP practices

12th June 2019

There are many energy-saving opportunities available to GP surgeries that will cut costs without compromising the comfort of patients and staff. Identifying these opportunities is not especially difficult and many can be implemented at low, [read more]

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