M word

 

Dr Michelle Drage's personal briefings for London's general practices.


Mword 31 - We have your backs - 01 December 2016

1 December 2016

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Mword - Issue 30 - 12 September 2016

12 September 2016 Dear...

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M word - Issue 29 - Dr Michelle Drage's latest update for GPs and their practice teams - 09 June 2016

Dear Colleague, I know you’re constantly being bombarded with surveys that take ‘just a few minutes’, most of which take you away from your day’s core work, but as we...

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M word - Issue 28 - 25 April 2016

Dear Colleague, After our exhilarating Annual Conference at Arsenals Emirates Stadium on Wednesday at which we declared a GP State Of Emergency (#GPStateOfEmergency) in London, the next day heralded the much hyped revelation of NHS...

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Mword - Issue 27 - February 2016 now available - 04 February 2016

    4 February 2016 Dear Colleague, If not now, when? Saturday’s Special Conference of LMCs effectively declared a #GPstateofemergency. The #(Hashtag) in front of...

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Mword - Issue 26 - December 2015 now available - 22 December 2015

  22 December 2015 Christmas 2015 edition  Dear Colleague, Christmas is upon us, and trying not to sound like The Queen, we have all had the most Annus...

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Mword - Issue 25 now available - 02 December 2015

Wednesday 2 December 2015 Dear Colleague, Just...

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M Word - Issue 24 - November 2015 now available - 20 November 2015

20 November 2015 Following my message earlier this week, I want to update you further on events over the last 2 days. Yesterday saw an unprecedented 99% of junior...

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M Word - Issue 23 - November 2015 now available - 17 November 2015

17 November 2015 This week will see the arrival of winter with its crisp blue skies and the hope of snowy white flakes falling on Christmas day. And no doubt...

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M Word - Issue 22 - 11 March 2015

I have three resilient and empowering things for you. The first is meant to be reassuring; the second is to urge you to hold fast to the values of general practice when you...

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M Word - Special Edition - GP Resilience - Take Control campaign launched - 10 November 2014

Dear Colleagues.  Building GP Resilience – Take Control 

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M Word - Issue 19 - 02 October 2014

     

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M word - Issue 17 - 13 December 2013

Dear Colleagues, Three things to tell you right now: 1. Yesterday's CQC/media onslaught2. Christmas and New Year Opening3. Valuing General Practice - our assurance to you in this climate of uncertainty and fear...

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M word - Issue 16 - Securing the Future of General Practice in London - 06 September 2013

Dear colleagues, Londonwide LMCs’ General Practice Cares campaign – Securing the Future of General Practice in London I want to bring you up to speed with proactive work we have been doing over the summer on behalf of you, your practice and your patients. As you...

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M word - Issue 15 - 30 May 2013

Dear colleague, As we knuckle down after another week of media onslaught, I  have 3 topics to cover: 1. A brief MMR update2. The latest ideas emanating from the Secretary of State

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M word - Issue 14 - MMR catch up Programme update - 8 May 2013 - 08 May 2013

Dear Colleague,Measles - MMR Catch up Programme UPDATEThank you for all your questions. Here are a few more answers from our GP and practice support team along with some new information covering the following items: 1....

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M word - Issue 13 - MMR catch up Programme update - 30 April 2013 - 30 April 2013

  Dear Colleague Measles - MMR Catch up Programme UPDATE - 30 April 2013 It has now been announced that there will be an MMR vaccination catch-up programme in England. Please look at this letter from NHS England outlining the main...

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M word - Issue 12 - Measles - MMR catch up scheme UPDATE - 26 April 2013

Dear Colleague Measles - MMR catch up scheme UPDATE   Here is an update based on current information and your responses to my message yesterday, for which we are very grateful. ...

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M word - Issue 11 - Measles - MMR Catch up Campaign - 25 April 2013

Dear Colleague Measles - MMR Catch up Campaign As you cannot have missed, The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has announced a national MMR catch up campaign, centred around GPs and practices, for 10-16 year olds. This is what is happening:...

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