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Beware of GPhC Inspections!

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

As we emerge from the pandemic, a revamped inspection regime from the GPhC is coming for community pharmacies.

New GB-NI Pharma Arrangements - VWV Client Provides Innovative Solution

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Information Law

Help! I've Received a Subject Access Request - What Should I Do?

Thursday, 08 July 2021

Accessing one's personal data, or making a subject access request (SAR), has become a popular mechanism for individuals to find out exactly what information an organisation holds about them.

Help! I've Received a Subject Access Request - What Should I Do?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Partnerships & LLPs

Top Tips for Managing GP Partnership Disputes

Thursday, 08 July 2021

Even in successful partnerships, disputes can arise and have a significant impact on practices. The sensitive nature of partnership disputes means that it is important to try to avoid conflict, and to manage any disputes that do arise at the outset.

Top Tips for Managing GP Partnership Disputes

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Information Law

General Practice Data for Planning and Research Implementation Delayed

Monday, 05 July 2021

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and the British Medical Association (BMA) have raised concerns about the General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR) system. How does the delay impact your practice?

General Practice Data for Planning and Research Implementation Delayed

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Company Names in the GP Sector - The Rules

Friday, 02 July 2021

Directors of limited companies in the GP sector, including PCN Companies and GP Federations, need to be familiar with the rules regarding the use of company names and trading names, particularly with reference to which name should be included where.

Company Names in the GP Sector - The Rules

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Employment Rates Round-up - What Healthcare Organisations Need to Know

Friday, 23 April 2021

April brought the annual increase to rates and limits such as compensation limits, National Living Wage, and more. We've set out the changes healthcare organisations need to know.

Employment Rates Round-up - What Healthcare Organisations Need to Know

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Understanding PCN Companies and the Impact on the Relationship with Pharmacy

Thursday, 25 March 2021

Adam Siwak looks at primary care network companies and their relationship with pharmacy.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

NHS Resolution Has the Power to Award Interest

Wednesday, 17 March 2021

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal has confirmed that primary care providers can claim interest on sums awarded through NHS Resolution.

NHS Resolution Has the Power to Award Interest

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Landlords to Pharmacy Tenants - An Important Reminder

Friday, 05 February 2021

Pharmacies provide an essential service to patients and are often also an important source of income for many practices. However, the coronavirus pandemic has led many pharmacies to reconsider their business models and the spaces they need to operate.

Landlords to Pharmacy Tenants - An Important Reminder

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Is the GPhC Guaranteeing COVID-19 Immunity?

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Andrew Andrews assesses whether the General Pharmaceutical Council has taken a relaxed attitude to its standards during the pandemic.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Thursday, 14 January 2021

The fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) has intensified in recent weeks, with the emergence of the new variant and the third national lockdown. However, there is good news on the horizon in the guise of the vaccination roll out.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Coronavirus - Vaccination Enhanced Service and Model Collaboration Agreement

Wednesday, 09 December 2020

At the start of the month, NHS England published the coronavirus (COVID-19) Enhanced Service (ES) Specification together with a model collaboration agreement for use by practices as part of the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

NHS England Issues New Guidance on Incorporation of GP Practices

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

NHS England Issues New Guidance on Incorporation of GP Practices

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

As part of continuing updates to its policy guidance manual ("PGM"), NHS England has now updated its guidance and application process in relation to GP practice incorporation.

NHS England Issues New Guidance on Incorporation of GP Practices

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Top Ten Tips When Looking For Surgery Finance

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

A big decision for many property-owning practices is how to find the finance for partner changes and any new premises needs like extensions or new builds.

Top Ten Tips When Looking For Surgery Finance

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Coronavirus - Protecting Your Medical Partnership

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

Is your partnership agreement sufficient for dealing with the unforeseen effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?

Coronavirus - Protecting Your Medical Partnership