Meet the Exhibitors: Management in Practice London 2018
Alcoholics Anonymous has more than 4,400 groups all over the country, designed to help those with a serious alcohol problem learn how to stay sober. Groups are made up of people from all walks of life and all age groups. Through friendship and mutual support, members assist each other in coping which is made easier by meeting others with the same problem. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Membership of Alcoholics Anonymous is free and anonymity is carefully preserved. Further information is available on our website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
AMSPAR / PMN
The Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists (AMSPAR) is a membership and education body providing a range of professional qualifications sitting inside and outside the national qualification frrameworks. These are offered in conjunction with City & Guilds.
Members benefit from a business support helpline, advice, guidelines and numerous other offers. It also promotes CPD including an advanced programme.
The Practice Management Network (PMN) is the recognised body for Primary Care Practice Managers
It will offer its members:
• A platform to share concerns, that provides solutions and offers support
• A voice to influence the National Agenda as well as championing general practice with the wider audience
• Development of the professionalism of practice managers to ever improve the quality of service patients receive
APR Telecoms Ltd
Founded in 1994, APR Telecoms has established a niche within the GP market place.
With a focus on giving the right advice and unparalleled support, our reputation has grown to the point that we now supply the telecoms infrastructure and services to over 50% of GP practices in Norfolk and Suffolk.
As time progressed, we established relationships with CCG’s and CSU’s both locally and nationwide which has seen us develop our GP market place across the UK.
2016 saw the launch of APR Healthcare which gave our GP practices far more flexibility in terms of support required and a fixed discount for all NHS related bodies.
Given our strength in the medical sector and the support we can offer, April 2018 saw Wavenet acquire the shares of APR Telecoms.
The acquisition has increased the number of services and choices available to our clients coupled with even more engineering, technical and back office support for our clients.
Assura is a leading UK Healthcare REIT, listed on the FTSE 250 Index. We develop and own bespoke primary and community care premises that meet the exacting and demanding needs of the NHS and the patients.
We work with GPs and stakeholders to enable the provision of additional community-based clinical services to patients from modern, CQC compliant and future-proofed premises.
We focus on what matters to patients, GPs and health professionals and plan for what will be needed in the future.
We believe patients and health professionals deserve modern primary care premises from which they can receive and provide high quality care.
Blue Stream Academy
Blue Stream Academy supplies over 4000 GP Practices, including over 150 CCGs/ Federations, with a sophisticated eLearning suite and Management Information System which is proving invaluable for CQC compliance. 98% of our customers agree this is the most cost and time effective way of meeting required standards. New ‘hot topic’ modules are being added at the rate of one per week and existing content is kept current by subject matter champions. Our system enhances trainee skills, patient experience and practice reputation whilst improving efficiency and saving money.
With over 25 years’ experience in healthcare, business technology solutions provider, Brother UK has played a significant part in the NHS’s digital journey including adapting their print technology to make printed prescriptions possible.
To further streamline processes for GP surgeries, they introduced Brother Print for Service for Healthcare (BPS), an ink and toner supplies and services package, which has the potential to cut print costs by around a fifth each year. Leaving you to concentrate on what’s most important – your patients.
To find out how BPS can improve productivity and save money at your surgery, visit stand 44.
As a GP or Practice Manager, you’re not just providing medical care, you’re running a business.
As legal specialists acting for GPs across the country, we’re experts at understanding the commercial challenges you face. We know you’ve got to keep on top of medical advances, regulatory changes and patient demand – and still find time to manage property and partnerships.
With a full range of services for GPs, we are a full service solution for all your legal work. No need to hunt around for services on an ad hoc basis. Or rely on non-specialists to learn the basics before offering advice.
Clarity Informatics is a globally recognised healthcare partner providing innovative support and dynamic solutions for healthcare professionals and providers to deliver evidence based healthcare to enhance quality and safe patient care. Clarity aims to improve patient care and outcomes based on real life data and analytics. Since 2000 Clarity has been working to develop solutions that lead to radical improvements in clinical safety and quality.
Clarity is known for:
• GPTeamNet – an innovative and powerful platform used by over 1200 practices and practice groups in England for sharing, collaboration and compliance in primary care.
• Market leading appraisal solutions for doctors and nurses, with 85% GPs using the RCGP & Clarity Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.
• Prodigy topics – the clinical content for the Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) service to National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Clarity has been the clinical engine behind CKS for over 20 years.
