Londonwide LMCs’ October 2018 newsletter

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October 2018 Newsletter

Updated London Strategic Commissioning Framework

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The ‘Next Steps’ document, outlining the vision of the London Clinical Cabinet, has been released by NHS England London and shared with STPs and CCGs.

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National data opt-out

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As of 1 October, practices should signpost patients to ‘Your NHS Data Matters’ rather than using type 2 opt-out codes.

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Feedback on Partnership Review interim report

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The GP Partnership Review team have produced an interim report, which we will be discussing with them on the evening of Monday 3 December. Please email us your feedback on the report or let us know if you would like to attend the round-table event.

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Recognition of overseas qualifications in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit

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The Government has issued a technical notice setting out how official recognition of overseas professional qualifications, including those of doctors and nurses, would work in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.

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Budget 2018 look ahead

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We speculate how the NHS’s extra £20bn will be funded in Budget 2018 on 29 October.

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Resource of the Month

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Our checklist of what needs to be done to keep your practice contractually compliant during the festive season.
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Guidance Updates

GPC news
Sessional GP newsletter
Winter indemnity scheme
NHS Improvement EpiPen advice
Beam to LMC app

Londonwide Diary

October

18Dr Michelle Drage speaking at Best Practice
25Dr Michelle Drage speaking at London Health Board Annual Conference
25Introduction to Medical Terminology
29Budget 2018
31Consultation Skills Workshop

November

01Clinical Supervision for General Practice Nurses
07Changes in Employment Law

December

05Infection Prevention and Control Update
12Universal Health and Mental Health Coverage conference

Being an effective LMC

How do LMCs work to resolve problems on behalf of their constituents? Thoughts from some of our LMC chairs.

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Also this month…

Updated Capita/PCSE claims guidance

imageThe BMA have updated their guidance on escalating claims for losses against Capita/ PCSE.

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Rethinking Medicine summary

imageRead a summary of our recent event considering how general practice can adapt to use more non-clinical approaches to improve patient care.

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Join the December intake for our General Practice Manager Blended Learning Programme

imageEnrolment for our innovative blended learning programme is now open. The programme is aimed at new, experienced and returning practice managers. Professional accreditation is provided by the Royal College of General Practitioners and the programme is also accredited with 106 CPD points from the CPD Standards Office.

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Media and public affairs round-up

imageOn 9 October Dr Lisa Harrod-Rothwell, Deputy Chief Executive of Londonwide LMCs, spoke at Public Policy Exchange’s event on The Future of Primary Care. On 8 October Pulse covered our response to the ‘Digital-First’ consultation. Read the full article here and our full response here.

We continue to be very active in promoting the interests of London GPs and practice staff on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn. If you have an example of general practice doing something well which you think would make a news story please get in touch. 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 comms@lmc.org.uk.
Deadline for next month’s submissions is 14 November.
Download your resources from our GP State of Emergency website.
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Last updated : 31 Oct 2018