June 2016 Newsletter now available


Londonwide LMCs Logo  
June 2016 Newsletter

LMC Elections


We are pleased to confirm that six constituencies will be going to ballot, following the closure of nominations for the LMC elections on Friday 3 June 2016. Voting will be open from Thursday 23 June to Wednesday 13 July 2016.

Read More

New Medical Directors Join Londonwide LMCs

Four new medical directors have joined Londonwide LMCs. They will be taking up their posts between June and August.

Read More

Accessible Information Standard

By 31 July 2016, GP practices must be fully compliant with the Accessible Information Standard. This involves implementing systems for recording patients’ accessibility needs and working to meet them.

Read More

Hospital Sickness Certificate Poster

At the end of May our CEO, Dr Michelle Drage, wrote to London hospitals with a sample poster, which asks patients to get sickness certificates from hospital doctors rather than waiting to see their GP.
Read More

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STP) Update

The NHS Confederation conference ran last week and included a number of talks which touched on STPs, although no formal policy announcements were made.
Read More

Speakers' Corner

Dr Neel Basudev provides tips on using a GP's personal skills to help patients with weight management for diabetes week.
About Us
Have you used any of our GP State of Emergency resources?
  Yes   No  

Guidance Updates

Sessional GP newsletter
BMA GPC Newsletter
London Sexual Health – June Briefing
Cervical Screening Direct Referral Responsibilities

Londonwide Diary


30 Travel Health Update


05 GP Transitions: Leadership Development Day - Birmingham
13 HR in General Practice (Recruitment and Selection)
13 HR in General Practice (Employment Contracts)
27 GP Transitions: Leadership Development Day - London
31 Accessible Information Standards Deadline
Also this month...  

General Practitioners Committee Elections


Dr Terry John, Chair of Waltham Forest LMC, has been elected onto the BMA's General Practitioners Committee to represent Barking and Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, Newham, City and Hackney and Tower Hamlets.

Read More

NHS Birthday


The NHS turns 68 on 5 July. What inspired you to work in general practice? What makes you proud to be a GP or practice team member? Tell us and help us highlight what the difference general practice makes.

Read More

Primary Care Support Services Relocation


Primary Care Support England has just moved a number of services away from its London offices at Stephenson House and Kirk House. 

Read More

Media Round-up


On 16 June the Londonwide LMCs' office took part in the Alzheimer's Society Cupcake Day, including promoting it on social media. On 2 June our DNA policy guidance was featured in Pulse. On 26 May, our CEO, Dr Michelle Drage, was quoted in GPOnline's coverage of how PMS reviews are being managed. On 24 May, Dr David Mummery, co-vice-chair of Hammersmith and Fulham LMC, contributed to a Pulse dilemma piece on getting patients used to practice pharmacists.

Got a story? Email us at comms@lmc.org.uk.
Deadline for next month's submissions is 13 July.
Downloaded your resources from our GP State of Emergency website.


Vimeo  Vimeo  Facebook  Facebook  Twitter  


Last updated : 24 Jun 2016

Next Page »