Londonwide LMCs' 29 April 2020 Newsletter

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29 April 2020 newsletter

General Practice During The Pandemic: The Role of the General Practitioner and Practice Team

Our new document guides practice teams on adapting to the Covid-19 challenge and maintaining the continuity of holistic general practice during the next phase.

Our Living Guide and other updated resources

Our main resource for practices remains our Living Guide, which is now on its fourth revision. We have also published and updated other guidance documents.

GP Connect and enhanced Shared Care Record switch-on


NHSX and NHS Digital are making temporary changes to make it easier to access these records in order to support the NHS to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bank Holiday opening

NHS England has issued its latest policy on bank holiday working on Friday 8 May, which is the revised date for this year’s May Day Bank Holiday.

Covid-19 supplies update

image Our Londonwide LMCs' Buying Group partners are working to support practices.

Covid-19 guidance

NHS England
Public Health England
Coronavirus (Covid-19): reuse of medicines in a care home or hospice
Non-Clinical FAQs for Covid-19
Professional clinical resources for Covid-19
Covid-19 processes concerning death of patients
Medicines management and monitoring for mental health
Immunisation principles during the Covid-19 pandemic
Shielding, self-isolation and social distancing
Guide to practice closure consequent upon the impact of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic
Remote examination guide
The clinical course of Covid-19 – what do we know
Monitoring of patients with suspected Covid-19
Non-acute essential care


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Last updated : 20 May 2020


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