News

The SSLMCs newsletter, the LMC Line, provides advice and guidance on a wide range of subjects in addition to regular notifications of latest central guidance, upcoming events and local practice vacancies, etc.

Richard Vautry's Weekly Update to LMCs

Men B PGD ( BMA April 2018) Supply Issues Update for Primary Care April - May 2018 LMC Update email

NHS Forms - Availability

Please see the attached that has been circulated to GP practices today. PCSE has been advised by NHS England that their NHS Forms supplier is currently out of stock or running low on stock of some NHS forms. The attached communication gives details of the forms and...

LMC Line 133 - May 2018

LMC Line 133 - May 2018 Attached is the link to the May edition of the LMC Line containing information on:- GDPR OTC Medicines Prescribing Measles PCSE Update Prescribing: Primary/Secondary Care Interface Reimbursement for phased return to work GP Contract...

Supply Issues Update for Primary Care April -...

Supply Issues Update for Primary Care

NHS PS Workshops

Dear Colleagues Below are details and dates of NHS PS Workshops being held in West Sussex and Croydon/Kingston & Richmond NHS PS Workshop - West Sussex NHS PS Workshops - Croydon, Kingston and Richmond

Chief Executive's Report- 2018/01 - January/Mar...

Chief Executive's Report - 2018/01 - January/March 2018 The Chief Executive's Report includes information on the following:- LMC (UK) Conference Contract Negotiations and GPC Submission to the DDRB Flu Vaccine orders for 2018/19 General Data Protection...

PLANNED DOWNTIME OF EXETER SYSTEMS -EAST & WEST...

There will be downtime on the NHAIS (Exeter) servers for East and West Sussex on the following dates. West Sussex 7pm on 9th April to 12 noon on 11th April East Sussex, Brighton & Hove 7pm on 11th April to 12 noon on 13th April Croydon 7p.m on 18th April to 12...

The Buying Group and GDPR

The Buying Group and GDPR You're probably already aware that the regulations surrounding data protection are changing. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply in the UK from 25 May 2018. Whilst there are similarities with the current UK Data...

LMC Line 132 - February 2018

LMC Line 132 - February 2018 contains the following information:- Occupational Health: A Reminder Requests for Medical Records from the Police PCSE Update NHSmail Referral to a Specialist: Patient Leaflet Ear Syringing & Irrigation General Data Protection...

GPC Executive Team Roadshow - 15th February

The GPC Continues its regular programme of regional roadshows and the LMC is pleased to invite all practice colleagues to the Spring 2018 event, to be presented by Dr Farah Jameel from the GPC Executive Team. Full details can be found on the attached flyer and to...

BMA South East Coast Regional Council Assembly...

Dear Colleagues Attached are details of a forthcoming SECRC meeting on Wednesday 21st February at the Arora Hotel, Crawley at 6.30p.m where the guest speaker Dr Chaand Nagpaul will be speaking about the "Future of the NHS". Letter to all GPs in Surrey, East and...

Survive and Thrive Event

Thrive and Survive Event 23rd January 2018 (GP Health Services December 2017) The timings for the event are 9.30 a.m. - 5.00p.m and will take place at The South of England Event Centre, Haywards Heath. . Places can be booked using the...

LMC Line 131 - December 2017

LMC Line 131 - December 2017 Items covered in this edition of the LMC Line include:- Primary : Secondary Care Interface Leaflet Requests for Medical Records from the Police PCSE Update Cameron Fund Christmas Appeal GMS1 forms: An update Sessional & Trainees...

Chief Executive's Report 2017/06 November/Decem...

Attached is the November/December 2017 Chief Executive's Report covering the following items:- LMC Annual Conference NHSE Feedback on PCSE concerns NHSE Review regarding prescribing SNOMED-CT GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) Salaried GP's working under...

THE CAMERON FUND CHRISTMAS APPEAL 2017

Cameron Fund Christmas Appeal 2017 Dear LMC (& GPC) colleagues It is that time of year again when I write to you and advise you of our annual appeal for funds. The Cameron Fund continues to help colleagues and their families across the UK and we have had another...

Conference News following the LMC England Confe...

Conference News (GPC November 2017) Attached is the GPC 3 Newsletter following the LMC England Conference held in London on 10th November 2017. The newsletter contains details of the motions and resolutions covered at the Conference.

Training events in December

Listed below are training events in December for Practice Managers and Non-clinical Practice Staff. These courses have been organised by Surrey Sussex LMCs and are run in partnership with Syder and Young Ltd. Full day courses cost £80 per person (including lunch...

Chief Executive's Report - 2017/05 - September/...

Chief Executive's Report - 2017/05 - September/October 2017 The subjects covered in this report are:- State GP Indemnity Scheme New GMS1 forms GP earning and expenses estimate 2015/16 DDRB Submission by BMA Patient Referral Leaflet Peer Review of GP...

