A PM colleague who seems to be well ahead of the game forwarded this letter to me: https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/03/C0569-Second-phase-of-General-Practice-response-to-COVID-19–update-to-GP-contracts-and-income-protection-a.pdf This innocuous looking letter has somehow sneaked into the system although I’m sure I haven’t seen it before. As always, it’s dated after some of the changes it mentions so we’re already behind before we’ve even started.
Coronavirus has been many things – and most of them distressing – but I didn’t expect it to be the thing that saved me money on banking. After years of GP partners who thought I might run away with their cash or who couldn’t remember their passwords to save their lives, in my new practice
The partners have shown how much they value your contribution to the practice by offering you the opportunity to become a partner. While the recognition is gratifying, what does it actually mean, especially from a financial perspective? AISMA accountant Luke Bennett offers these points for consideration. Profit share Becoming a partner means sharing in the
A fast-track investigation is to be launched into how new arrangements linking practices and hospitals have fared during the viral pandemic. The Care Quality Commission said its series of rapid reviews to help providers of health and social care services learn from their experiences of responding to COVID-19. The Provider Collaboration Reviews will focus on
General practice should prepare to be inundated with patients suffering from long-term effects of the pandemic – and institute permanent triage arrangements, a report warns today. According to the Royal College of GPs, practices will need a “systematic” approach to identify patients who need primary care support. Problems will be both physical and emotional as
At Docmail we understand and appreciate all the important work that medical practices are doing to help keep our communities safe and well during the Covid-19 pandemic. Your dedication will no doubt be carried forward into planning and implementing your flu campaigns for this 2020 season, whilst balancing the pressures of your new, everyday tasks.
Growing numbers of GPs think the lockdown switch to telemedicine heralds a permanent shift to new ways of working – even though video-consultations have failed take off, professional leaders say. The latest data from practices show that in May 48% of GP appointments were conducted over the phone. Just a tiny fraction were recorded as