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Londonwide LMCs’ GP Professional Support Network

Londonwide LMCs’ GP Professional Support Network provides a single point of online access to match GPs with the most appropriate form of professional support for them. The service is open to all GPs who work within the areas of London covered by Londonwide LMCs, providing confidential, expert and impartial one-to-one advice and support to any individual GP. […]

General guidance

Police requests for information from medical records

Confidentiality is central to medical care. Patients have a right to expect that the information they provide during a consultation is retained confidentially and not shared with other parties. However, there are situations in which confidentiality can be breached with legitimate justification. The GMC provides detailed guidance on this matter in their document ‘Confidentiality’. In […]

General guidance

Premises guidance

Most of this guidance is applicable to practices in NHS Property Services (NHSPS) and Community Health Partnerships premises. Some is applicable to all tenants, such as the rent review process.

General guidance

PCSE claims guidance

GP payments and queries (correct at 12 March 2021) Primary Care Support England (PSCE) has been working hard to make claiming payments a more streamlined service for general practice.  The existing PCSE Online service is being expanded ‘making it easier to submit, track and view payments’, and will also allow ‘easy multiple submissions for payment […]

General guidance

BMA Quality First guidance

Letter templates, guidance, case studies and other practical resources from the BMA’s Quality First campaign to help you manage your daily work. Click here to access the site.  

General guidance

Updated PGD and PSD guidance

The GPC’s guidance on Patient Group Directions (PGD) and Patient Specific Directions (PSD) in general practice was last updated in 2015. There have been no changes to the legislation relating to PGDs during the Covid-19 pandemic. The CQC guidance is helpful too as it references PCNs. Click here to see the BMA’s current guidance.  

General guidance

Focus on vaccines and immunisations – updated November 2020

Updated text (November 2020): The BMA’s guidance of 10 November 2020 on the latest vaccination programme and fees is available by clicking here.   Previous text (June 2012): This revised General Practitioners Committee (GPC) ‘focus on vaccines and immunisations’ guidance has now been updated following the publication of the amendments to the Additional Services section of the NHS Regulations […]