Removing patients from the practice list

Removing patients from the practice list

Removing a patient from your list is never an easy option. MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Beverley Ward provides a step-by-step guide to help practices avoid the pitfalls.

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How out-of-area patient registration will work

How out-of-area patient registration will work

From 5 January 2015 practices can register patients who live outside of their practice area without being required to provide home visits. Medeconomics summarises NHS England's guidance.

How to approach the new dementia enhanced service

How to approach the new dementia enhanced service

Fionnuala O'Donnell looks at coding for the two dementia enhanced services and highlights other resources to help practices meet the service specifications.

CQC inspection for GP practices explained

CQC inspection for GP practices explained

Medeconomics' three-part guide outlines the CQC's new process for regulating, inspecting and rating GP practices.

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Managing patients' complaints

Managing patients' complaints

Providing a full and prompt explanation of what happened can be all that is needed to dissuade a patient from taking a grievance further, says Fiona Dalziel.

Demonstrating that your GP locums are self-employed

Demonstrating that your GP locums are self-employed

Avoid disputes over the employment status of locums by following this guide and downloading a model contract.

Boosting patient access with rapid response telephone consulting

Boosting patient access with rapid response telephone consulting

As ministers demand seven-day access to GPs, Dr Ashley Liston explains how telephone consulting has aided demand-management in his practice.

How to harness your reception team's full potential

How to harness your reception team's full potential

Well-managed and upbeat receptionists are a great resource. Fiona Dalziel explains how practices can capitalise on this.


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