Greater efforts must go into reducing GP workload in order to keep existing family doctors working in the profession, says the Royal College of GPs as its latest survey shines a light on the intense pressures in everyday general practice, and how this is impacting on GPs' career plans.
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Project management is the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals using available resources. This is more important than ever in health and social care where managers are under increasing pressure to deliver better outcomes and greater efficiency in every aspect of their work.
This one day course reviews the basic principles covered in the level one introductory course, but allows participants more time to discuss previous projects and practice what they have learnt.
The workshop is on 5 February 2019 in Manchester, 21 March 2019 in London, 30 April 2019 in Birmingham, 3 July 2019 in Leeds, 17 September 2019 in London.
There has been plenty of attention on the impact of technology led GP services, but most of that has been about the impact on GPs and patients. There are also profound commissioning implications as current regulations and contracts were written before GPAtHand and their rivals appeared on the scene. Some of these were explored at a recent PCC event. A report on the event is among the articles in the December issue of PCC Insight (formerly Commissioning Excellence) which also includes more on the case for including clinical pharmacists in the primary care skill mix and how a merger of two Walsall GP practices quickly turned into a five-practice affair covering a population of 60,000. Sign up to get future issues emailed to you every two months.