Module 4. Practice Management
Objectives for this module
To understand the skills needed to manage a practice as a business. Practice delegation, time management and appraisal. To understand how to find appropriate staff. To understand practice accounts and make decisions to balance work and home life. How to manage the overall responsibility of patient safety.
March 4th - Contracts & Employment
With Claire Ashley and Jay Darbinson from the BMA
March 11th - PRIME Part 2
March 18th - CV Writing, Jobs, Interviews
Now is the time to start looking around for job vacancies. What are your plans post ST3? How to write the winning CV, catch the eye of a prospective employer and secure the job from interview.
March 25th - Quality Improvement
With GM and RCGP lead for QI, Dr Joanna Bircher, an opportunity to start thinking in more depth about how we run quality improvement projects to improve our practice efficiency and services to patients.
April 1st - Practice Finances
How to make sense of GP finances. How to make money and how not to lose it! With Hilary Lowe, Associate of Hall Liddy Specialist GP-Medical accountants.
April 8th EASTER
April 15th EASTER
April 22nd - Change in the NHS
We are working in an environment changing constantly - whether it's QOF, contracts, evidence or the structure of the NHS. This session is an insight into recent changes and how to manage change. With CCG chair Dr Alan Dow.
April 29th - Workforce
May 6th - An introduction to the GMC
A chance to find out more about the GMC, learn about issues such as leadership and management, raising concerns, consent and capacity, end of life care, good medical practice and other important topics. With a GMC Regional Liaison Advisor.
May 20th - Contracts & Employment
May 27th - Half Term
June 3rd - Business, Reflection, Feedback
The penultimate teaching day, this is an opportunity to explore the interview process. Ever looked around and thought you could do a better job? Now's your chance - present your business case in front of the toughest panel of commisioners!
Date TBC Appraisal and Revalidation - Grosvenor Medical Centre, Stalybridge
An opportunity to meet the appraisal lead for Tameside and Glossop, Dr Paresh Parikh, exploring what you need to do after completing the training programme to maintain your practice.