Londonwide LMCs' April 2016 Newsletter now available

 

 
Londonwide LMCs Logo  
April 2016 Newsletter

Stand. Vote. Engage. The 2016 LMC Elections

image

Nominations for elections to your LMC open early next month, we encourage everyone to stand. Read a recently elected vice-chair’s view in our latest update.

Read More
 

Updated Letter Templates

image
Our GP Resilience site has a new BMA template letter for responding to requests to follow up investigations performed in other settings and an update to the template letter to hospital providers regarding follow up of diagnostic test results following a patient’s discharge from hospital.


Read More
 

Provider Development Masterclasses

image
Practice staff are invited to attend the first in a series of provider development masterclasses hosted by Londonwide LMCs and Healthy London Partnership on Wednesday 4 May.

Read More

Changed London Ambulance Service Phone Number

image
The LAS Health Care Professional Admissions telephone number has changed to 020 3162 7525. You can download an information poster from our website.

Read More

Joy in General Practice and Supporting Resources

image
Londonwide LMCs met with Drs Thomas and Christine Sinsky, an American husband and wife team who study well-being among family doctors and provide supporting resources.

Read More

Speakers' Corner

image
Dr Michelle Drage, Londonwide LMCs’ Chief Executive, looks ahead to our conference next week and outlines why now is the time to focus on workforce challenges.
About Us
SNAP POLL
Do you think the new models of GP care will be a change for good?
  Yes   No   
 

Guidance Updates

Sessional GP newsletter
BMA Newsletter
Publishing GP Earnings Guidance
DWP Fit for Work Guidance
RCGP Revalidation Guidance
London Sexual Health Transformation Project
Patient Online for 11-16 Year-olds
GP Role in Firearms Licensing
BMA Prison Doctors Support
Changes to Pertussis Vaccination for Pregnant Women

Londonwide Diary

April

18 FFT Data Submission Deadline
20 Londonwide LMCs' Annual Conference
21 Westminster Health Forum - Improving NHS Estates and Facilities Management

May

04 Provider Development Masterclass
05 RCGP NWL Faculty Minor Surgery Refresher
17 SystmOne National User Group 2016 Conference – Discount Available
19 LMC Conference

Also this month...  

Sub-contracted GPs Now Have Access to the NHS Pension Scheme

image

Clinical work that is sub-contracted from federations is now pensionable and some may be eligible for retrospective contributions.

Read More
 

London GP Registration for Offenders

image

The London GP Registration for Offenders initiative is one which helps practices deal with the needs of an often vulnerable and challenging group of patients who frequently have difficulty in accessing medical care.

Read More
 

RCGP Revalidation Guidance

image

The RCGP has approved a new guide to supporting information for appraisal and revalidation (March 2016) that aims to reduce inconsistencies in the interpretation and streamline the process of providing supporting information for appraisal or revalidation.

Read More
 

Media Round-up

image

On 22 March Dr Simon Parton, Chair of Lewisham LMC, contributed to a Pulse piece on how to manage a patient who asks for a homeopathic treatment. On 16 March four members of staff took part in a day-long media training course, with Lawrence McGinty, former health and science editor of ITV news. The communications team have also worked on stories with Sky News, BBC London and numerous trade publications.

 
Got a story? Email us at comms@lmc.org.uk.
Deadline for next month's submissions is 11 May.
Have you downloaded your resources from our GP Resilience website?

www.lmc.org.uk

Vimeo  Vimeo  Facebook  Facebook  Twitter  

Londonwide LMCs, Tavistock House South, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9LG, GB
 
 
This email was sent to: Jonathan.ashby@lmc.org.uk

This email was sent by: Londonwide LMCs
Tavistock House South Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9LG GB


LMC-Roundal-no-border

Manage Subscriptions | Update Profile | One-Click Unsubscribe

Last updated : 14 Apr 2016

 

GP Forward View five years on (24 Mar 2021)

21 April is five years on from the launch of NHS England’s GP Forward View (GPFV), which committed to making a number of improvements to the resourcing GPs receive...
Read more »

Stakeholder engagement - Spring 2021 (24 Mar 2021)

Opinion former engagement We continue to work with opinion formers to highlight the work of London’s general practice teams, and to elicit support from key stakeholders for unambiguous communication to...
Read more »

Stress Awareness Month 2021 (24 Mar 2021)

April marks the start of Stress Awareness Month. The Coronavirus pandemic has been a very stressful time for everyone, particularly for healthcare professionals working under strenuous, ever-changing conditions, while striving...
Read more »

Tips of the month March 2021 (24 Mar 2021)

We provide monthly tips based on common queries which come through to us from London GPs and practice teams. These are shared via social media and collated for...
Read more »

2021 is an election year, stand for your LMC (24 Mar 2021)

This year all the seats on our 27 LMCs are up for election, with nominations opening on 26 April and closing on 28 May. During the week of 26 April...
Read more »

Covid-19 vaccination programme guidance round-up, March 2021 (23 Mar 2021)

Since our last newsletter there have been a number of new or updated pieces of guidance that are applicable to the GP run parts of the Covid-19 vaccination programme. The...
Read more »

Workforce survey results - winter 2020 (23 Mar 2021)

We had responses from 384 individuals, working in 316 different practices out of the 1,100 member practices surveyed between 24 November to 16 December 2020. This represents a response rate...
Read more »

Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy outreach (23 Mar 2021)

Londonwide LMCs and London general practice are supporting Public Health England (PHE) London’s “speaker bureau” initiative, connecting speakers with good general clinical and Covid-19 vaccine knowledge with community events. This...
Read more »

Response to CQC strategy consultation (23 Mar 2021)

Londonwide LMCs responded to the CQC’s strategy consultation before the closing deadline of 4 March 2021. Key points from the response are summarised below, group around the strategy’s four...
Read more »
Next Page »