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What does the government 'rescue package' mean for practices?

Key points on the package announced by the government and NHS England.

Central stocks of extra flu vaccine available to GP practices from mid-October

GP practices will be able to place orders for central stocks of additional flu vaccine from 18 October in a bid to boost uptake rates this winter, the government has announced.

Business continuity: Preparing your practice for winter

A checklist of key issues to consider when preparing for what is predicted to be a challenging winter.

What do new pay transparency rules mean for GPs and practices?

Legislation came into effect in October for this new contractual requirement.

COVID-19 update 1 October: Infection control, flu jabs

A round-up of key information on COVID-19 for GP practices this week.

COVID-19 GP guidance tracker - live table

Our COVID-19 GP guidance tracker highlights guidance relevant to GP practices during the pandemic in an easy-to-search format. Last updated: 30 September 2021.

COVID-19 vaccination: What should practices be doing now?

An update on what practices in England are required to do to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

GP COVID-19 update 24 September: Vaccinations for 12- to 15-year-olds, shielding

A round-up of key information on COVID-19 for GP practices this week.

Practical tips for managing the blood test tube shortage

Dr Pipin Singh provides advice and highlights latest NHS England guidance.

GP COVID-19 update 17 September: Vaccination guidance latest, shielding ends

A round-up of key information on COVID-19 for GP practices this week.

Full details of COVID-19 booster jab programme

Key information on the COVID-19 booster jab programme, including JCVI and NHS England guidance.

Medeconomics becomes GP Business

Our relaunched site will support best practice in finance, management and leadership for all professionals working in general practice.

Making the most of the GP Fees Database

How practices can use our exclusive database of private and professional fees as a resource for generating extra earnings.

COVID-19 boosters to begin alongside flu jabs

The government has said that the COVID-19 booster vaccination campaign will start next week in line with advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations (JCVI), which has also confirmed flu jabs can be given at the same time.

Funding for the additional roles reimbursement scheme (ARRS) 2021/22

Details of the funding available for additional roles recruited as part of the network contract DES in 2021/22 (updated to include new pay rates that reflect the 3% pay rise)

COVID-19 update 10 September: Vaccination in children, booster jab latest, mandatory vaccination

A round-up of key information on COVID-19 for GP practices this week.

Tackling workload – a checklist of issues to consider

Ideas for taking stock of your practice’s workload and changes you could implement.

GP COVID-19 update, 3 September: Booster jabs, Pfizer vaccine national protocol

A round-up of key information on COVID-19 for GP practices this week.

Flu vaccination checklist

A checklist of issues to consider for flu vaccination clinics either in the practice or off-site.

GP practices instructed to halt all non-urgent blood tests until mid-September

NHS England has asked GP practices to stop all non-urgent blood tests until 17 September - and has warned that supplies of blood test tubes will become ‘even more constrained’ before they improve.

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