December 2016 newsletter

 

 
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December 2016 Newsletter

Londonwide LMCs secures new assurance role for GP funding

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Londonwide LMCs regionally, and LMCs locally, will play a key city-wide role in assurance of GP funds, primary care and the impact of London's system decisions at local, STP and pan-London levels.

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Patient engagement survey results

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The summary of our patient engagement survey is now available with statistics from each question.
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PMS update 10

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The pause on the London PMS Review has been lifted and CCGs are now working on plans for sustainable reinvestment of PMS premium funds, LMCs and practices should be consulted on these.

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Good response to socks and pants appeal

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Our first collection of pants and socks for the homeless patients at the Doctor Hickey Surgery was delivered on 13 December. We are still collecting if you would like to make a contribution.

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Patient online update

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A reminder that practices should aim to register at least 10% of their patients for online services by 31 March 2017.
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Resource of the Month

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Christmas special

Cheer yourself up and learn some new facts with our advent calendar.

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SNAP POLL
It’s time for Santa to check his list, assuming he hasn’t closed it.

Have you been:
      Naughty      
 
          Nice          
Santa won’t be sharing this with the GMC.
 

Guidance Updates

Sessional GP newsletter
NHS Employers social media toolkit
BMA Home Office firearms letter
List management guidance
SBS significant event

Londonwide Diary

December

23 GP eDEC deadline
23 Londonwide LMCs’ office closes

January

3 Londonwide LMCs’ office re-opens
19 Communications and Customer Service LEAD event
25 Patient engagement workshop
 
 

GUEST BLOG - What makes a good patient participation group?

Derek Spencer, Chair of Gillan House Surgery's patient participation group, shares tips on how they successfully fundraise and campaign on behalf of the practice.

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Londonwide LMCs' annual conference 2017

Also this month...  

Londonwide LMCs' winter workforce survey

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Thanks to all who completed our winter workforce survey – another great result from London practices.

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Blue Stream Academy induction module launched

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Approved Buying Group online training supplier launches a new, editable, induction model.

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Media and public affairs round-up

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On 5 December Dr Michelle Drage, Chief Executive of Londonwide LMCs, was quoted in GPonline, speaking about the need to support practice nurses. On 30 November Dr Vicky Weeks, Medical Director for North Central and North East London, spoke to GPonline about the role of sessional GPs in LMCs.

We continue to be very active in promoting the interests of London GPs and practice staff on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. We also support practices that are approached with media requests, you can find details of how to get support here.

 
Got a story? Email us at comms@lmc.org.uk.
Deadline for next month's submissions is 11 Jan.
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