Thank you to all those who responded to our survey on non-medical supplies and services in the event of a no-deal Brexit. We have been able to fill a gap in the Department of Health and Social Care’s understanding.
Practices need to be aware that following the introduction of the SNOMED-CT coding in 2018/19, NHS Digital’s business rules team has been converting and mapping the READ and CTV3 codes into SNOMED. This has proven difficult and complex.
The Data Security and Protection Toolkit is an online self-assessment toolkit that must be submitted by 31 March 2019. The toolkit has to be used by all organisations that have access to NHS patient data and clinical systems.
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.