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2019/20 Seasonal Influenza Programme - Update

Update Seasonal Influenza Programme LMC 25.1.19 Public Health England Public Health England January 2019 Attached is an update letter on the vaccines for the 2019/20 programme. This is accompanied by the updated letter from Public Health England in relation to the 2019/20 influenza programme.

COVID - 19 Maintaining Essential Services during these exceptional times

Maintaining Essential Services Dear Colleagues The letter above contains information from the LMC on maintaining essential services during the pandemic.

Debt and Mental Health Form (DMHEF)

A new Debt and Mental Health From has been introduced from 1st October to enable patients who need evidence of a mental health condition as part of seeking help with their finances. Detailed guidance is available on the Money Advice Trust Website and attached is a letter providing a summary for...

Digital First Consultation outcome and on-line consultation support

Letter from LMC to highlight recent developments in the Digital First Consultation outcome and on-line consultation support. Digital First Consultation

Drug Driving

In March 2015 a new offence of driving with certain, specified controlled drugs in excess of legally defined levels in the body came into effect. This offence is in addition to laws then in force relating to drug (and alcohol) impaired driving and fitness to drive. The regulations relating...

Ear Syringing - Irrigation and Ear De-Waxing Guidelines

Ear Syringing - Irrigation and Guidance (LMC 17.1.18) Attached is a letter from Dr Parker regarding Ear Syringing including ear de-waxing guidelines.

Ear Wax Syringing and Irrigation - Update

Ear Wax Syringing and Irrigation - Update (LMC June 2018)

EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD)

The EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) has been introduced across the European Union to address the increasingly common issue of falsified medicines entering the legitimate medicines supply chain. Falsified medicines include those with little or no active ingredients, the wrong active...

Female Genital Mutilation

From 31 October 2015, healthcare professionals must report to the police any cases of female genital mutilation in girls under 18 that they come across in their work.&nbsp There is no requirement for automatic referral of adult women with FGM to adult social services or the police. The Home...

Further guidance for 2018/19 Flu Season (25th September 2018)

The LMC letter provides further guidance on the 2018/19 flu season; the first part of this letter assumes you have been notified that your influenza vaccine supplies have been confirmed, noting that your practice’s Fluad vaccines order will be suppled in a phased way: 40% in September, 20% in...

Further update on NHS response to Coronavirus pandemic planning

Update0318 Next steps on NHS Response to Covid-19 Dear Colleagues Attached is the LMC update letter on th NHS response to Coronavirus epidemic planning and NHS England letter.

Further Update: Seasonal Flu Immunisation Programme 2018/19 (26th September 2018)

Following on from my advice letter sent to practices yesterday, NHS England has now sent out further guidance which I enclose. To avoid particularly Practice Manager colleagues suffering a conniption, please note now this does not contradict or alter the LMC guidance, but provides further advice...

GP Contract Agreement 2019 Update Integrating Urgent Care Services

Integrating Urgent Care Services SSLMCs February 2019

GP Contract Agreement 2019 Update IT/ 'Digital First'

GP Contract Agreement 2019 Update IT/ 'Digital First' SSLMCs February 2019

GP Contract Agreement 2019 Update Miscellaneous Contract Changes

Miscellaneous Contract Changes SSLMCs February 2019

GP Contract Agreement 2019 Update Network National Service Specifications and NHS Long Term Plan

Network National Service Specifications and the NHS Long Term Plan SSLMCs February 2019

Indemnity Insurance - Update

Attached is a letter from Dr Parker regarding the recent developments in GP Indemnity since the announcement by the Secretary of State that the Government would introduce a state-backed indemnity scheme over the next 12 to 18 months. Update - Indemnity Insurance (SSLMCs October 2017)

Interpretation and Translation Service

Interpretation and Translation Service&nbsp(SSLMCs July 2017)

Medicine Supply Update - August

Supply issues update for primary care August 2018 (w/c 20 August) This report has been produced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) Medicine Supply team, for the PRESCQIPP network to provide an update on current primary care medicine supplies issues that we are working on. Please...

Medicine Supply Update - November/December 2018

Medicine Supply Update - November/December 2018 This report has been produced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) Medicine Supply Team and covers new issues, on-going issues, eye drops/treatments, resolved issues, vaccines and discontinuations.

Medicines Supply Issues Update - February/March

Medicine Supply Issues Department of Health and Social Care (February 2019)

Medicines supply update letter - January 2019

Below is an update on the work on the continuity of supply of medicines as part of the Government’s contingency preparations for a ‘no deal’ EU exit. As you know, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has been leading contingency planning and work is well advanced across all sectors of...

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults: General Practice Reporting

The LMC letter contains advice relating to the issue of payment for safeguarding reports, and where necessary attendance at case conferences which has been an issue for the LMC and General Practitioners for some years, with payment arrangements across the LMC Confederation being piecemeal and...

Season Flu Programme 2018 - 19 Update: Update

Season flu programme 2018 - 19 update (LMC November 2018) Gateway Letter (Public Health England November 2018 - Vaccines for 2019 - 20 seasonal flu programme)

Seasonal Influenza - Immunisation of GP Practice Staff

Seasonal Influenza - Immunisation of GP Practice Staff The attachment highlights arrangements for the NHS England recommended seasonal flu immunisation of practice staff. . As discussed such immunisation is not covered within the state indemnity scheme, the CNSGP.

Seasonal Influenza - Immunisation of GP Practice Staff

Seasonal Influenza - Immunisation of GP Practice Staff The attachment highlights arrangements for the NHS England recommended seasonal flu immunisation of practice staff. . As discussed such immunisation is not covered within the state indemnity scheme, the CNSGP.

Supply issues update for Primary Care - September 2018 & EpiPen Supply Alert

Supply issues update for Primary Care for July 2018

The role of the GP in caring for gender-questioning and transgender patients - RCGP Position Statement

RCGP Position Statement - Role of the GP in caring for gender-questioning and transgender patients The LMC receives on-going queries from GPs in terms of the role of the GP in providing care for both gender-questioning and transgender patients. There has been conflicting advice in recent...

URGENT ADVICE: Indemnity Arrangements in relation to paid-for (Private) Travel Vaccinations delivered by GP practice staff

Indemnity Arrangements in relation to private travel vaccinations The LMC advice letter informs practices of the change in NHS Resolutions Indemnity arrangements under the Central Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP) in relation to the supply and administration of paid-for travel...