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.

Primary Care Support England GP Update - Septem...

The September Update includes items on:- Technical fault affecting some form submissions in July and August Medical Records GP payments and pensions Supplies Best Practice/National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) Annual Conference

Chief Executive's Report - 2018/03 - July/Septe...

Items in the attached Chief Executive's Report include:- Resignation of NHSE Director of Primary Care Trends in General Practice to 2017 GP Pension Survey Central Alerting System (CAS) notice about Docman software (V7) with Electronic Document Transfer (EDT)...

Supply issues update for Primary Care - Septemb...

Supply issues update for primary care September 2018 - this report has been produced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) Medicine Supply team. We aim to update this report on a monthly basis for the PRESCQIPP network to provide an update on current...

Message from NHS England and NHS Business Servi...

Message for GPs who are members of the NHS Pension Scheme NHS publication 13 September 2018

LMC Buying Group - E-Update

Join the LMC Buying Group Community The LMC Buying Groups Federation has been negotiating discounts on a wide range of products and services for practices in Surrey and Sussex for almost a decade. They have recently launched a community page to support members in...

GP Retainer Scheme - Croydon & Kingston & Richm...

Attached is information relating to the GP Retainer Scheme which was reintroduced in 2017 with new wider eligibility criteria and new increased incentives for practices. GP Retainer Scheme - Croydon, Kingston and Richmond GP Retainer Scheme - Surrey, East and...

Primary Care Support England GP Bulletin - Augu...

GP Bulletin August 2018 This bulletin contains information on:- Total Reward Statements Tracking Label Delivery update Using 'High Security' setting on your clinical system Adding non-clinical partners to your practice GP payments and pensions Important update...

LMC Line 134 August 2018

LMC Line 134 August 2018 (SSLMCs August 2018) The LMC Line 134 August 2018 contains information on the following:- Solicitors and SARs NHSE Consultation on "Digital First" and QOF NHSPS and CHP Premises Update Retirement from the Performers List Sessional GPs...

Supply issues update for Primary Care for July...

Supply issues update for primary care July 2018 This report has been produced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) Medicine Supply team. We aim to update this report on a monthly basis for the PRESCQIPP network to provide an update on current primary...

The Buying Group and GDPR Update

Following on from the introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25th May 2018 the Buying Group , to date, have only managed to get 45% of their membership to re-register their contact details with them (to enable the Buying Group to...

Chief Executive's Report 2018/02 April /June 2018

The Chief Executives Report attached contains information on the following:- Breast Screening Programme Seasonal Flu Programme 2018/19 Changes to the Shingles Immunisation Programme Reimbursement Arrangements when a GP is absent (maternity, paternity and sickness,...

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 Update 10th July 2018 To date the Buying Group has managed to get 45% of its membership to re-register their contact details with them (so they can continue to contact the practices post GDPR). This means that a lot of practices will not...

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...