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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 […]

February 2016 newsletter

Londonwide LMCs Newsletter February 2016 Newsletter November workforce survey findings published Our most recent workforce survey shows the increasing pressure London practices face from GP shortages. The results will feed into decision making across sectors. It also attracted media coverage, contributing to our ongoing work to make the case for securing the future of general […]

Londonwide LMCs’ January 2016 Newsletter

Londonwide LMCs Newsletter January 2016 Newsletter Special LMC Conference motions The motions for the Special LMC Conference on 30 January have been published. Londonwide staff will be present on the day. Junior doctors’ industrial action London GP practices worked hard to provide services during the junior doctors’ strike, which also highlighted widespread public support for […]