Londonwide LMCs' February 2021 Newsletter

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February 2021 Newsletter

QCovid patient assessment tool

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Last week an additional 1.7m patients were identified and added to the shielding list, using the NHS’s new risk stratification software.
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Integrated Care Systems, NHS legislation proposals and Standard Contract changes

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Recent weeks have seen a number of NHS structural changes proposed and/or consulted on. We have responded to consultations on ICS and the NHS Standard Contract. 
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NHS Property Services charges update

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The BMA has successfully challenged NHSPS’ use of its charging policy as the sole basis for increasing charges to tenants.
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Covid-19 insurance changes

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Practices are advised to check the cover provided under insurance renewals, as some insurers are removing pandemic related claims from their cover.
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Resource of the month

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Our patient facing video is available for you to use on your practice website.
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Covid-19 guidance

Londonwide Diary

February

24 GP contract webinar
25 GP contract webinar

March

03 Resilience webinar
04 CQC consultation closes
04 Demystifying partnerships
17 Adversity and growth webinar
23 Practice premises masterclass
24 Contraception update
31 Being present webinar

April

07 NHS Provider Selection Regime consultation closes
14 Cultivating positivity webinar

 

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Last updated : 26 Feb 2021

 

NHS letter to help people without an NHS number access the Covid-19 vaccine and register with a GP (23 Jul 2021)

On 23 July 2021 NHS England and NHS Improvement and Public Health England issued a useful letter which advises people without an NHS number, including people who are migrants, how...
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LMC elections - voting closing on 27 July (21 Jul 2021)

Elections are taking place for LMCs in Bexley, Ealing, Greenwich, Merton and Redbridge this year. If you are a GP working in one of these LMC areas please ensure you...
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Access for undocumented patients (21 Jul 2021)

Londonwide LMCs and London’s individual LMCs continue to share information about enabling patients to register for general medical services with GP practices and for Covid-19 vaccinations, regardless of immigration status...
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Londonwide LMCs summary briefing: Health and Care Bill 2021 (21 Jul 2021)

Innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all. Full draft text of the Bill. Timing The Health and Care Bill received its first reading on 6 July...
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NHS 73rd anniversary video (20 Jul 2021)

The health service has accomplished a lot, especially in the past year. We have made this video to recognise the momentous efforts made by GPs, practice staff and others working...
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Tips of the Month July 2021 (20 Jul 2021)

We provide weekly 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...
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GP Data for Planning and Research suspended until tests met (20 Jul 2021)

On 19 July NHS Digital announced it is setting three tests for the data collection associated with the GP Data for Planning and Research project (GPDfPR).These tests are: The...
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Reminder: Londonwide LMCs mask wearing poster for practices (19 Jul 2021)

Reminder: Londonwide LMCs mask wearing poster for practices Practices can download and...
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Face covering requirements in practices (16 Jul 2021)

NHS England confirmed on 15 July 2021 that Public Health England’s infection prevention and control (IPC) guidance still applies to patient-facing healthcare settings, ahead of the law around mask wearing...
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