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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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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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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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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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NAPC calls for a rethink of the draft DES service specifications based on learning from the primary care home model

The National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) is today calling for NHS England and NHS Improvement to reconsider its process for primary care transformation, describing…
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The responsibility of leadership

Mathew Wright is Managing Partner at Lea Vale Medical Group in Luton The importance of leadership within primary care is at an all-time high. The…
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Developing the skills to manage primary care at scale

Tracy Dell is Practice Manager for North Halifax Primary Care Network and Primary Care Home as well as winner of Primary Care Manager of the…
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NHS managers recognised for gaining skills to manage primary care at scale

Primary care professionals who spent a year developing the skills needed to manage primary care at scale were recognised at the NHS Confederation’s annual conference…
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