Advice and guidance for GP practices to support you during the coronavirus outbreak.
The Medeconomics COVID-19 GP guidance tracker highlights guidance relevant to GP practices during the pandemic in an easy-to-search format.
Medeconomics summarises the latest news, guidance changes and useful resources for general practice. This week: COVID-19 support fund, flu vaccination and third-phase NHS response.
Medeconomics summarises the latest news, guidance changes and useful resources for general practice. This week: rule change on self isolation for health professionals, plus drive to cut bureaucracy.
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 provides a checklist of issues practices could consider to help reduce workplace risk during the pandemic.
Fionnuala O'Donnell highlights the infection control issues practices may need to consider as they plan for increasing numbers of patients attending the surgery.
Good infection control is important to minimise the spread of infection and to protect patients and staff. Medeconomics provides a list of the key issues you need to cover.
Specialist accountant Laurence Slavin highlights the financial issues that practices should consider during the COVID-19 outbreak.
More healthcare professionals will have access to patient data as a result of changes to GP Connect and the summary care record during the COVID-19 outbreak. Medeconomics explains what this means for practices.
Under the CQC’s emergency support framework, some practices will be asked to have hour-long supportive phone calls with the regulator. Medeconomics explains the process and offers some tips on how practices could prepare for this.
A range of information and resources are available to help NHS organisations to support their staff during this unprecedented time. Medeconomics highlights key points for GP practices.
Checklists for practice managers to ensure that practice is on top of key issues relating to the COVID-19 outbreak. Updated on 20 April to reflect latest guidance.
Medeconomics summarises the contractual changes that have been introduced in England between April and June 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Practice manager Fionnuala O'Donnell offers some advice for practices now many staff are working at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, including a checklist of advice to provide your team.
General practice has rapidly embraced new technology as a result of the pandemic. But which innovations will benefit your practice going forwards? Medeconomics provides a list of key issues to consider if practices want to review they way they work.
The government has finally signed off the COVID-19 support fund for general practice, which will allow practices to claim for additional expenses incurred during the pandemic. Medeconomics explains how it works.
A checklist of issues that practices will need to consider as they plan their flu clinics against a backdrop of COVID-19.
Delivering a flu campaign that the government says will be the 'biggest in history' in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic will pose serious challenges. Guidance published by the RCGP offers advice on how key hurdles can be overcome.
Medeconomics summarises the latest news, guidance changes and useful resources for general practice. This week: flu programme expansion, guidance on mass vaccination campaigns and face coverings in practices
Barcode technology in flu clinics could help GP practices reduce admin time and overcome social distancing challenges ahead of the ‘biggest flu vaccination programme in history'. Bromley GP Dr Mark Essop speaks to Medeconomics about how it works.
The BMA has confirmed that the number QOF points available for the flu and cervical screening indicators will double this year as part of changes introduced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medeconomics summarises the latest guidance changes and useful resources for general practice. This week: PPE portal, risk assessments and remote consultations.
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.
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.
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.
Dr Vasu Siva explains the steps her practice has taken to support staff to look after their wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sapphire McCalla explains how a social prescribing service is supporting patients and staff from nine practices in Birmingham and how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way they work.