Publication of GP earnings – giving the whole picture
This month Dr Elliott Singer, Londonwide LMCs’ Medical Director, explains how practices can add context to their publication of earnings webpages to show patients the value provided by general practice.
|Also this month…|
Verification/confirmation of death
|We are collating a list of problems experienced by GPs with coroners. Our aim is to minimise the distress caused to bereaved families by the process of certifying and/or investigating deaths and to free-up GPs’ time.|
Health Select Committee demands NHS Digital stop passing data to the Home Office
|The Health Select Committee believe NHS Digital is ‘damaging public trust’ and assisting the Home Office with deportations by passing patients’ address data to them.|
National data opt-out to be introduced alongside the GDPR in May
|The Government has announced that the national data opt-out will be introduced alongside the GDPR on 25 May 2018. It has also been agreed to present the national data opt-out as a single question to cover both research and planning.|
GMC requests for evidence of English language competence
|The House of Commons Library has release updated guidance on what documentation the GMC will accept as evidence that GPs, nurses and pharmacists have sufficient English language skills.|
Media and public affairs round-up
|On 14 March we were quoted in a Pulse article on Hammersmith and Fulham CCG’s tender for an independent evaluation of GP at Hand. 16 March saw Dr Jackie Applebee, Chair of Tower Hamlets LMC, appearing on BBC London news discussing the social factors which contribute to ill-health. On 28 February Dr Michelle Drage, our CEO, wrote a piece in the Huffington Post on the challenges GPs have faced over winter.|
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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Last updated : 18 Apr 2018