In March 2018 we started a series of webinars to support practices in achieving and maintaining Foundation and CORNERSTONE® accreditation.

We're holding these webinars because we've heard from our members and staff in practices that you want more support and guidance from the College in how to prepare for and maintain your Foundation certification or CORNERSTONE® accreditation. These webinars allow you to speak with College experts from the comfort of your own practice. GPs who complete these webinars can claim Continuing Professional Development(CPD) credits under ‘CME – practice improvement activity’ by either completing all the boxes when recording the activity or by filling in the learning reflection form.

Indicator 23: Managing patient test results

Our fourth webinar was hosted by Distinguished Fellow Dr Steven Lillis, and looked at managing patient test results (Indicator 23).

Topics included:

  • Complex information in general practice
  • Timely and meaningful information
  • Issues arising from poor testing process
  • Thoughts on how to make testing safer

CORNERSTONE® Simplification

In October 2018, the project team hosted two webinar presentations of its proposals for simplifying CORNERSTONE®.

Topics included:

  • Key components of a quality standard
  • Evidence collection


Indicator 24 and 32: Prescribing and medicines reconciliation

12 June and 14 June 2018

Our third webinar looked at two indicators: prescribing is accurate and appropriate (Indicator 24)
and the practice reconciles medicines (Indicator 32). 

Indicator 29: The practice has evidence of organisational planning

13 March and 15 March 2018

This webinar explained why we have this indicator and covered:

  • planning
  • leadership strategies
  • what assessors look for
  • resources

Indicator 19: The practice team is committed to ensuring health and safety in the workplace

1 May and 3 May 2018

This webinar looked at how practices can ensure health and safety in the workplace. 

  • key components of an effective health and safety system
  • risk (hazard) management
  • hazardous substances regulations
  • assessment of this indicator