Londonwide LMCs' June 2020 Newsletter

 
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June 2020 Newsletter

Official studies: BAME people at increased risk from Covid-19

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PHE has produced a two-part report which suggests BAME people are at disproportionate risk from Covid-19, with a number of contributing social factors.
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TFL face covering exemption

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Londoners can now print off and display cards which say they are exempt from wearing face coverings on public transport without any input from their GP.
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Resumption of CQC activity

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The CQC will resume routine inspections in the autumn, practices who have not participated in the emergency support framework monitoring regime may receive follow-up inspections at this point.
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Report referral management issues via our app

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In response to feedback from practices we have added a category for ‘referral management’ issues to our Beam to LMC app. Use Beam to report problems with bureaucracy.
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Covid-19 supplies update

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Covid-19 guidance

Living Guide
Londonwide LMCs guidance
NHS England
BMA
Public Health England
Updated PHE shielding guidance
Understanding the antibody blood test for Covid-19 template letter
Management of long-term conditions during and post-Covid-19
Non-acute essential care
Covid-19 human resources support
Guide to using pulse oximeters during Covid-19 pandemic
The clinical course of Covid-19 – what do we know
 
 

 

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Last updated : 29 Jun 2020

 

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