Appointment System

  Firstcare Practice Appointment System The aim of the practice is to empower you to manage their own health and provide tools and support to do this. We are committed to collaborate within the practice and with other professional partners in health and social care to both learn and deliver care. Our practice is open Monday-Sunday … Continue reading Appointment System

25% of GP appointments potentially avoidable

Here is a new report from NHS Alliance. Here is a summary. you can download the full report here Making-Time-in-General-Practice-FULL-REPORT-01-10-15 1 IN 4 GP APPOINTMENTS POTENTIALLY AVOIDABLE NEW REPORT AIMS TO CUT BUREAUCRACY AND EASE PRESSURE ON GPs A new report published today argues that perhaps 27% of GP appointments could potentially be avoided if there … Continue reading 25% of GP appointments potentially avoidable

Building Great West Road Locality Hounslow.

Here is a summary of the meeting that we had which involved GPs, Practice nurses, managers, district nurses, community matrons, care navigator and mental health. It was a lively afternoon with some challenging and thought provoking issues. The key take home messages We have some amazing people in our locality. We need to get on … Continue reading Building Great West Road Locality Hounslow.

RCGP Toolkit to help practices to offer more online services

What is Patient Online? Patient Online gives patients the option to make appointments, order repeat prescriptions (‘transactional services’) and view their electronic medical record online, using their computer, tablet or smartphone rather than having to phone or visit their practice. Online services complement the existing ways patients access appointments, prescriptions and their records. Many GP … Continue reading RCGP Toolkit to help practices to offer more online services

Jeremy Hunt to lead seven-day GP revolution after Tory election win

Jeremy Hunt to lead seven-day GP revolution after Tory election win By Neil Roberts on the 13 May 2015 - GP Online General practice will be transformed into a seven-day service as part of Jeremy Hunt's promised NHS 'revolution' after the Conservative party secured a shock majority in the UK general election. Jeremy Hunt: plans … Continue reading Jeremy Hunt to lead seven-day GP revolution after Tory election win

Supporting patients to access online NHS resources

There has been a drive to make more healthcare services available online. A workshop at The Kings Fund share ideas on how we can support patients access online services. Simon Stevens CEO of NHS, said 'Those who do access health services are less likely to be online' We need to ensure that we help and support … Continue reading Supporting patients to access online NHS resources