Dr Neil Paul, Director for Howbeck Healthcare and columnist for Digital Health, has written his final 2018 piece for the publication explaining the strengths that can be gained by Practices coming together to form GP Federations.
Within the piece Dr Paul outlines the huge benefits that have come from forming the South Cheshire and Vale Royal GP Alliance and the services its member practices can benefit from.
You can read the full article on the Digital Health website.
Howbeck Healthcare has recently met with the Chief Executive of C7 Health who provide software and services for the health sector. Their vision is to support professionals by providing technology solutions to transform the end to end service and patient experience. More information about C7 Health can be found here http://www.c7health.co.uk
Howbeck Healthcare is extremely proud to announce the Honorary Secretary’s office of the Royal College of General Practitioners have just endorsed the Staffordshire Physician Associate Internship.
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent is leading the way nationally with our pioneering internship programme which is helping to support general practice and other healthcare providers. There are nine PAs on the programme with a further eleven to commence over the coming months.
The Staffordshire Physician Associate Internship is the first initiative of its kind to offer structured placements for groups of PAs within primary and secondary care along with a structured teaching programme.
Howbeck Healthcare is pleased to announce that it will now be supporting the Mercian GP Network, a network of 11 practices located in Tamworth, Staffordshire.
The Network will be supported by Howbeck Healthcare’s dedicated management team, with day to day senior leadership provided by Sarah Laing, who also supports East Staffordshire Primary Care Partnership.
For further information please contact us.
Howbeck Healthcare is extremely proud to be providing the project management support for the Staffordshire Physician Associate Internship initiated and developed within the North Staffordshire GP Federation. This locally developed internship for Physician Associates (PA) works across primary and secondary care, to determine whether a new model of workforce and skill mix is both sustainable and clinically effective.
This programme was developed to appoint 12 Physician Associates (PAs) offering a 1-year internship working across primary and secondary to offer solutions to the local and national GP workforce issues and to offer the best patient care across Staffordshire.
As one of the first Physician Associate Internships to offer this structured programme of work, this is being closely observed and informing national workforce planning for roll out nationally. We are extremely proud that the RCGP are in the process of endorsing the Staffordshire Physician Associate Programme.
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