Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice - update
The UK Government has confirmed it will introduce a Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP) in England and a similar scheme in Wales by April 2019.Information hub
Winter Indemnity Scheme for out-of-hours work
NHS England has announced it will again be running an indemnity scheme to support GPs doing extra out-of-hours/ unscheduled care work and extended hours between 1 October 2018 and 31 March 2019. Click below to find out more and to apply.Winter Indemnity Scheme for out-of-hours work
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WHAT is a reasonable time frame to wait with a patient for an ambulance to arrive at home or on practice premises?
Overcoming communication barriers with patients can be challenging. Dr Naeem Nazem looks at the pitfalls of Google Translate and other solutions
Solicitor Joanna Bower considers the status of reflective practice following the legal case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba
CERTAIN things are sadly inevitable every winter, including the increase in patients presenting in GP surgeries with sore throats, earaches, sinusitis, colds and other flu-like illnesses – but also the upsurge in demand for antibiotics.