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.
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.
Practices are required to regularly review their health and safety processes and procedures. Our checklist below can help you do this.
The key document for health and safety is your risk assessment. This downloadable risk assessment template contains key questions and prompts to help you complete it. It has been updated to include prompts relating to COVID-19.
Fionnuala O'Donnell highlights the infection control issues practices may need to consider as they plan for increasing numbers of patients attending the surgery.
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.
GPs and other healthcare professionals taking up partnership roles for the first time can apply for a £20,000 golden hello payment from 1 July under a scheme delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medeconomics summarises the latest coronavirus guidance changes and useful resources for general practice. This week: new guidance tracker, updated SOP, cancer referrals and shielded patients update.
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.
Patients 'should' wear masks in GP surgeries to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among staff and visitors, the government has said, however this is not compulsory.
We live in a multicultural society but racist attitudes persist and even now, some patients are not inhibited about expressing them. Dr Caroline Fryar, head of advisory services at the MDU, looks at how practices can respond.
Medeconomics provides a checklist of issues practices could consider to help reduce workplace risk during the pandemic.
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.
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.
GP practices do not have to make available the full amount of appointment slots required for NHS 111 referrals during the COVID-19 outbreak if they find only a small number are being used, NHS England has said.
Practices will be able to claim funding for any additional staff needed to deal with an increase in workload due to the coronavirus pandemic, and to cover staff absence as a result of COVID-19, NHS England has said.
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