There will be an absolute one percent increase in contract value this year, with some further targeted funding to assist with specific operating costs.
Nursing Associate consultation
Read Londonwide LMCs’ response to HEE’s consultation on the proposed new position of Nursing Associate can be seen here.
LMC Liaison and queries to GPC
The BMA have changed their Policy Directorate and the way that they work with LMCs, including changing the LMC liaison officer role.
Patient Online detailed coded record (DCR) deadline is 31 March 2016
The end of this month is the deadline for enabling online access to patients’ detailed coded record (DCR). Practices have until 31 March 2016 to switch this on.
Be clear on cancer – blood in pee national campaign
The national campaign aims to remind people about the importance of seeing a doctor promptly if they notice ‘blood in pee’.
Training and development events
An update on our training events supporting GPs and their practice staff in a challenging environment.
Our workforce survey continues to get coverage, being reported on the front page of the Kensington and Chelsea News and our CEO, Dr Michelle Drage, appeared on London Live News to discuss it on 3 March. Michelle has recently spoken about resilience and battling burnout at two events, Commissioning Live on 3 March and the Family Doctor Association on 3 February.
Dr Elliott Singer, one of our medical directors, wrote a piece for Pulse magazine on revalidation (requires free registration to access), published on 1 March.
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Deadline for next month’s submissions is 6 April.