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Letter templates, guidance, case studies and other practical resources to help you manage your daily work.
Access resources to help you push back on inappropriate workload and put the focus back on your patients' core needs.
Download guidance and template letters to help you manage inappropriate workload.
Assess your workload, reduce bureaucracy and negotiate appropriate resources.
Consider different ways of using staff to manage workload.
Would your practice benefit from a good practice manager, or shared practice manager between practices?
GP-led locality hubs may offer a pragmatic approach to address the unsustainable increase in workload. Find out more.
Guide patients to take more control over their own health, and to make informed decisions about which services they should access.
Implement a number of systems to help with patient booking, reducing the large volume of paperwork for repeat prescriptions and easing staff workload.
Find out how GP practices are finding new ways of working under pressure to deliver safe patient care.
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Do you have an example where you've implemented a positive change in your surgery? Tell us how you've taken on new initiatives to manage workload.
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