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COVID-19: Infection control in general practice

COVID-19: Infection control in general practice

Fionnuala O'Donnell highlights the infection control issues practices may need to consider as they plan for increasing numbers of patients attending the surgery.

Coronavirus checklist for practice managers - updated

Coronavirus checklist for practice managers - updated

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.

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in general practice - a checklist

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in general practice - a checklist

This checklist can help you ensure that your practice has policies and procedures in place to cover issues associated with safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, and highlights useful resources.

PCNs: Collaborating with other practices on staff issues

PCNs: Collaborating with other practices on staff issues

Medeconomics highlights where practice managers within a primary care network could collaborate on HR and staff issues, including new network staff, existing staff and locums.

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.

Downloadable policy: Business continuity plan

Downloadable policy: Business continuity plan

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

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.

Top 10 tips for greener general practice

Top 10 tips for greener general practice

Taking steps to tackle climate change can help improve people's health both now and in the future and benefit practices. Dr Aarti Bansal explains where to start if your practice wants to become greener.

Annual calendar of practice management: Risk assessments

Annual calendar of practice management: Risk assessments

It is good practice to repeat risk assessments at least annually. Below is a list of things that you will need to cover.

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