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Health & Safety in General Practice

September 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


The PMA Health & Safety in General Practice web workshop programme covers all of the key areas that need to be addressed when managing a busy and successful practice in order to comply with Health & Safety.

The module will be delivered as an interactive virtual session with practical guidance to enable participants to map all the techniques and outcomes onto their own practice. Group work is provided on all aspects of the programme so that participants develop their understanding of the topics by interacting with colleagues from other practices.


Training objectives

To provide Health and Safety information and support in order for practice managers, GPs or other members of the practice management team to understand the key areas which need to be addressed when managing a busy and successful practice.


Welcome & Introduction

Health and Safety

  • Building maintenance and equipment
  • Supervising contractors on site
  • Recycling all waste and medication
  • DEC – Display Energy Certificate
  • Calibration of medical equipment
  • PAT testing
  • Risk assessments
  • Infection control/ cleaning schedule
  • Trained first aiders
  • Disaster recovery plan/business continuity plan
  • Fire safety policy
  • RIDDOR/Accident book

Discussion forum, Q&As