I think I’ve come up with a great idea – a theme park based on a doctor’s surgery. I’d call the theme park ‘Bizzy Land’. In Bizzy Land, everyone is… busy. Get it? In Bizzy Land, there’s space for a thousand people in the park, but two thousand people try to get in every day.
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PM Polly What from your surgery would you throw in? Now, now – Julie on reception is not allowed (though we’d all like to at times wouldn’t we!). I’ve been asked to go first, “PM Polly”, James said – “of everything that you work with – what is it you’d most like to get rid
PM Polly As I sit at my desk and wait for the computer tower to whirr up and for the monitor to flash the familiar ctrl alt del in order that I can log on. The sweat on my palms begins to fight through creating a tiny glint on my pale skin, despite it being
There’s one thing I forgot to do before becoming a practice manager. It was rather remiss of me. Naive even. I did remember to come into the job with HR experience, project management and governance knowledge. I even brushed up with a health and safety course, some safeguarding training and CPR. What I forgot to complete before
All together now. In your best ‘Band Aid’ singing voice… It’s Christmas time, and there’s no need to be afraid Stop. Right there. Actually, there are a lot of things to be afraid of. Be afraid of some of the following as we run up to Christmas… The GP’s ‘dance moves’ at the office do.
On the basis of last year – please note the following: 1) Diane, you can’t take an extra big bag into the restaurant to hide your bottle of Lambrusco. 2) Dr Kelly – it is not acceptable to steal the Christmas tree from outside the hotel or to take it home in the taxi. 3)
What a practice manager wishes for when they open their advent calendar. Day 1 Sunshine. No snow. Even a sprinkle creates a max exodus by reception staff to the front door. Day 2 A shiny gold star to be given to any staff that don’t talk about Christmas until at least the 21st of December.