Wednesday 17th Apr 2013 - Kate Hodkinson
First Practice Management hosted a packed session at the Imperial War museum in Manchester with the aim of helping managers to prepare for the CQC Visit – which could happen this month – or might not take place for another two years. The event provided managers with an opportunity to focus on what would actually happen at a CQC inspection visit and how to prepare their practice and the team.
Wednesday 13th Mar 2013 - Kate Hodkinson
CQC has recently published a guide for GP practices to help prepare for inspections that will take place after 1st April 2013.The guidance clarified certain aspects of the visit and what will happen and will help practices to prepare.
Wednesday 13th Feb 2013 - Kate Hodkinson
As the role of the practice manager grows and resources become more scarce, now is the time for everyone to focus on being as efficient and as effective as they can with the time they have available.
Wednesday 16th Jan 2013 - Kate Hodkinson
General practices, in line with all other NHS providers, have to demonstrate compliance with CQC standards.