Happy 2016!

Now we enter the new year we want to wish everyone a Happy New Year, and let clients and candidates alike know what exciting things we have to look forward to this year.

Primary Care People will be holding our first annual Summer charity ball for our charity partner Sense. This will kick-off with a volunteer day we have booked in with them soon at the Stables, where we get to meet our rescue donkeys, Bonnie and Clyde!

Our sponsorship is also in place with The RCGP so we will be assisting them in working with Practice Manager’s in their workshops on running your own practice. We will also be presenting and sponsoring this years 20th Research Paper; RCGP and Primary Care People Research Paper of the Year Award.

We will be attending a lot more events this year so you shall expect to see us there! We will also be running for more awards, moving into another new office, and growing evermore as a company.

Partnership With The RCGP

Today marked a very special occasion for Primary Care People, and the start of our partnership with The Royal College of General Practitioners.

We have partnered up with The RCGP to help assist them in their Practice Manager workshops that will be running annually from Janurary 2016.

We’re delighted to confirm that Primary Care People will be the exclusive sponsorship partner for the imminent schedule of legal practice and employment workshops, due to launch in November 2015.

Through the rest of 2015 workshops will be trialled in London before moving over the country. Our Managing Director Tawhid Juneja will be taking part in the workshops to speak to Practice Managers about how we can help with current issues.

Not only will we be assisting the college with the workshops, but we are also the official sponsor for next years Research Paper of the Year.

RCGP’s flagship clinical research award, now entering its 20th year. For 2016, Primary Care people will be the partner to take the awards into a new era.

We are proud to be working closely with the college to eradicate ideas of ‘the greedy agency’, and offer any help and advice we can to General Practitioners and Practice Managers.

Caring For You, So You Can Care For Others

 

RCGP Annual Conference, Glasgow 2015

We had a great couple of days at the RCGP Annual Conference in Glasgow last week!

We wanted to say a big thank you to all those that came by to see us. We met some wonderful people, and we are very excited for Primary Care People’s future.

We are delighted to have joined new GP’s to our team, and to understand what future GP’s desire. All-in-all, it was an extremely great Exhibition, which we enjoyed thoroughly.

We even had the opportunity to sit in on some lectures and speeches which we found most informative. We also got to exhibit on our brand new stand which is a sneak peek of things to come for our brand.

We hope you all enjoyed your trip also. If you did manage to miss us please contact us today so we can introduce ourselves and find out about your conference experience!

Primary Care People

Caring For You, So You Can Care For Others

RCGP Conference – Glasgow 2015

We cannot wait to attend the RCGP Conference this October (1st – 2nd)

We have a lot to offer at the event so please make sure you come and see us.

Primary Care People have successfully been placing GP’s into locum and permanent roles nationwide. We can offer you financial advice also, and any advice in working with an agency.

We also have a great show for you – so make sure you do not miss out!

We will be at Stand 31.

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The RCGP Has Something To Say to Jeremy Hunt

Mr Hunt is not in many peoples good books that work in the healthcare industry after his ultimatum he gave in his speech at The King’s Fund yesterday. Mr Hunt claims:

“There will now be 6 weeks to work with BMA union negotiators before a September decision point. But be in no doubt: if we can’t negotiate, we are ready to impose a new contract.” [1]

This has left little choice for those consultants that disagree with the health secretary. Although he took a patient care approach it is needless to say we are all aware of the real issues that face Dr’s and the help staff that work in these environments.

This has led us to think about the Primary Care sector, alongside RCGP chairwoman Dr Maureen Baker who has something to say to Mr Hunt. They believe that GP’s will also be attacked next, as the government has already promised that every patient will have access to a GP appointment from 8am to 8pm weekdays and at weekends by 2020.

Dr Maureen Baker instead argued that:

“Many GP practices are already running extended opening hours but forcing GPs to do this would present a massive risk to patient safety by creating exhausted and overworked GPs…We also fear that it could precipitate a mass exodus from the profession, and it is our patients who will bear the brunt.” [2]

Instead she proposes more focus should be on the already existing out of hours service which is 24/7. If they had better resources to make the public aware of their services there would be more access to better GP’s.

Let us know what your thoughts are.

[1] Onmedica.com,. ‘Onmedica – News – Health Secretary Gives Doctors Ultimatum On Seven-Day Service’. N.p., 2015. Web. 17 July 2015.

 [2] Gponline.com,. ‘RCGP Fears Gps Are Next As Hunt Threatens To Impose Seven-Day Consultant Contract | Gponline’. N.p., 2015. Web. 17 July 2015.