Getting to grips with practice expenses

23rd April 2019

Practices are coming under more and more pressure each year to maintain their levels of earnings whilst also delivering a high standard of care to their patients. Although it is a challenge James Dickman, healthcare [read more]

Creating a workplace strategy

17th April 2019

You’ve heard of a workforce strategy, but have you heard of a workplace strategy? As the modern workforce and workplace changes, practices need to adapt to provide a working environment that’s designed for patients and [read more]

Four must-have leadership qualities

15th April 2019

Tenacity is more important than brilliance, says international consultant Richard Trevino II. In this article he outlines four qualities leaders must have to be successful. Do you have them? This is an edited version of [read more]

Five mistakes that hinder employee engagement

10th April 2019

Knowing how to engage employees requires a careful understanding of what they value in your organisation and amplifying it, says Siddharth Reddy writing in the Entrepreneur. The happier your employees are, the more productive they [read more]

Combatting sexism in the workplace

27th March 2019

It’s 2019 but, sadly, gender inequality and sexism are still rife in the workplace and women must work together to eliminate the epidemic of discrimination, says entrepreneur Rita Trehan. She offers some useful strategies which [read more]

How to decide when to fire someone

1st March 2019

One of your direct reports isn’t performing up to snuff. You’ve done everything you can think of to help them improve, but you’re not seeing any significant progress, and now you’re agonising about what to [read more]

The emotional intelligence of meetings

25th February 2019

For many people meetings are the ultimate time-waster; they drain our time and suck the life out of our productivity. However, Nick Hobson, Ph.D., Leandra McIntosh, and Maryam Marashi argue that a dose of emotional intelligence can [read more]

Liverpool could lose six surgeries at once

30th January 2019

Six surgeries in Liverpool may close thanks to recruitment and financial problems Six GP surgeries in Liverpool may close this year, potentially leaving thousands of patients displaced, according to the Liverpool Echo. The local CCG [read more]

Top tips for conducting an appraisal

29th January 2019

Every member of staff should have an appraisal but, in 2017, the NHS Staff Survey found that not everyone did. Regardless of how busy your practice is, it’s important to find time to reflect on [read more]

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