Diabetes: Focusing on prevention, not cure

7th December 2018

Managing diabetes is a growing challenge for GP practices, with costs increasing exponentially as the numbers of people living with the condition grow. Practising GP and Liva Healthcare’s UK medical director, Dr Roger Henderson, argues [read more]

New GP health hub opens its doors in Bristol

21st November 2018

According to the Bristol Post, a state-of-the-art and environmentally-friendly super-surgery has now opened its doors A new super-practice has opened in Bristol, combining four GP surgeries into one building. The centre cost £2.5m and is [read more]

Safe surgeries; improving patient access

12th November 2018

A ‘safe surgery’ is a GP practice that takes steps to tackle the barriers faced by many migrants accessing healthcare; in practice it involves ensuring that your practice team are aware, and understand, that these [read more]

Spotlight on practice mergers

5th November 2018

There are a number of reasons that a GP practice might decide to undergo a merger – for example, to work at scale, deliver a more robust healthcare service in the community, for financial reasons, [read more]

Essex faces GP and nurse crisis

22nd October 2018

Essex is facing a workforce crisis, as some of the worst-hit areas are operating with just over 40 GPs per 100,000 patients and with high numbers of nurses and GPs planning to retire by 2020, [read more]

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