Entries by PCKiran

Social Prescribing Link Worker

      The NHS Long Term Plan and GP Contract DES states each primary care network can employ a Social Prescribing Link Worker. Have you got yours yet? The role of the Social Prescribing Link Worker is due to go ‘live’ on 1 July 2019. We have been working across the country with numerous […]

Discounted Training Courses with MDDUS

      We have teamed up with our consortium member MDDUS to provide discounted training sessions for GPs and Practice Managers on a whole range of topics including: CQC Toolboxes Patient Safety Masterclasses Complaints Handling GDPR One Year On Confidentially in Practice for admin and receptionist staff All training courses are designed specifically for […]

Webinar: Completing Your PCN Network Schedule

Join our experts Peter Edwards from Capsticks and Steve Cosford from MHS Macintyre Hudson as they show you how to complete the remaining schedules of the network agreement covering legal, operational, governance, financial arrangements and workforce issues. Cost – just £39.50 p/p including Q&A session and recording of the webinar. To book, contact kiranjohnson@agencialtd.com.

Developing your Primary Care Network: What’s Next?

  So, your draft Network Agreements have been submitted but what happens next? Between now and the 30th June your PCN practices will need to agree on and complete the remaining schedules of the network agreement, as required; Schedule 2 – operational detail of the PCN Schedule 3 – agreed activities and responsibilities of the […]

Planning for Health & Wellbeing Seminar

Our members, Capsticks are inviting practices to their latest seminar which will explore some of the key planning and funding infrastructure issues to be aware of in NHS estates management. Download the event information and how to apply here    

A surgery shake-up is coming. Ready?

Doctor, doctor… Heard the one about the patient seeing another healthcare professional? Yeah, not many have.   If your surgery is like most, it might not be fully accustomed yet to patients who are happily signposted onwards to a plethora of healthcare professionals other than a doctor or nurse. That’s all about to change (with […]

Workforce considerations for Primary Care Networks

The Government has announced that all GP practices in England will have the opportunity to join a Primary Care Network (PCN) by 1 July 2019. One of the incentives for participating in a PCN is that practices will be able to benefit from the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme which was announced in the 2019 GP Contract Framework. […]

GP Practices: Getting your “house in order”

GP Practices: Getting your “house in order” The NHS Long Term Plan sets out the vision for general practice in the next 10 years. The emphasis is on a move from secondary care to primary and community care. It, and the GP Partnership Review, expects general practices to form close working relationships and, in particular, be a […]