Online access to patient records - a checklist

Online access to patient records - a checklist

This checklist can help ensure you have processes in place for online access to records and prepare for the new contract requirement that all patients should have access to their full record online from April 2020.

Latest articles

How to increase patient uptake of online services

How to increase patient uptake of online services

The new GP contract in England has a number of digital requirements - this article offers tips on how to increase uptake of online services in your practice.

Details of the network contract DES for 2019/20

Details of the network contract DES for 2019/20

A summary of the network contract DES that applies for 2019/20 in England.

What practices need to know about state-backed indemnity

What practices need to know about state-backed indemnity

The state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs began on 1 April. Medeconomics explains what it covers and highlights issues practices should be aware of.

Contract guidance for England published

Contract guidance for England published

NHS England and the BMA have published further details of the GP contract, including the service specification for the network contract DES and the template primary care network agreement.


QOF

QOF changes for 2019/20

QOF changes for 2019/20

Changes to the QOF under the GP contract for 2019/20 will remove 'unnecessary indicators' and introduce a new quality improvement domain.

QOF quality improvement - end-of-life care module explained

QOF quality improvement - end-of-life care module explained

Medeconomics looks at what practices will need to do for the QOF end-of-life care module in 2019/20, which makes up half of the framework's new quality improvement domain.

QOF quality improvement - prescribing safety module explained

QOF quality improvement - prescribing safety module explained

Under the new GP contract in England a new quality improvement domain has been introduced to the QOF. Medeconomics looks at what practices will need to do for the prescribing safety module.

QOF: Network peer review meetings for quality improvement domain

QOF: Network peer review meetings for quality improvement domain

As part of the new quality improvement domain in the 2019/20 QOF, practices are required to engage in network peer review to share and discuss learning from their activities.


Practice management

Annual calendar of practice management

Annual calendar of practice management

What practice managers need to review or address during a year.

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