Why being able to summarise medical records still matters in the digital age
Trainer Hilary Andrews explains why the move to electronic records means having non-clinical staff who can summarise notes is still a valuable asset.
|Also this month…|
Tips of the month
|A round-up of our weekly practical tips shared during January, based on common queries we received from GPs and practice teams.|
|The BMA’s General Practitioners Committee (GPC) are holding a roadshow in the afternoon on Thursday 15 February in London. The GPC Executive team will be explaining the contract changes for 2018/19 and taking questions. Note: this event was moved from 7 March.|
General Practitioner Committee elections
|Two seats in London are up for election in the latest round of elections to the BMA’s GPC. Nominations are now open.|
Media and public affairs round-up
|On 13 January, The Times covered our campaign to push-back against inappropriate requests for school sick notes. 17 January saw Londonwide LMCs running media training for four LMC members from Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest and Bromley.|
We continue to be very active in promoting the interests of London GPs and practice staff on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. We also support practices that are approached with media requests. You can find details of how to get support here.
|Got a story? Email us at email@example.com.|
Deadline for next month’s submissions is 14 Feb.
|Download your resources from our GP State of Emergency website.|
Last updated : 26 Jan 2018