Category list : GP practice management
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Commercialisation must be balancedSubscription
Combining best practices
STRUCTURE: Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group is devising a new service model for community healthcare based around GP practice populations.
New support group programme
Inspection and financial pressures
Stethoscope 'may soon be obsolete'Subscription
The development of new, more accurate and compact ultrasound devices could soon consign the stethoscope to medical history, two US heart experts predict.
We have been misled over NHS fundingSubscription
Large amounts of money will never leave the Treasury
A GP out-of-hours service run by Serco was understaffed and possibly overstating its performance, an investigation by the Care Quality Commission has found.
Delivering the QIPP targets is proving a tough challenge for GP practices. Paul Cook offers some practical ideas on how to remove the obstacles in the way.
GP practices will be classed under three categories based on performance under the NHS Commissioning Board’s plans for contracting primary care.
Clinical commissioning groups must unite their GP practices if bureaucracy is to be cut and targets met. Valerie Martin-Long has four ideas to make this happen.