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Time to stop our self-isolation

Steve Donlan, Co-chair of the Practice Management Network and Management Partner at Endeavour Practice, discusses importance of having a single voice to represent practice managers…
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A time to be heard!

Steve Donlan, Co-chair of the Practice Management Network and Management Partner at Endeavour Practice emphasises the importance of staff communication as facilities in surgeries prove…
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Is there a second-hand tardis for sale anywhere?

Steve Donlan, Co-chair of the Practice Management Network and Management Partner at Endeavour Practice, discusses the pressures practice managers and staff are facing during Covid-19…
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Flu Vaccines – War or Peace

Well it’s that time of year again. Winter is coming and it’s time for the annual flu vaccine programme. This has commonly led to tensions…
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Creating system leaders and sparking creativity across BLMK ICS

Janet Thornley, GPN Strategic Lead, BLMK ICS, outlines how the CARE programme has benefitted BLMK ICS – one of the programme’s pilot sites.  Earlier this…
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Don’t Forget the Caretaker of the House of Cards

Eighteen months or so ago, I was asked to stand up in front of all our local GPs and promote the concept of a Primary…
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First contact physiotherapists – a workforce whose time has come

By Larry Koyama, Head of FCP Implementation at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and NAPC Faculty Member. The case for first contact physiotherapists (FCPs) has…
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Sowing the seeds of hope outside the GP’s surgery

As part of Integrated Care in Action week Annabelle Padwick tells her story of how gardening transformed her life and helped her recover from crippling…
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Primary care networks need flexibility and local control

With further news expected on revisions to the proposed DES Dr Mark Spencer, Clinical Director of NHS England’s Primary Care Network of the Year 2019,…
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Is the cavalry fighting for our side?

Steve Donlan, Co-chair of the Practice Management Network and Management Partner at Endeavour Practice, gives his view on the draft DES specifications I chair my…
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