We provide weekly tips based on common queries which come through to us from London GPs and practice teams. These are shared via social media and collated for this newsletter.
Prescriptions for sexually transmitted infections need to be endorsed by the prescriber to allow free dispensing at pharmacies. This is intended as a stop gap and practices will be told when IT updates have automated this process. #tipoftheweek
— Londonwide LMCs (@LondonwideLMCs) June 13, 2019
The new GP Contract makes contraceptive services an Essential Service under GMS, meaning practices can no longer opt-out of providing them. #tipoftheweek
— Londonwide LMCs (@LondonwideLMCs) June 7, 2019
Practices are now required to provide 1 daily appointment per 3,000 patients for booking by NHS111. These appointments are only for registered patients and can be released for practice bookings if not used. #tipoftheweek
— Londonwide LMCs (@LondonwideLMCs) May 30, 2019