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Alison Lowerson

13th March 2014

GP Out-of-Hours Services to be Inspected and Regulated

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

What changed? Over 10 years ago most Practices were part of a local on-call doctors’ service which enabled patients to get...

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07th March 2014

Should GP Practices Consider Forming Alliances or Federations?

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

Federated Working As part of  group of Practice Managers in our local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) we are looking at working...

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25th February 2014

Clinical Negligence

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

1. Clinical negligence covers NHS and privately funded hospitals Following a discussion at a recent meeting I thought I would write...

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18th February 2014

Why You Should Back General Practice

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

Transforming Services I received some literature and patient information posters from the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) last week, asking Practices...

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14th February 2014

Push for GP Surgery Premises Development

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

Bids for Funding Dr Mike Bewick, GP and Deputy Medical Director for NHS England, has said NHS England is expecting many...

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07th February 2014

Abuse Should Not Be Tolerated

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

Should this be expected? I was shocked and appalled to hear that a man had attacked and stabbed a GP in...

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31st January 2014

Clinical Governance

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

What is Clinical Governance? Clinical governance can be defined as a framework through which UK National Health Service (NHS) organisations and...

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24th January 2014

Is this the end of QOF?

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

A radical agreement In a Pulse article last week some GPs in the South West of England were told to stop...

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17th January 2014

Testing the Boundaries

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

Abolition of GP Practice boundaries At a presentation of the new GP contract for 2014/2015, it was announced that practice boundaries...

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09th January 2014

Will Sharing Information Improve Patient Care?

Alison Lowerson GP Specialist

What's new? The way in which we collect patient information has moved on from paper records to a new era that...

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