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Latest news stories and opinions about the Dental, GP and Care Industries. For your ease of use, we have established categories under which you can source the relevant articles and news items.

GPs

08th May 2019

General Practice Productivity Measurement to Inform Survival and Sustainability

Leah Biller General Practice Specialist

General practice remains under significant and growing pressure. According to the King’s Fund workload is not only rising but also...

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09th April 2019

Technology Related Contract Changes for GP’s from April 2019

Leah Biller General Practice Specialist

  In January this year, the GPC and NHS England unveiled the details of a five year contract for general practice...

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12th March 2019

GDPR: subject access requests and providing patient information free of charge

Leah Biller General Practice Specialist

While many in general practice are focused on the big picture like the April 2019 contract changes in the English...

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16th January 2019

The six population groups and the five key questions – the April 2018 changes

Leah Biller General Practice Specialist

  There are still six population groups: Older people People with long-term conditions Families, children and young people Working age people...

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25th September 2018

Displaying your practice’s CQC rating – A reminder from the CQC (September 2018)

Leah Biller General Practice Specialist

August’s CQC briefing reminds me of times when, working in general practice, there were days when I truly believed everything...

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28th August 2018

Heat stress in the workplace

Leah Biller General Practice Specialist

  According to the HSE “heat stress occurs when the body’s means of controlling its internal temperature starts to fail. As...

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11th May 2018

Online GP/Primary Care Services from the CQC’s March 2018 Provider Update

Leah Biller General Practice Specialist

  In the CQC March 2018 update, Professor Steve Field shared findings from recent inspections of online GP/primary care services. Online...

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19th February 2018

Children and the Age of Consent: 1 Gillick Competence

Leah Biller General Practice Specialist

Children and consent to medical treatment can be particularly complex. It is important to treat each case or situation on...

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15th February 2018

Children and the Age of Consent: 2 Fraser Guidelines for Contraception and Sexual Health

Leah Biller General Practice Specialist

The ‘Fraser Guidelines’ specifically relate to contraception and sexual health and are named after Lord Fraser, one of the Lords...

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21st November 2017

DBS Checks in General Practice

Leah Biller General Practice Specialist

  The Continuous Internal Practice Debates and Indecision Over who Needs DBS Checks There is rarely a more factual statement about general...

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