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Handbook for video consultationsThis guide aims to provide clinicians with some guidance on how to modify their usual history taking and examination techniques to ensure a safe and effective consultation for clinicians working via a webcam.
Remote consultations handbookThis guide aims to provide clinicians with some guidance on how to modify their usual history taking and examination techniques to enable a productive and safe remote consultation via webcam or telephone.
Medical appraisalThis online guidance produced by NHS England give an overview of the medical appraisal process and includes information and resources to help medical appraisers carry out their roles effectively and consistently.
GP Supervisor and Physician Associate GuideThis guide published by the Royal College of Physicians will be helpful for any general practice that has recently recruited or is considering recruiting a Physician Associate to work as part of their primary care team.
Who are Physician Associates?This leaflet published by the Royal College of Physicians explains the role of Physician Associates, how they work, where they fit into general practice and their scope of practice.
COPD – Greater Manchester COPD ProgrammeHealth Innovation Manchester is bringing together resources from the NHS, social care and pharmaceutical industry to ensure that every person with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has access to equitable, high quality care. This clinician-led learning tool aims to support local GP practices in the care of patients with COPD.2 comments
Chain SMSDoes your practice use Chain SMS? Chain SMS is available from AccuRX ad can be used by practices to send text messages to patients for a range of purposes including recall, care plans, patient information and delivering test results. Using Chain SMS benefits both practice ...
NICE Chronic Heart Failure Guidelines in Adults 2018This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in people aged 18 and over in primary care and the community. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment to increase the length and quality of life for people with heart failure.
Flu vaccinations 2018: guidance and planning clinicsWith appropriate planning, all patients should be able to be offered protection before the flu season starts. The latest clinical recommendations and programme delivery guidance published by NHS England can help you and your team implement the changes.
A guide for general practice employing a paramedicThis guide published by NHS Fareham and Gosport CCG aims to support general practices to understand the role of paramedics, how they work, where they fit into general practice and their scope of practice.
Quality Improvement Toolkit For Early Diagnosis Of CancerThis toolkit is to help GPs and their practice teams to improve their early diagnosis of cancer principally by using the findings from the National Cancer Diagnosis Audit (NCDA). The NCDA is an audit of primary and secondary care data of patients diagnosed with cancer. It ...
Quality Improvement Project (QIP) Guidance for GP TraineesThe RCGP has produced some guidance for GP Trainees completing a Quality Improvement Project (QIP) as part of their training. Engagement with Quality Improvement activities is a mandatory part of the curriculum for GP trainees (‘Gold Guide’ Reference Guide for Postgraduate Specialty Training in the ...
Reporting and Learning from patient safety incidents in general practiceThe purpose of this guide is to:
• maximise opportunities to learn from patient safety incidents in
your practice, and to share learning via organisational or national
• outline a process for learning from patient safety incidents in
Where appropriate, this guide will signpost existing well-written resources and does not seek to replicate their content.
Quality Improvement HubThe Quality Improvement Hub website provides a range of resources to support organisations to improve the quality of healthcare in Scotland. The tools provided here can support you in your improvement work.
Significant Event AuditSignificant Event Audit - also called Significant Event Review or Analysis - is an increasingly routine part of general practice. It is a technique to reflect on and learn from individual cases to improve quality of care overall.
Tips for sessional GPsThe BMA has produced some tips for appraisal for sessional GPs which includes some information about QI requirements.
Best practice in clinical auditThe purpose of this guide is to set out updated criteria for best practice in local clinical audit. As well as the guide, check lists are available which can be used to assess healthcare organisations, clinical audit programmes and clinical audits against the criteria.
The habits of an improverIn this paper, Professor Bill Lucas offers a way of viewing the field of improvement from the perspective of the men and women who deliver and co-produce care on the ground – the improvers on whom the NHS depends.
Guide to quality improvement methodsThe guide brings together twelve quality improvement (QI) methods, providing an overview of each and practical advice on how and when to implement them, with illustrative case examples.
General Practice Nurse competency frameworkThis competency framework addresses the common core competencies and the wider range of skills, knowledge and behaviours a nurse needs, to be a fully proficient General Practice Nurse (GPN).
Evaluation: What to considerThis guide, by The Health Foundation, is intended to assist those new to evaluation by suggesting methodological and practical considerations and providing resources to support further learning.
Enhanced Significant Event AnalysisEnhanced Significant Event Analysis is an NHS Education for Scotland innovation which aims to guide health care teams to apply human factors thinking when performing a significant event analysis, particularly where the event has had an emotional impact on staff involved.
How to develop a patient-friendly clinical audit reportHQIP's definitive guide to developing clinical audit reports and tools suitable for patients, carers and other lay readers and useful to all involved in clinical audit and quality improvement, featuring guidance, tips, examples and case studies.