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Practice Matters October 2015

Practice Matters October 2015

In this issue:

Noticeboard
A round-up of the most interesting news, guidance and innovations. 

Blog - How we set subscriptions
Chief Executive Simon Kayll explains how we assess those risks and calculate GP membership subscriptions. 

Top tips to create a great GP job advert
GPJobs.org Site Editor Hannah Dryden shares her top tips for creating a great GP job advert.

CQC ​special
How to achieve ‘outstanding’.

Risk Alert – Nurses and delegation
With complaints against nurses increasing, Clinical Risk Manager Kate Taylor, shares tips on how to decrease risks associated with delegation.

From the case files
Brain cancer accounts for a quarter of all childhood cancers, yet many GPs may still not have experience of the condition. Dr Rachel Birch outlines a case where a diagnoses could have been made.

How to… deal with trivialrequests by patients
Medicolegal Adviser Dr Marika Davies explains how to maintain professionalism when dealing with trivial requests from patients.

FAQs ​- Sickness absence
Last year more practices called the Croner employment helpline for advice about managing sickness and absence than any other topic.
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