Security risk assessment

8 October 2019

How do we carry out a risk assessment to improve the security of our practice premises and what factors should be considered?

Does on call count as working time?

7 October 2019

We have decided that a number of employees need to be on call to respond to emergencies outside of normal hours. These employees are arguing that the on-call periods should be treated as work time under the Working Time Regulations and therefore health and safety legislative requirements would apply. Is this the case?

Standards in Practice Nursing

24 September 2019

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) impacted on all general practice staff. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) have implemented new standards framework for future graduate registered nurses.

How will the NMC standards for graduate nurses affect those coming into the profession?

Brexit contingency planning for general practice

24 September 2019

What should general practices do to protect their patients and staff in the event of Brexit, particularly a “no-deal” Brexit and especially if they have a number of staff who are EU citizens?