GPs
Primary Care Networks: Are you ready for 15 May?
24/04/19
The 15 May deadline for registration of your Primary Care Network is fast approaching, and there are many things to consider including its form, the allocation of risk and liability, and ultimately its purpose.
GPs
Workforce considerations for Primary Care Networks
27/03/19
Through the new Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme, announced in the 2019 GP Contract Framework, further funding will be made available to Primary Care Networks to reimburse over 20,000 additional staff by 2024.
GPs
GP Practices: Getting your “house in order”
12/03/19
Before practices can form long lasting, effective working relationships with other practices and healthcare professionals, they need to make sure that their own “houses are in order."
GPs
The Network Contract DES: What we know, and what needs to be determined locally
06/03/19
The new Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service (DES) was announced in the recently-published Five Year GP Contract Framework.
GPs
Health and social care
GP Partnership Review – Final Report: Overview of the Primary Care Network Recommendation
20/02/19
Capsticks' examines the seven core recommendations from the GP Partnership Review. This edition looks as Recommendation 5, which outlines how Primary Care Networks should be established and operate.
GPs
Health and social care
Ockham Healthcare Podcast: The practical implications of establishing Primary Care Networks
18/02/19
Neha Shah featured on 'The General Practice Podcast,' where she discussed some of the legal, financial and governance issues facing general practice as it begins to establish Primary Care Networks.
GPs
Health and social care
The NHS Resolution Annual Customer Survey
05/02/19
The NHS Resolution annual customer survey is now live! Provide your feedback on their performance over the past year and let them know where they are doing well, or areas where there may be room for improvement.
GPs
GP Partnership Review – Final Report (January 2019)
04/02/19
The independent chair of the GP partnership review has completed inquiry into whether the partnership model is suitable for the future of general practice. We review the the main difficulties facing practices, as highlighted in this report.
GPs
Confidentiality is not an automatic bar to disclosure
29/11/18
Marston Holdings Ltd v Ministry of Justice (HM Courts & Tribunal Service) [2018] EWHC 3168 (TCC)
GPs
Reinvigorating the GP Partnership Model
25/10/18
The spotlight is firmly on GP Partnerships as a model to take general practice forward. General practice is being pushed to work at scale, have multi-disciplinary teams, collaborate and generally just be “bigger and better”.
GPs
Employers can be legally responsible for malicious data breaches committed by employees
24/10/18
In Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants, Morrisons appealed a High Court judgment that it should be vicariously liable for a data breach committed by an employee.
Care Homes
GPs
Housing
Employment quarterly update
10/10/18
See our latest quarterly employment law updates which includes recent cases and legal developments.