Primary care
NHS England’s new partnership payment scheme: Are you eligible?
10/08/20
NHS England has launched the New to Partnership Payment Scheme which is now open to applications. We explain the additional criteria of eligibility for the scheme and what its commitments and benefits entail.
NHS healthcare
Primary care
Confidentiality guidance changes: national consultation launched on revised Caldicott Principles and arrangements
01/07/20
The National Data Guardian launched a consultation on the future Caldicott Principles and extending the need to appoint ‘Caldicott Guardians’ across all organisations in health and adult social care. We explain the consultation’s scope and how to respond.
NHS healthcare
Primary care
Private health and social care
Return to work and risk assessments during COVID-19: Health and social care
04/06/20
For a successful return to work during COVID-19, employers have a duty to carry out a risk assessment, implement safe systems of work and to keep these under review. Our risk assessment flowchart sets out the key issues for employers to consider.
Primary care
The Network Contract DES 2020/21: Service provision
26/05/20
If your primary care network is enrolling in the Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service (DES) 2020/21 there are some key changes along with important dates that you should note. In this insight, we outline the key dates and what must be provided.
Primary care
The Network Contract DES 2020/21: Is your primary care network enrolling?
14/05/20
We answer key questions about the Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service (DES) 2020/21, and the obligations on practices and commissioners and grants various entitlements to practices.
NHS healthcare
Primary care
Private health and social care
COVID-19: Landlord and tenant FAQs
08/04/20
The response to the COVID-19 pandemic is creating a number of challenges for landlords and tenants, and we are advising on the issues arising from the restrictions in place. Here we answered some FAQs and set out practical options for you to consider.
NHS healthcare
Primary care
COVID-19 and general practice indemnity
07/04/20
COVID-19 has presented unprecedented challenges for general practice in relation to the delivery of care. We answer common questions about indemnity cover arising from changes to personnel and the way that care is delivered during the emergency.
Insurance
NHS healthcare
Primary care
Further developments in telemedicine, AI and robotics will bring opportunities, challenges and risk for businesses in the MedTech sector
20/01/20
With increasing demands on GPs, the rise of telemedicine is set to continue. Providers will need to ensure that they comply with legislation around supply of medicines across the internet.
Primary care
CNSGP cover in urgent care scenarios
17/12/19
CNSGP was set-up to provide indemnity for healthcare practitioners delivering primary care, but how this works in practice depends on a number of factors.
Primary care
Next steps for Primary Care Networks
05/12/19
In order to realise the ambitions of the NHS Long Term Plan and maximise the opportunities that are available, Primary Care Networks will need to continue to develop.
Housing
Primary care
Private health and social care
April 2020 changes to the rules on engaging "off payroll" workers
31/10/19
The Finance Act 2019 sets out changes to be made to the intermediaries legislation (commonly referred to as “IR35”). Learn more about the affects on your organisation.
Primary care
Immunisations – are you covered under CNSGP?
22/10/19
The sheer variety of vaccination services means that GP practices offering travel healthcare services need to check whether theirs are covered under the Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP).