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GPC to push for no changes to QOF

August 24, 2012 — administrator

The GPC will push for the QOF to remain unchanged in this year's contract negotiations, while also trying to safeguard GPs from a further surge in workload, GPC chair Dr Laurence Buckman has told Pulse.

Pricare now offering full migration project management and training support

August 9, 2012 — administrator

Pricare is pleased to announce that we are now able to offer a full package of support to GP practices wishing to migrate onto either TPP SystmOne or EMIS Web. 

Our team of highly skilled Project Managers, Business Change Analysts and Accredited Trainers will take you through your deployment lifecycle as smoothly as possible. Using our combined knowledge of these products and past deployments, we have all the skills required to make your migration a successful and stress-free one.

Moving over to a new clinical system is a daunting and worrying prospect, but our Business Change leads and highly knowledgeable trainers will calm your staff and enforce them with the skills they require to arrive in the surgery on go-live day with a positive and willing attitude. 

Our services are also available to CCGs and community services including Out of Hours establishments, Prisons, Minor Injuries Units and Palliative Care settings. 

Please contact us at sales@pricare.co.uk in the first instance and a member of our team will call you back within one working day. 

 

Super user training materials updated for TPP SystmOne GP

August 7, 2012 — administrator

We have completed our overhaul of TPP SystmOne GP materials in the Super User section of the site. You can find information on setting up new users, organisation and user preferences, rota configuration, reporting, creating clinical templates, setting up and maintaining a recalling system (including recall letters), audit trails, letter setup (choose and book and paper) and much more. 

Head on over to http://tpp-gp.pricare.co.uk/ and use your pricare login to access this and all other content. 

GP2GP Transfers and TPP SystmOne

July 25, 2012 — administrator

We are often asked if data from a patient's record is automatically transferred from a GP surgery using one clinical system to a new surgery using a different clinical system. 

A normal GP surgery spends hours per week summarising patient notes from new registrations, which can lead to incorrect data being added due to human error. This time could be put to much better use completing other surgery tasks. 

TPP SystmOne Prison and Child Health Trainers / Technical Authors required

July 18, 2012 — administrator

We are currently updating our document repository for TPP SystmOne Prison and Child Health modules and require trainers and/or technical authors to work with us to produce a new set of user guides and training handouts for these two modules. 

Past experience on training or writing documentation for these modules is required. 

If you have any of these skills, please contact us on support@pricare.co.uk

 

Aspirin a 'no brainer' against cancer after screening

July 17, 2012 — administrator

A mass-screening programme for 50- to 70-year-olds could cut the risk of stomach bleeds due to daily doses of aspirin, cancer experts have said. About a third of this group carry the bacterium

HIV-prevention drug Truvada approved by US

July 17, 2012 — administrator

Truvada can be used by those at high risk of infection and anyone who may engage in sexual activity with HIV-infected partners, said the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

GP Prescribing Costs fall by £30m in the first quarter of 2012

July 16, 2012 — administrator

GP efforts to raise prescribing standards have reversed rising NHS medicine costs, official figures suggest.

Prescription costs fell by £30m in the first quarter in which GPs were being assessed on locally agreed plans to improve prescribing efficiency.

NHS Information Centre figures show the number of items prescribed rose by 11.7m in this time. It suggests GPs cut the average item cost by 6.2%.

The DH praised GPs’ efforts, but said further progress could be made.