Clinical Peer Review of Referrals

Clinical Peer Review of Referrals (SSLMCs October 2017) FAQs re Peer Review of Referrals NHS England October 2017)

LMC Line 130 - October 2017

LMC Line 130 - October 2017 This edition of the LMC Line contains the following information:- Frailty Reminder: The 2017/18 GP Contract LMC/Syder & Young Training Programme Investment in General Practice in England Interpreting and Translation...

New Occupational Health service for GPs and den...

New Occupational Health Service for GPs (SSLMCs March 2017) New Occupational Health Service for GPs and Dentists (SSLMCs May 2017) The LMC has been asked to highlight the following information now available via the NHS England (South) website...

Croydon PMS Review Update

Following the Croydon PMS Contract Review meeting held on 3rd October where the attached Powerpoint presentation was given by the LMC the following letters were sent out to Croydon Practices:- Croydon PMS Contract Review Powerpoint Presentation (SSLMCs October...

IAPT in Older People

Attached are details of an event organized by NHS England regarding IAPT in Older People taking place on Wednesday 8th November 10.00 - 4.00p.m. If you are interested in attending please click on the link below for more details. IAPT in Older People

Clinical Lead for Integrated Urgent Care - Suss...

Clinical Lead for Integrated Urgent Care - Clinical Assessment Service As the lead commissioner for the re-procurement of the Integrated Urgent Care Clinical Assessment Service , Coastal West Sussex CCG is looking to recruit a professional clinician to lead and...

GP Study Days

Attached are details of Study Days - 4 hours CPD - for GPs and Nurses GP Study Day November Crawley GP Study Day November Basingstoke

Surrey Pharmaecutical Needs Assessment Consulta...

Dear Colleague, Surrey Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) has produced the first draft of its 2018 Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA). From the 1st April 2013, HWBs have had a statutory responsibility to publish and keep up-to-date the PNA. The PNA provides a...

NHS Property - Charges for the occupation of NH...

Charges for Occupation of NHS LIFT Premises 17/18 (May 2017) BMA Letter re charges for occupation of NHS LIFT premises (BMA August 2017)

BMA Survey Results

BMA Survey Results Closure and Capping (BMA October 2017)

Chief Executive's Report 2017/04 July/Aug 2017

Chief Executive's Report 2017/04 July/August 2017 GPC Survey The Chief Executive's Report contains:- NHS England consultation on items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care GP Survey 2017 Police requests for Medical Records Hepatitis B...

Chief Executive's Report 2017/03 May/June 2017

Chief Executive's Report 2017/03 May/June 2017 BMA Summary of motions and debates at Conference This report contains:- LMC Conference Report CQC Inspection Programme PCSE Update: Medical Records practice to practice transfer Locum and Salaried GP...

Chief Executive's Report 2017/02 - March/April...

Chief Executive's Report 2017/02 - March/April 2017 This Chief Executive's Report contains :- GP Contract Agreement 2017/18 CQC : GP Insight Firearms Guidance STS Update GP Forward View PCSE Update IR35 TPP SystmOne Issues DOLS : no longer a requirement to...

Chief Executive's Report 2017/01 January/Februa...

Chief Executive's Report 2017/01 January/February This report contains:- GPFV (GP Forward View) Publication of MCP (Multi-Speciality Community Provider) Contract Guidance Patients presenting with Dental Symptoms Indemnity Issues Pearson Review of...

GP Forward View

GP Forward View Summary of the current progress in terms of the implementation of the GP Forward View, and a highlight of the proposed developments taking place over the next two years GP Forward View&nbsp (SSLMCs April 2017) GP FV GP Resilience Programme...

NHS Property Services' premises

Attached is a letter from the BMA providing an update on the ongoing issues faced by practices in NHS Property Services' premises covering lease negotiations, transitional funding and current changes.

Hepatitis B Vaccines

Hepatitis B Vaccine shortage - PHE recommendations for General Practice There are only two global manufacturers of Hepatitis B vaccines, both of whom now have problems.&nbsp GSK is now the only current supplier , and normal supplies will not be resumed until well...

LMC Line 129 - July 2017

Contents include: PCSE Update Changes to the Personal Injury Discount Rate LMC/Syder &amp Young Training Programme Locum &amp Salaried GPs Handbook Interpreting and Translation Services LMC Buying Groups Federation GP Patient Survey 2017 GPC Ballot:...

LMC Line 128 - May 2017

Contents include: Firearms Licensing DDRB Recommendations Social Media for Doctors Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine GP Forward View New 17/18 GP Contract TPP SystmOne Data Sharing Last Partner Standing Pension Forms for Locums CLinical Pharmacists in General...

LMC Line 127 - March 2017

Contents include:- 17/18 GP Contract Agreement PCSE Update General Practice Health Electronic GP Reports Safer Sussex Roads Partnership Countersigning Passport Applications LMC Vacancies Sessional GP Survey Extended Hours DES IR35 Legislation TPP QRISK2...

LMC Line 126 - January 2017

Contents include: MCP Contract Managing Dental Problems Firearms Licensing Prescribing of Tamiflu BMA Junior Members Forum Sessional GPs Newsletter GPC Roadshow Requests for Electronic GP Reports Pension Arrangements for Partners NHS Shared Business...