1 September deadline dropped for GP data opt-outs

Following the negative backlash to the announcements around GP data extraction from both general practice and patients earlier this year, the Government has issued a carefully worded statement to try and reassure general practice that their concerns have been heard.  The statement removes any specific date for the data extraction to start. Importantly the September 1st deadline for patients to […]

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Will your practice beat the website accessibility deadline?

A practice manager editing the practice website

There’s a deadline approaching for GP practices to meet new government accessibility requirements. By 23 September all practices should be working towards making their websites easier to use for everyone, regardless of any disability. This means, for example, making sure that any images on your website have alternative text that describes their function for visually […]

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Self Care Week 2018 is nearly here – are you ready?

Join this annual awareness week to help your patients and the wider community Choose Self Care for Life for a happier, healthier life. Support the event with a quick update to your website homepage with the Self Care Week banner. We have uploaded the image to our demo website so you can have a sneaky […]

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Using your practice website for patient signposting and self care

All GP practices are looking at ways of helping their patients choose the right service. At GPsurgery.net we’ve been looking at how our websites can help our GP practice clients help their patients get the right care from the right people. We’ve developed two new buttons – labelled ‘Who do I see?’ and ‘Self care’ […]

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The ultimate guide to Twitter for practice managers

Could Twitter help your practice by promoting important messages to your patients? Prompts to students about meningitis vaccinations; information about bank holiday out-of-hours services; reminders to patients to book a flu jab – these are just a few examples to show how Twitter can be used to help your practice communicate effectively. It’s quick and easy if […]

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