Labeltrace by Codegate
LabeltraceONE interacts seamlessly with the GP clinical system patient record, enabling quick and simple label printing with the press of a key for:
• Pathology specimen tubes
• Laboratory Patient Forms
• Appointment Cards or Labels
• Medical Records and General Admin.
Installed in over 4,000 Practices across the UK, Labeltrace saves time whilst improving accuracy and eliminates the need to handwrite information. Labeltrace integrates with low cost desktop printers and is supplied with purpose designed labels and cards. Our latest solution, LabelTraceONE includes a unique label designer to create and share your own custom label templates as well as accessing easy support.
Dene Healthcare was established with one simple question, which has since become the foundation of everything we do; ‘What can we do to help you?’
Dene Healthcare now works with Surgeries to create efficiencies through several methods including Unrivalled Service, Free Spend Analysis and Savings Reports, Free Custom Web and Tablet Stock Control Systems, Standing Order Functionality with Intuitive Suggestion and Automated Product Replenishment. In much simpler terms we work with you to free up your staff time, guarantee savings and make your life easier!
‘Medical Supplier of the Year’ at the General Practice Awards – 2016 and 2017
We offer close to 20 years’ experience in supplying software and services to support the operation of over 5,000 healthcare organisations.
We are your digital partner. Our technology and expertise enables you to provide a better service and improve patient care. We’re on hand to help you maximise the benefit of your digital plans.
Healthcare Monitors UK
Increase the efficiency of staff by replacing unnecessary appointments with automatic monitoring of blood pressure, height and weight.
HCM range of medically approved, automatic monitors have audio and visual instructions enabling unsupervised monitoring of height, weight, BMI, blood pressure and pulse. The compact units fit neatly into the waiting area so that routine measurements are made before consultation. Tickets are printed for reference, the results can also be integrated directly to the patient records (EMIS, SystmOne and Microtest.
Why not sign-up for a free, no obligation, month long trial in surgery? Tel: 01299 250321
email: firstname.lastname@example.org website: www.health-monitor.co.uk
LMC Buying Groups Federation
The LMC Buying Groups Federation offers free membership to GP practices across the UK. Membership gives practices access to an extensive range of products and services on which we have negotiated excellent discounts with our approved suppliers. Our suppliers won’t just offer you a great price one week and then ramp up the price the next, so you can be assured that if you order from our suppliers you’ll get a great price every time you shop meaning you don’t have to ‘shop around’ to find the best deal every month anymore.
Medical Defence Union Limited (MDU)
Medical Staffing is one of the leading medical recruitment agencies in the UK dedicated to the provision of temporary nurses, locum GPs and permanent medical staff of all grades and specialties within the Primary Care sector. We work with clients nationally, many of which recruit exclusively through us. We have a comprehensive understanding of what is required to be an effective temporary nurse and a locum GP. We also possess outstanding clinical experience and expertise to ensure that we recognise and act upon the needs of our clients in providing a first class recruitment service tailored to their individual needs.
Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd
Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and
societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet
these needs: innovative medicines, eye care and cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals. Novartis is the
only global company with leading positions in these areas. In 2015, R&D throughout the Group
amounted to approximately 8.9 billion USD. Novartis Group companies employ approximately
118,000 full-time-equivalent associates. Novartis products are available in more than 180 countries
around the world.
In the UK, Novartis develops, manufactures and markets innovative medicines, devices and diagnostic
tests which help improve patient outcomes. Based on four sites across the north and south of England,
we employ approximately 1,500 people to serve healthcare needs across the whole of the UK, as well
as supporting the global operations of Novartis by manufacturing the active pharmaceutical
ingredients used worldwide in many medicines. The company spent over £16 million on R&D in the
UK in 2015. For more information, please visit www.novartis.co.uk.
OneWorkforce, part of OneMedicalGroup, is a national training provider with over a decade of experience in delivering care services in some of the country’s most challenging locations. From mandatory and statutory training, to leadership training for experienced and established managers looking to enhance their skills, OneWorkforce tailor training sessions to meet the specific needs of their clients. They know first-hand that having a highly skilled, confident and capable workforce is critical in a healthcare setting. That’s why they’ve worked to develop a range of training modules, workshops and sessions designed to meet today’s challenges head on.
PCC supports general practice to acquire the confidence and skills to make their organisations better able to withstand workload and workforce pressures they face today and better prepared for the future. Our events, training and advisory services have already helped hundreds of practices to develop their teams, improve their business processes and embrace new ways of working from bringing in new clinical roles to planning for mergers and less formal types of collaboration. We are an independent, not-for-profit organisation that shares the values of the NHS but believes that practices should be free to determine their own destinies.
