How 'active signposting' can benefit practices

How 'active signposting' can benefit practices

Active signposting is one of the 10 high impact actions that practices can take to free up GP time, according to NHS England. But what does it mean in practice? Rima Evans reports.

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Key dates for practices in 2017/18

Key dates for practices in 2017/18

There are a number of key deadlines for practices in England if they are to receive correct payments and meet contract requirements.

Becoming a dementia-friendly practice

Becoming a dementia-friendly practice

How can practices become dementia-friendly and what are the benefits of doing so? Rima Evans reports.

CPD requirements for pharmacists in general practice

CPD requirements for pharmacists in general practice

Dr Ivana Knyght explains CPD requirements for pharmacists, how practices can support their pharmacists' CPD and highlights some useful resources.

What do the Five Year Forward View's 'next steps' mean for general practice?

What do the Five Year Forward View's 'next steps' mean for general practice?

NHS England's Next Steps on the Five Year Forward View sets out its vision for the NHS over the next two years, including changes for general practice.


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Focus on: 2017/18 contracts

Details of 2017/18 GP contract in England

Details of 2017/18 GP contract in England

The GPC and NHS Employers have agreed changes to the GP contract for 2017/18 that will see the unplanned admissions DES scrapped and extra funding to deliver a 1% pay rise for GPs and practice staff, cover CQC fees and help pay for rising indemnity costs.

Management of patients with severe frailty under the 2017/18 GP contract

Management of patients with severe frailty under the 2017/18 GP contract

Under the 2017/18 GP contract, from 1 July 2017 practices will be contractually required to identify and manage patients aged over 65 who are living with moderate to severe frailty.

Details of Welsh GP contract for 2017/18

Details of Welsh GP contract for 2017/18

GP contract funding for Wales will rise around £27m in 2017/18 under a deal announced by health secretary Vaughan Gething.

GP funding in Scotland to rise £250m per year by 2021

GP funding in Scotland to rise £250m per year by 2021

GP funding in Scotland will rise £250m per year by 2021 with responsibility for vaccinations stripped from GMS contracts to ease practice workload, Scottish health secretary Shona Robison has announced.


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