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GP COVID-19 update 21 January: Vaccinating 5- to 11-year-olds, infection control

A round-up of key COVID-19 guidance changes for GP practices.

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: 21 January 2022.

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination – what do practices need to do?

Practice manager Fionnuala O'Donnell provides an overview of NHS England guidance and the process practices need to follow.

COVID-19: Latest guidance on staff testing and isolation

Guidance for staff on testing and isolation has been updated.

GP COVID-19 update 14 January: Self isolation, risk assessments, GP contract

A round-up of key COVID-19 guidance changes for GP practices.

COVID-19 update 7 January: Managing COVID-19 patients, absence tracker, vulnerable patients

A round-up of key COVID-19 guidance changes for GP practices.

Investment and Impact Fund 2021/22 explained

Details of the Investment and Impact Fund (IIF) for 2021/22, which rewards PCNs for performance in key areas - updated to reflect contract changes for this year.

Downloadable policy: Data security policy template

This data security policy can be downloaded and adapted for use in your practice.

Data security standards for GP practices

Since April 2018 every GP practice in England has contractually required to meet 10 data security standards.

Data Protection and Security Toolkit checklist

This checklist provides a guide to the information you will need and advice on how to complete the Data Protection and Security Toolkit.

COVID-19 update 23 December: Workload prioritisation, staff illness, vaccination, treatments

A round-up of key COVID-19 guidance changes for GP practices.

Business continuity: Preparing your practice for a surge in COVID cases

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, with predictions that many NHS staff will need to isolate in the next month, the checklist below provides a list of key issues you may need to consider.

Annual calendar of practice management

What practice managers need to review or address during a year.

COVID-19 update 17 December: Vaccination guidance, rules for close contacts

A round-up of key COVID-19 guidance changes for GP practices.

What practices need to know about the booster jab rollout

Updated: 20 December. The government is now aiming to offer booster jabs to all eligible patients by the end of December. What will this mean for practices?

Removing patients from the practice list

Removing a patient from your list is never an easy option. MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Kathryn Leask provides a step-by-step guide to help practices avoid difficulties.

Patient participation group annual checklist

Use our checklist to help you review processes and ensure your PPG is running smoothly.

How to make the most of your PPG

10 tips on how to get the best out of your PPG and ensure the process does not involve too much work, plus links to useful resources.

Which QOF indicators for 2021/22 are not income protected?

Details of the QOF indicators that practices in England will be paid for based on achievement this year.

GP COVID-19 update 10 December: GP contract, mandatory vaccination, COVID treatments

A round-up of key COVID-19 guidance changes for GP practices.

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