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Articles and features 30/06/2017

Support With CQC: Introduction

Support With CQC: Introduction

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The CQC is the regulator for health and social care in England. It monitors, inspects and regulates general practices to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety.

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Factsheet 07/12/2018

Chaperones

Chaperones

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The medical consultation is a challenge to both doctor and patient, whether in the community or in hospital. The need for more detailed discussions with patients, along with their increasing autonomy and right to make choices in relation to their clinical care and treatment, has affected the traditional role of the doctor-patient relationship. This has made maintaining appropriate professional boundaries in the doctor-patient consultation more challenging, however, the guidance from national and regulatory bodies is clear that it is always the health professional's responsibility to do so.

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Case report 27/11/2018

Video: Anatomy of a claim

Video: Anatomy of a claim

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This video looks at a scenario where a patient brought a claim against three GPs in the same surgery, and how understanding the varied claims enabled us to support the doctors throughout the whole process.

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24/08/2018

Infection Control in Primary Care - in-practice

Infection Control in Primary Care - in-practice

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This workshop will give you a clear understanding of the importance of infection control. It will provide you with the skills to manage and reduce infection in your practice and comply with national standards.

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Factsheet 08/08/2018

Inquests - Northern Ireland

Inquests - Northern Ireland

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An inquest is a fact-finding exercise that is conducted by the Coroner and, in some cases, in front of a jury. The purpose of an inquest is to find out who the person was and, how, when and where they died. This factsheet gives further information about what happens at an inquest.

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08/08/2018

Inquests - Wales

Inquests - Wales

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An inquest is a fact-finding exercise that is conducted by the coroner and, in some cases, in front of a jury. The purpose of an inquest is to find out who died – when, where, how and in what circumstances. This factsheet gives further information about what happens at an inquest.

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20/12/2017

How to use terms and conditions to recruit healthcare professionals

How to use terms and conditions to recruit healthcare professionals

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Will Haines, Employment Law Consultant at Croner Group, explains how flexibility in terms and conditions can help to recruit professionals to GP organisations. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

Staying up-to-date with changes to funding models in general practice

Staying up-to-date with changes to funding models in general practice

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses how GP practices can keep abreast of changes to funding models. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How GP practices can share resources to build sustainability

How GP practices can share resources to build sustainability

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses hub-based working and the benefits for GP practices to build sustainability. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How GP practices can secure a competitive edge delivering primary care

How GP practices can secure a competitive edge delivering primary care

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses ways GP practices can remain competitive within primary care. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

Setting realistic budgets and forecasts within GP organisations

Setting realistic budgets and forecasts within GP organisations

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses the challenges of budget setting for GP practices. Click here for the video.

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