Supporting best practice in leadership, management and finance
Primary care networks
Information and advice to help practices meet the requirements of the network contract DES and get the most from being part of their network.
NHS England has announced that PCN service requirements will now be phased in gradually over the next 18 months, while an additional £43m has been provided to support PCN management.
Areas where practice managers within a primary care network could collaborate on HR and staff issues, including new network staff, existing staff and locums.
Advice on how practice managers within a primary care network could collaborate on practice policies and processes, including business continuity, data protection, safeguarding, complaints and IT systems.
Ben Gowland, director and principal consultant at Ockham Healthcare, discusses working in partnership with other practices with Medeconomics editor Emma Bower at Medeconomics Live in October 2020.
Laurence Slavin, senior partner at specialist accountants Ramsay Brown, presents at Medeconomics Live in October 2020.
What is social prescribing and can it help practices to reduce workload?
Specialist accountant Laurence Slavin highlights the financial issues that practices will need to consider as they set up primary care networks.
Accountant Katie Collin explains what practices need to know about VAT and primary care networks.
GP Fees Database
Private and professional fees for GP work and NHS payment information
Links to key guidance for GP practices in an easy-to-search table
Regional breakdown of average rates charged by locum GPs
Key job descriptions to download and adapt for use in your practice
Advice on key practice management tasks listed in a handy A-Z format
Key guidance, downloadable checklists and tips to help prepare staff