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How A Tailored Rota System Helps Private Hospitals

Managing a hospital is a difficult and demanding job.  Managers need to look ahead when it comes to overseeing rota and shift patterns, not to mention dealing with expenses and holiday leave. Technology is increasingly intertwined with crucial administrative processes and is fast becoming a driving force toward better efficiency.  At its core, ...

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Tech Transformation and Cloud within Healthcare

The healthcare industry is finally catching up with the rest of the world in terms of technology. Healthcare has always been notoriously difficult to transform due to the large number of legacy systems they use and the fact they work with highly sensitive data. The industry cannot stand still when it comes to embracing tech and within the ...

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The Benefits of a Centralised Solution

Many organisations keep their electronic and paper files in different locations.  For GP Federations managing staff that are working across a number of locations, this way of working is time-consuming. Using a centralised system means that all information is stored in one place.  This improves the flow of data and helps communication and ...

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RotaMaster is the Software of Choice for Ireland Out-of Hours Services

RotaMaster is the software of choice for a number of Ireland-based services, the majority of which provide an out-of-hours service. In October the RotaMaster sales team will be on the road in Ireland meeting both new and existing customers and would be delighted to showcase how our software can provide a flexible and fair solution for any other ...

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GPs under Pressure as Extended Access Deadline Approaches

The deadline for GPs to provide seven-day access to patients is fast approaching. Yet data shows this is far from becoming a reality with millions of people across the UK still lacking extended access to GPs outside of working hours. The BBC shared data showing 10 percent of registered patients live in areas where there is no access to GPs ...

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Big benefits of Employee time tracking for Business

When you run a business you rely on your staff to get to work on time. We all occasionally get caught in traffic or sleep through the wake-up alarm. However, when occasional lateness turns into a frequent problem, it may financially impact your organisation. Around 590,000 employees are late per year and a survey suggests this costs the ...

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Five Summer Employment Issues and How to Curb Them

The heat is on this summer with sweltering conditions making workers feel hot and bothered. For employers, there are a number of summer employment issues to contend with too. As temperatures soar toward 30C, there are ways to make work more bearable during the heat wave. MPs in the House of Commons environmental committee have urged ...

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5 Ways to Look After Your Staff’s Wellbeing

A healthy and happy workplace makes for a productive and effective team. But with everything that managing the office entails, looking out for the wellbeing of your staff sometimes falls off the list. In 2016 there were 137.3 million working days lost due to sickness or injury in the UK. The most common reason for sickness was minor ...

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How to Drive Improvement at Your GP Practice 

Building a successful GP Practice and driving improvement certainly comes with its challenges.  Faced with a growing number of GP vacancies, lack of support and rising list numbers, many practices are becoming over-stretched and under pressure. Adopting a ‘one size fits all’ approach doesn’t always work and sets them up for failure.  It is a ...

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GP Vacancies Rise to Record High, Survey Suggests

GP staffing levels have been a cause for concern for many practices across the UK and now latest figures suggest that GP vacancies are higher than ever before. From long patient waits, rushed appointments and even GP practices closing their doors; the of lack of GPs across the UK has a concerning impact on us all. NHS statistics suggest ...

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NHS To ‘Engage’ Public on Digital Transformation Plans

The NHS is set to consult on the most ‘substantial changes in GP contracts since 2004’ and is inviting the public, primary care professionals and innovators to have their say. With the NHS having celebrated its 70th birthday, it recognises that by the end of the next decade, digital technology is likely to have ‘transformed the service’. As ...

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Six Ways to Achieve a Better Work-Life Balance

The daily grind can get in the way of finding that elusive work-life balance. Juggling your career, family commitments and personal life can leave you feeling like you are spinning more plates than ever before and you just hope that none of them come crashing to the ground. UK has a reputation for a poor work-life balance. Britons spend around ...

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