The Spring Budget provides no extra money for general practice, £2bn was announced for social care, which the Government is still committed to despite scrapping the National Insurance rise intended to fund it.
GUEST BLOG – Child safeguarding reports – where does your practice stand with local authorities?
With resources squeezed many practices are looking to make sure all the services they provide are properly funded. A number of practices have asked about child safeguarding reports, Vicky Ferlia our Director of GP Support Services, explains what all parties’ obligations are and how they arose.
Fact sheet: Community Health Partnerships and NHS Property Services
Some practices are experiencing substantial increases in premises service charges and difficulties in understanding their invoices. We have produced a fact sheet as part of our activities to support these practices.
Our GP State of Emergency campaign is almost a year old and continues to go from strength-to-strength, with the website just passing 10,000 downloads of template letters, posters and guidance documents.
On 14 March Londonwide LMCs’ CEO Dr Michelle Drage was quoted in GPOnline in an article on regional variations in CQC ratings. On 13 March Michelle was quoted in Pulse in an article covering our work to prevent practice closures. On 8 March Dr Elliott Singer, Medical Director at Londonwide LMCs, was quoted in Pulse’s coverage of the Chancellor’s Spring Budget.
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.
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Deadline for next month’s submissions is 12 April.