The Current GMS Contract: Quick Facts

Friday, May 22, 2020

The GMS contract is the cornerstone of the relationship between the NHS (ie primary care organisations) and its GP contractors. About the GMS Contract

GP Payments under the GMS Contract: Quick Facts

Friday, May 22, 2020

GPs are paid for providing a range of essential and additional medical services, and they also have the opportunity to receive extra payments for providing other services. GP Contracts

The Current GMS Contract: In-depth

Friday, May 22, 2020

The GMS contract is the cornerstone of the relationship between the NHS (ie primary care organisations) and its GP contractors. The quality and outcomes framework (QOF) consists of four domains, along with indicators that describe specific quality requirements and the points associated with achieving these standards.

GP Payments under the GMS Contract: In-depth

Friday, May 22, 2020

General Practitioners (GP) working for the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom work within a General Medical Services (GMS) or Personal Medical Services (PMS) contract. Such a GP is referred to as a “contractor”.

Personal Relationships at Work Policy

Thursday, May 21, 2020

We recognise that, from time to time, close personal relationships may develop between members of staff and/or customers/clients/suppliers, etc.

Data Protection: Resources

Thursday, May 21, 2020

GDPR, unlike the previous Data Protection Regulations, requires you to demonstrate your compliance from the outset. This therefore requires all organisations to have documentation and processes in place demonstrating that they are compliant with the law.

Data Protection: In-depth

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

EU Regulation 2016/679, generally known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), can be found at eur-lex.europa.eu. The Data Protection Act 2018 is the UK’s implementation of GDPR.

Workplace Environment: In-depth

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

This topic looks at any office environment provided or used by a domiciliary care agency and covers the workspace, how it is heated, ventilated, lit and cleaned, and the facilities which must be provided for workers to accommodate their personal needs.

Computer Security Policy

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The organisation regards the integrity of its computer system as central to the success of the organisation. It contains information about patients, staff and the operations of the business and therefore must be kept secure. Its policy is to take any measures it considers necessary to ensure that all aspects of the system are fully protected. This policy aims to comply with the requirements of both the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018.