GP contract update for second phase of COVID-19 response

GP contract update for second phase of COVID-19 response

GP practices have been told to re-start health checks and other suspended services as NHS England set out sweeping plans for the second-phase GP response to COVID-19.

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General Practice Insights: The future of the patient consultation after COVID-19

General Practice Insights: The future of the patient consultation after COVID-19

Welcome to the first of our General Practice Insights reports on key issues for the future of general practice, this time focusing on digital access to services and remote consulting.

NHS England plans to expand flu campaign and pare back QOF for 2020/21

NHS England plans to expand flu campaign and pare back QOF for 2020/21

GP practices have been told to 'gear up for a major expansion of the winter flu programme' as part of plans that will see a dramatic reduction in QOF work this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Risk assessments for staff vulnerable to COVID-19

Risk assessments for staff vulnerable to COVID-19

Advice on how practices can approach risk assessments for staff at greater risk from COVID-19, including BAME employees, which highlights useful resources and key guidance. This article also provides a downloadable template to carry out individual assessments.

Medeconomics Live aims to help practices thrive under the new GP contract

Medeconomics Live aims to help practices thrive under the new GP contract

The one-day, virtual Medeconomics Live conference aims to provide practices with the practical advice you need to thrive under the new GP contract while tackling COVID-19.


COVID-19

COVID-19 GP guidance tracker

COVID-19 GP guidance tracker

The Medeconomics COVID-19 GP guidance tracker highlights guidance relevant to GP practices during the pandemic in an easy-to-search format.

Business continuity

Business continuity checklist

Business continuity checklist

Practices should ideally check and update their business continuity plan annually. This checklist can help ensure you've covered the key issues.

Business continuity: Risk assessments and impact analysis

Business continuity: Risk assessments and impact analysis

All practices should have a disaster recovery or business continuity plan. Medeconomics explains how to prioritise services and assess risks for inclusion in your plan and highlights useful resources.

Downloadable policy: Business continuity plan

Downloadable policy: Business continuity plan

This business continuity plan can be downloaded and adapted for use in your practice.

PCNs: Collaborating with other practices on policies and processes

PCNs: Collaborating with other practices on policies and processes

Advice on how practice managers within a primary care network could collaborate on practice policies and processes, including business continuity, data protection, safeguarding, complaints and IT systems.


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