Londonwide LMCs' April 2021 newsletter

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April 2021 Newsletter

Election nominations open – stand for your LMC

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Whatever your experience, please nominate yourself for your LMC by 28 May. It is also important to update your details with us, so you can stand and vote in the LMC elections.
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2021/22 QOF and standardised appointments

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We have produced new guidance on these changes and collected some of the key pieces of contract guidance from NHS England.
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Vaccine guidance

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Over the last month new guidance has come out regarding AstraZeneca vaccine blood clot concerns, vaccinating pregnant women and the approval of the Moderna vaccine.
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Provider Selection Consultation response

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We have responded to the NHS England provider selection consultation, which sought feedback on how ICS will procure services.

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Flu vaccine supply for 50-64 year olds

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NHS England has confirmed that practices are expected to order flu vaccine stock for inoculating people aged 50-64 during the 2021/22 flu campaign.
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Resource of the Month

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Find out about the election process, getting involved and being an LMC member.
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Guidance Updates

GPC newsletter
LMC development fund survey
King’s Fund place-based partnership report
Frontline health worker vaccination self-referral resumed
Suspension of D4 requirement for lorry and bus licence renewals
BMA race report
India covid fund

Londonwide Diary

May

04 World Asthma Day
10 Mental Health Awareness Week
12 International Nurses Day
19 Contraception update
28 Close of LMC elections nominations

June

01 PCSE pensions move online
09 Coaching and mentoring for practice managers
11 Resilience and staff wellbeing for practice managers
14 Cervical Screening Awareness Week

 

Stress awareness month

April is Stress Awareness Month, which we are marking with a series of videos highlighting how GPs are managing their own workplace stress during the pandemic and supporting each other.

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Also this month...  

International Nurses Day – tell us your stories

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We are looking for examples of how working through the pandemic has affected nurses in general practice, ahead of International Nurses Day next month.

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GP Forward View five years on

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The GP Forward View was published in April 2016, with a number of aims and aspirations that were to be delivered within five years. We take stock of the main quantifiable ambitions of the document.

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Remember to use BEAM to LMC to highlight the pressure you are under

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Our BEAM to LMC mobile app, which enables you to tell us about the pressures you are under from commissioners and others, is proving popular. Make sure you check the app for push notifications.

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Media and public affairs round-up

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On 28 April, Pulse published an opinion piece by Dr Lisa Harrod-Rothwell, our Deputy CEO, reflecting on the GP Forward View. On 7 April Management in Practice covered our latest workforce survey results. On 28 March our communications team arranged contact with GP sources for an Observer article on how GPs avoid vaccine wastage. We have also provided information for queries from Pulse, GPOnline, the HSJ and the Independent during April.

We continue to be very active in promoting the interests of London GPs and practice staff on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. If you have an example of general practice doing something well which could make a news story please get in touch. We also support practices that are approached with media requests. You can find details here.

 

 

Got a story? Email us at comms@lmc.org.uk.
Deadline for next month's submissions is 12 May.
Download your resources from our GP State of Emergency website.

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Last updated : 19 May 2021

 

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