Staffordshire review into elderly care

9th January 2019

In December the CQC published its findings following a review of health and social care services in Staffordshire, examining how older people move through the system. While care is improving, there is still unnecessary variation, [read more]

Slow demise of smoking cessation services

14th December 2018

Funding for smoking cessation services has been cut by 36% between 2013-2017, the Labour party claims. The numbers of people who smoke may be at historically low levels but, in cutting smoking cessation services, are [read more]

Does your practice need a Facebook page?

14th December 2018

Despite regularly hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons, Facebook is still one of the most widely-used social media platforms in the UK, with more than 30 million regular users. Your patients are probably [read more]

Emergency medicines for your practice

13th December 2018

The CQC can’t – and won’t – dictate what drugs GPs should have available in the practice, or in their home-visit bag, but they can provide some recommendations. Practice Business looks at what emergency medicines [read more]

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