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