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Resources

Plogging – when a run turns fun

31st July 2019

We all know that walking and running improve health – and that we should all be doing more if we can. But what can improve a walk or a jog? Picking up litter! It’s a [read more]

Seven ways practices can improve medicines safety

Compliance
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

Features
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]
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]
Compliance

10 surprising things you can reclaim VAT on

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]
Long-term conditions

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]