PCN briefcast: your questions answered

20 June 2019

In our latest podcast, former federation business manager and practice manager Tracy Green answers some of the basic questions you and your team may have. What is a PCN and why, what will it mean for you and your patients? What happens if it doesn’t work? There’s also an email address if we haven’t answered your questions or if our podcast raises new ones. Submit your questions and the PCC team will answer them in future podcasts.

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Get ready for a good CQC inspection

12 September 2019

CQC practice inspections have changed. PCC can run workshops to update practices on the changes and help them to prepare for a good inspection. The workshop, for practice managers, business managers and GPs will cover what to expect and how to get the most from the opening presentation. The sessions, led by experienced practice managers, should reduce the time and cost of preparation and improve your practice’s prospects for the right outcome. Delegates will be provided with a toolkit to enable them to triangulate the regulations, key lines of enquiry and supporting evidence. Contact us for more information enquiries@pcc-cic.org.uk

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Find out more about new workforce roles

12 September 2019

Arguably the most important purpose of PCNs is to resolve the crisis in the primary care workforce. New roles promise to widen the range of skills in general practice and to relieve existing pressures, particularly on GPs. Expanded teams can not only help make workload manageable but offer several benefits to practices and their patients.

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Dental statistics broken down by practice for the first time

7 September 2019

The latest statistics about patients treated by NHS dentists are broken down to dental practice level for the first time. The report from NHS Digital shows that half of all adults in England saw an NHS dentist in the two years to June 2019, a slight decrease on the same period to June 2018.

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PCC pedalling for charity

7 September 2019

Members of the PCC team will be cycling the equivalent of the journey from Leeds to London, 170 miles, for our nominated charities Cardiac Risk in the Young and the Alzheimer’s Society on 18 September.

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PCC pedalling for charity

5 September 2019

Members of the PCC team will be cycling the equivalent of the journey from Leeds to London, 170 miles, for our nominated charities: Cardiac Risk in the Young and the Alzheimer’s Society. PCC is dedicated to its social mission and operates a fundraising and volunteering programme. The team take on this cycling challenge on 18 September.

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