PSUK is the largest dispensing doctor membership organisation in the UK and the largest pharmaceutical supplier to prescribing only practices in England and Wales, working closely with our practice members to enable them to manage and drive dispensary profit. Our extensive knowledge of products, suppliers and new guidance in the marketplace ensures that we offer our members the most up-to-date and innovative solutions, using our purchasing power to optimise procurement and increase profitability in the surgery.
Relias provides digital training solutions to GP practices, networks and federations. We help our clients to achieve the highest quality care standards, reduce GP workload and work at scale. Over 6,000 organisations with more than 3 million learners globally are using the Relias learning management solution to achieve:
• Higher quality, consistent training for all staff
• Increased absorption and retention of course content
• Raised staff proficiency and productivity
• Reduced clinical variability, and more reliable services
• Improved patient outcomes and experience
• Better staff enjoyment and feedback
• Confident compliance
• Lower expenditure
Seal Calibration Services
Seal Calibration offer Medical Equipment Calibration, Servicing and Repairs with outstanding customer service at prices that will make your surgery a significant saving.
Seqirus UK Limited
Seqirus, born of the combined strength and expertise of bioCSL and the former Novartis Influenza Vaccines, is one of the largest vaccine manufacturers with extensive R&D expertise and manufacturing plants in the UK, US, Germany and Australia, and operations in >30 countries.
Seqirus has launched a new seasonal influenza vaccine in UK. You are invited to find out more at the Seqirus booth.
Smart GP Payroll
Designed by GP payroll experts, driven by customer needs, and recommended by medical specialist accountants, Smart GP Payroll saves practice time and money by being the smartest payroll software on the market. Easy to use, cost-effective to buy, and with excellent customer support, Smart GP Payroll is helping practice managers in GP surgeries, hubs and federations across the country take the pain out of payroll, whatever their needs. Our secure, cloud-based software is HMRC-recognised, integrates with Xero and Quickbooks, comes with auto-enrolment included, and supports unlimited organisations and employees. Find out more at: https://www.smartgppayroll.co.uk/
Surgery Connect is a future proof, secure GP telephony solution providing better service for practice staff and patients.
Surgery Connect guarantees improved patient experience, more efficient practice management, and scalability supports growth across multiple practices and delivery of the integrated care agenda.
Surgery Connect enables patients to manage their own appointments, reducing complaints and improving access. It allows practices to operate out of normal hours across multiple sites and quickly achieve several high impact ‘time to care’ actions. Surgery Connect supports the new models of care and consultation with AI-ready technology that will transform primary care into the heartbeat of a data-driven, people-powered healthcare system.
Switch Medical provide industry leading telephony solutions that save staff time and improve patient communications.
Practices benefit from easy to use telephony with simple call handling, screen pops to show important patient information, unlimited call queuing with comfort and position in queue messages, separate numbers for emergencies, call recording and reports that help you manage your practice and provide an audit trail.
At the heart of everything we do, from the initial consultation through installation and aftersales support, are the needs of our customers and their patients.
Switch Medical is IS09001, ISO14001, IS27001 certified by BSI.
TPP’s Healthcare team are dedicated specialists in recruiting high calibre candidates to the NHS and private healthcare in Greater London.
We support general practice, NHS hospitals and private healthcare organisations with experienced non-clinical professionals including medical receptionists, medical secretaries, practice managers, PAs, note summarisers on a temporary, interim, contract and permanent basis and GPs, Nurses and HCAs on a contract and permanent basis.
We recruit for all types of health & social care roles, from clinical staff, qualified social workers, project managers, senior service design and delivery managers and outreach staff either permanently or on a fixed term contract basis.
If you are interested in Healthcare roles or have positions available within your organisation, please contact us on the following: 020 7198 6080 | email@example.com
VoicePower provides solutions which enable healthcare professionals to create more work in less time, by utilising the latest speech recognition and digital dictation technologies. E-mails, letters and patient records can be updated quickly and accurately by voice 3 times faster using medical specific and secure software. The solutions VoicePower supplies reduce the turnaround times of referral letters by reducing the traditional ‘double handling’ of dictation processes, this in turn along with comprehensive note capture improves patient care. VoicePower’s in an independent supplier representing best of breed technologies and manufacturers including Nuance Dragon, Philips, Olympus and Winscribe. @VoicePowerLtd and our web address www.voicepower.co.uk