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The pinnacle of the problem

If this awful pandemic has taught us anything, it is that top-down solutions from the centre often magnify our challenges on the ground rather than…
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Covid recovery

As we come out of a second national lockdown the promise of mass vaccinations looms; enabling the NHS to move from an acute rescue phase…
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NAPC responds to NHSEI Integrating care: Next steps to building strong and effective integrated care systems across England

NAPC is the organisation that created the notion of place On Monday 30 November, NHS England and NHS Improvement held a board meeting to discuss…
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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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