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Management

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]

10 surprising things you can reclaim VAT on

Compliance
15th July 2019
HMRC and the NHS haven’t always had the healthiest of relationships; the long-running saga of whether the NHS could or couldn’t reclaim VAT was finally settled in 2016 – after 43 years of wrangling! VAT [read more]

Time to talk: Dying matters

Long-term conditions
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]
Features

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]
Editors choice

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]
Editors choice

Buckland practice name ‘flu fighter leader’

17th June 2019
A Buckland GP practice has been named one of Britain’s ‘winter flu heroes’ for an innovative health check scheme. The Portsdown Group practice has been presented with the CFH Docmail Flu Hero of the Year Award for [read more]