Maintaining Essential Services
The letter above contains information from the LMC on maintaining essential services during the pandemic.
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...
Letter from LMC to highlight recent developments in the Digital First Consultation outcome and on-line consultation support.
Digital First Consultation
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 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 (LMC June 2018)
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...
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.
There is no requirement for automatic referral of adult women with FGM to adult social services or the police.
Next steps on NHS Response to Covid-19
Attached is the LMC update letter on th NHS response to Coronavirus epidemic planning and NHS England letter.
Integrating Urgent Care Services SSLMCs February 2019
GP Contract Agreement 2019 Update IT/ 'Digital First' SSLMCs February 2019
Miscellaneous Contract Changes SSLMCs February 2019
Network National Service Specifications and the NHS Long Term Plan SSLMCs February 2019
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 (SSLMCs July 2017)
Intimate Clinical Assessment 0728
Intimate Clinical Assessment Key principles
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
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.
Medicine Supply Issues Department of Health and Social Care (February 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...
QOF 2020/21 Guidance 0907
CO713 GMS Contract Quality and Outcomes Framework Guidance
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...
Sussex Diabetes LCSs - SOP 0729
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...
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...