• General practice patient safety reporting form

    27 February 2015

    NHS England has a new form to allow general practice staff to report patient safety incidents to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) – the national patient safety incident database.
    Reports of harm or near misses to the NRLS provide NHS England with data on incidents from across the country. This enables risks to be identified and appropriate action to be taken including patient safety alerts, learning resources and training.

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  • People with complex health needs to get personal health budgets

    1 October 2014

    Some of the people who rely most on NHS services now have the right to a personal health budget.

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  • Cost benefit and equality analysis for medical revalidation

    7 November 2012

    The Department of Health has published a cost-benefit and equality analysis for GP revalidation. Legislation came into force last month to enable the revalidation programme to begin in December 2012.

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  • Revalidation update - November

    6 November 2012

    All the latest revalidation updates from NHS Employers, the NHS Revalidation Support Team (RST), the General Medical Council (GMC) and the Department of Health.

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  • GMC publishes revalidation case studies

    6 November 2012

    The General Medical Council (GMC) has published a suite of case studies for employers and responsible officers, which demonstrate how different types of health organisations are preparing for the implementation of revalidation.

    Developed jointly with the Revalidation Support Team (RST) in England, the case studies highlight the progress that organisations are making with their plans for revalidation, as well as the challenges they have faced along the way and the solutions they have put in place to deal with them.

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