FGM Mandatory Reporting for healthcare professionals

FGM Mandatory Reporting – support pack for health professionals  As you will be aware, the new professional duty to report cases of FGM in girls u18 to the police will commence tomorrow, 31 October 2015.  We, with our partners at NHS E and professional bodies, have developed a package of support including: ·        Quick guidance [...]

GP Practices Consider John Lewis type partnership with local Trust

Pulse Exclusive Nine practices in an English coastal town are considering relinquishing their independent contractor status to join up with the local community trust. Under the proposals, GPs in Gosport, Hampshire, would form a new organisation with NHS Southern Hampshire Foundation Trust, which would own premises and would pay the GPs a fixed annual salary [...]

25% of GP appointments potentially avoidable

Here is a new report from NHS Alliance. Here is a summary. you can download the full report here Making-Time-in-General-Practice-FULL-REPORT-01-10-15 1 IN 4 GP APPOINTMENTS POTENTIALLY AVOIDABLE NEW REPORT AIMS TO CUT BUREAUCRACY AND EASE PRESSURE ON GPs A new report published today argues that perhaps 27% of GP appointments could potentially be avoided if there [...]