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All posts from: March 2013

New social media guidance from the RCGP is a reminder to take care online

Posted by: Hadrian MossTue, 19 Mar 2013

The RCGP's new 'highway code' is mainly common sense, write Dr Hadrian Moss, but it's easy to forget our professional standing on Twitter and Facebook.

Offering online records access opens a Pandora's Box of safety issues

Posted by: Hadrian MossSun, 17 Mar 2013

Are you ready and willing to allow your patients access to their medical records? I suspect the answer to both questions is, probably not.

The blinking obvious solution to IT-induced headaches

Posted by: Hadrian MossFri, 1 Mar 2013

Don't be too quick to blame your migraine on the new GP contract, Dr Moss writes - the cause might be right in front of your nose.

What the heck is the CQRS and why do we need it?

Posted by: Hadrian MossFri, 1 Mar 2013

From April 2013 the QMAS will be replaced by a more versatile service called the Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS) which will also be used to replace existing manual systems for determining achievement and processing returns. So why the change?