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Cogora, the organiser of Management in Practice events, has made the decision that Management in Practice Bristol, scheduled to take place at the Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel, on 23rd April 2020 will be postponed following the escalation of Coronavirus.
We are working closely with the venue to rearrange the event – please save the date for Tuesday 22nd September 2020. This is the current date we are looking to reschedule to, and we will confirm this with you as soon as possible.
I hope you can appreciate that it is a very busy time for us, so we ask that you refrain from telephoning us and instead send any urgent queries in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Our team will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.
Brand new for 2020, Management in Practice Bristol is a one day, free-to-attend conference designed specifically for Practice Managers, GP Partners, Administration teams, and those involved in running GP surgeries, federations, PCNs and other primary care medical services.
Comprised of a multi-stream agenda, an exhibition featuring leading suppliers and service providers, as well as dedicated networking time and the chance to put your questions to the experts, this event will support you and your team when it comes to providing the best possible patient care alondside running a successful business.
Topics that will be covered include HR, finance, technology, staff wellbeing, and legal issues.
Limited free tickets are available and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Bristol Temple Meads station is less than 1 mile away from the hotel. Buses and taxis are available and will take no longer than 15 minutes to reach the venue
We do not recommend arriving by bus.
Leave the M4 at junction 19 and take the M32 to Bristol city centre. At the traffic lights where the motorway ends, turn left, then take the third exit at the roundabout and bear right. At the next set of lights, turn left into Broad Weir, pass the NCP car park and turn right into Newgate Street leading into Wine Street. As the road veers to the left, turn right into Broad Street where the hotel is on your right. Parking is available at the hotel however it is on a first come first served basis.
Registration and exhibition open
Chair’s opening remarks
Primary care networks update: Practical opportunities and challenges
Finance issues and business strategy for GP practice in 2020 & beyond
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
Digital staff-banks and collaboration; The solution to the locum challenge?
QoF and maximising income for practices
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
Hot employment topics in primary care
Regulation and inspection in 2020: New developments at the CQC
*Please note, this is a draft programme, and subject to change. Cogora reserve the right to amend content without prior warning.
**We would like to thank our exhibitors for supporting this conference. This may include pharmaceutical companies. Unless stated in the programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.
GP, Whalebridge Practice
GP Locum & Primary Care Lead, Locum’s Nest
Associate Director, Moore Scarrott Healthcare
Chris has two decades’ experience in the accountancy profession and has vast experience dealing with all aspects of partnership and company accounts and taxation, but has spent the last ten years dealing solely with the medical profession. He launched Moore Scarrott Healthcare in 2019 and advises GP practices and individual doctors on all aspects of their accountancy and tax requirements, with particular interests in the NHS pension scheme and how GP practices and primary care networks can be structured to best meet the needs of the future.
Associate Director, Moore Scarrott Healthcare
Rob has spent his whole accountancy career dealing with the medical profession and spent twelve years at a traditional specialist medical accountancy firm before launching Moore Scarrott Healthcare in 2019. He advises GP practices and individual doctors on all aspects of their accountancy and tax affairs and how to make the most of changes in the NHS financial landscape, with a particular interest in dispensing practices and VAT, as well as the financial aspects surrounding primary care networks.
Senior Partner, St Hilary Group Practice, Former President, National Association of Primary Care, Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, University of Central Lancashire
James is the Senior Partner in a nationally renowned, award winning General Practice in the North West of England and an honorary clinical professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire.
Unique as a practicing clinician who is also a policy advisor, educator, writer, presenter, speaker and broadcaster.
He is the co-creator of possibly the largest reform programme for primary care provision in generation, the Primary Care Home, which has led to the development of Primary Care Networks nationally in England.
He has twice served as a government advisor at the English Department of Health and has also held advisory positions with the NICE, CQC and NHSI.
James has also served on the Board of 3 different hospitals in the NW of England over a 12 year period.
He was appointed an OBE in the Queen’s 2012 Diamond Jubilee New Year Honours’ List for services to Medicine and to Healthcare.
Currently he is the longest serving BBC radio doctor.
“As usual the event was an ideal opportunity to network, gather information about different products, services and providers, and attend a variety of informative and enlightening sessions.”
Sue Harrigan, Practice Manager, 2019 attendee
“It was a great networking opportunity and a great chance to meet suppliers and other people. It’s good to get ideas of what other people are doing.”
Victoria Leonard, Office Manager, 2019 attendee
“This is my second year of attending. I really enjoyed the focus on wellbeing bearing in mind the difficulties the health services is currently going through and I thought there was a lot of practical advice I could take back.”
Dr Aba Carboo, GP Partner, 2019 attendee
“Well run, interesting and useful topics with tips to take away. Wellbeing was so refreshing to see take prime place.”
Anne Holburn, Practice Manager, 2019 attendee
“I thought the event was very well put together. the topics were good and informative. The speakers excellent. I came away with ideas and thoughts for the future.”
Simon Neil, Practice Manager, 2019 attendee