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Dr Neil Paul and Mike Pyrah recently met with Katharine Ward, Chief Commercial Officer to discuss possible collaboration opportunities with Healthy IO.  Healthy IO is the first company to be CE accredited for transforming the smart phone camera into a clinical grade medical device. The first product is digital urinalysis which enables patients to undertake accurate urine testing at

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Howbeck Healthcare recently met with Urgo Medical to discuss joint working opportunities with Howbeck Healthcare and the Federations it supports in innovative digital solutions for wound care and management. Urgo Medical was established in 2002 and is now a major contributor to the UK wound healing community, offering a complete range of wounds management dressing

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Howbeck Healthcare has been working with the GP Federations that it supports on a range of ‘Working at Scale’ initiatives, taking on board views and comments of local practices of what’s important.  Following an initial scoping exercise, identified areas of focus are back office functions such as Human Resources and Health and Safety as well

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The key to developing a high performing culture is understanding your workforce – giving them the opportunity to drive their own performance and development, and you the opportunity to support them along the way. Howbeck Healthcare recently met with the Managing Director of Thirsty Horses Ltd, Ray Pendleton to discuss how Workpal, an organisational development

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Data Security

Practice Managers across the Federations that we support have requested assistance in ensuring they are prepared for the new General Data Protection Regulations which come into force on the 25th May 2018.  Howbeck Healthcare has responded and will shortly be launching its bespoke ‘GDPR package of support’ for GP practices. The package of support will

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Howbeck Healthcare has already successfully implemented 8 primary care access Hubs across the Federations it supports including South Cheshire and Vale Royal, North Staffordshire and more recently in East Staffordshire. Howbeck is now partnering with Lantum (previously known as Network Locum) as its preferred rota platform to further propel the rigorous project management and primary

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iPlato Update

Dr Neil Paul of Howbeck Healthcare Ltd recently met with iPlato to hear about the ongoing development within iPlato.  The meeting covered their Roadmap and upcoming development works which include: Patient submitted data being recorded in the care record Refresh of iPlato SMS software Video Consultation Online Consultation / triage myGP App developments including proxy

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Howbeck Met with Elemental Software who have created a social prescribing platform that makes it easier for social prescribing projects to monitor, track and support patients from the point of referral. This includes a patient portal, so they can keep track of the activities they are singed up to. We are investigating whether this works with

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Working at Scale Event

Mike Pyrah, Director of Howbeck Healthcare presented at the General Practice Working at Scale Event held on Thursday 7th December 2017 hosted by North Staffordshire Local Medical Committee and North Staffordshire GP Federation.  The event was well attended by GPs and Practice Managers from across Northern Staffordshire who were keen to hear of the approaches

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On the 30th November 2017, Howbeck Healthcare presented to the practices of East Staffordshire Primary Care Partnership on a range of innovative ideas to further support the Partnership in its development as a Federation.  One of its newest Federations, Howbeck Healthcare has provided management expertise to East Staffordshire Primary Care Partnership since April 2017. Presentations

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