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General guidance

How to safely retrospectively amend GP medical records

Background The GP Support Team at Londonwide LMCs have been involved in several cases over the last few months in which a GP has got into difficulty on the basis that they have retrospectively amended the records in a non-transparent way. The cases have usually involved an adverse outcome and whilst it has been the […]

General guidance

Professional protection from a medical defence organisation (MDO)

Prior to the introduction of the Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP), it was a legal requirement for a GP to be a member of an organisation that provided them with indemnity against a clinical negligence claim made by a patient. This was most commonly achieved by membership of one of the main medical […]

Covid-19 guidance

Covid-19 vaccination: medical exemption certificates guidance

As part of the GP contract update (The National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts and Personal Medical Services Agreements) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 ( from October 2021, GPs became required to action requests from patients regarding Medical Exemption Certificates for Covid vaccination and testing. Read our guidance here.