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November 2016 newsletter

  November 2016 Newsletter Workforce survey Our latest workforce survey goes live tomorrow (Friday 25 November) and will gather insight to share with key opinion formers and stakeholders. GP principals and practice managers should check their inboxes for an email from ComRes. READ MORE   ► Christmas appeal We will be collecting underwear and socks […]

October 2016 newsletter

October 2016 Newsletter Practice merger guidance More practices are choosing to merge as a way of meeting the workforce and financial challenges that GPs face. We have produced a new guide to help practices through this process. DOWNLOAD   ► Five Year Forward View – two years on In October 2014 the NHS Five Year […]

September 2016 Newsletter

September 2016 Newsletter Patient engagement survey shows patients support us Patient engagement survey indicates patient participation groups can and are being effective in supporting practices. READ MORE   ► Capita / PCSE delays in performers list applications The BMA has provided advice for newly qualified GPs and their employers on delays to Performers List applications. […]

August 2016 newsletter

August 2016 Newsletter New requirements for hospitals to ease GP workload Londonwide LMCs has written to hospital CEOs regarding the six new requirements in the 2016/17 NHS Standard Contract clarifying the hospital and general practice interface. They are designed to reduce avoidable extra workload for GPs and help release time. We have also created a […]

July 2016 newsletter

July 2016 Newsletter Londonwide LMCs’ workforce survey Our latest survey of London GP practices, conducted by ComRes, found that 35 are considering closure, half have a vacancy and two-fifths expect a GP to retire in next three years. Department of Work and Pensions appeals template letter We have produced emergency guidance for practice teams on […]

June 2016 newsletter

June 2016 Newsletter LMC Elections We are pleased to confirm that six constituencies will be going to ballot, following the closure of nominations for the LMC elections on Friday 3 June 2016. Voting will be open from Thursday 23 June to Wednesday 13 July 2016. New Medical Directors Join Londonwide LMCs Four new medical directors […]

May 2016 newsletter

News and views from the professional voice of general practice in London May 2016 Newsletter LMC Annual Conference 2016 Dr Michelle Drage provides her perspective on last week’s national LMC Conference and details of the Londonwide LMCs contribution to it. Patient engagement Effective patient engagement delivers benefits for both practices and patients. That is why […]

Londonwide LMCs’ April 2016 Newsletter

  April 2016 Newsletter Stand. Vote. Engage. The 2016 LMC Elections Nominations for elections to your LMC open early next month, we encourage everyone to stand. Read a recently elected vice-chair’s view in our latest update. Updated Letter Templates Our GP Resilience site has a new BMA template letter for responding to requests to follow […]

Londonwide LMCs’ March 2016 Newsletter

  March 2016 Newsletter LMC Letters to London Trusts LMCs across London have recently written to their local Trusts in support of their Junior Doctor colleagues, echoing their concerns about the safety of the new contract which is set to be imposed. Budget 2016 This week the Chancellor delivered his 2016 Budget Statement.   New […]