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Two GP surgeries have recently introduced 084 telephone numbers despite a decision by the Department of Health to ban the use of premium rate numbers in the NHS.
Restrictions which mean Summary Care Records (SCR) can only be updated on the national spine if GPs are using a smartcard in consultations may be causing A&E or out of hours GPs to view incomplete or inaccurate records, with other health professionals unaware of this, GPs have warned.
CSC has confirmed it is withdrawing Synergy, Premiere and Ganymede from the primary care market, but will support the products for at least another year.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance and a member of our team will call you back within one working day.
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.
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.