NHS England has updated eight of its general practice indicators. These are for cervical screening (to Q2 2017/18), prescribing (all indicators to Q4 2017/18) and patient list size data (to July 2018). The data also shows where practices have changed category as a result of the updates.
A report by the Professional Standards Authority and the Royal Society for Public Health discusses the contribution made to public health by the accredited registers workforce and its potential to support the primary care workforce.
Accredited registers is a programme overseen by the Professional Standards Authority covering 86,000 practitioners in occupations which are not regulated by law, providing the public and professionals with a level of assurance not available otherwise.
Bullying has been a theme for most of the last decade, particularly since the Mid Staffs scandal linked organisational culture to patient safety. So have we made any progress? Vote at www.networks.nhs.uk