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Practice Nurse Newsletter - August 2018

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Thursday, 9 Aug 2018 Dear All Hope this finds you well and you have both survived and enjoyed the sun and heat over the last few weeks. Attached is the August...

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Thursday, 8 Mar 2018

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Thursday, 8 Mar 2018 Dear All Sue Clarke, Head of Workforce and Education - South Eastern Hampshire/Fareham and Gosport Hampshire CCG Partnership has kindly...

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Thursday, 11 Jan 2018

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 Dear All, Happy New Year! I hope that you have not been too inundated with coughs and colds and not yet succumbed to the same! I have...

Nurses with extended role and referral to Radiology - UPDATE

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Wednesday , 7 Jun 2017 Dear All Following the below email I sent yesterday relating to nurses with an extended role being able to refer to radiology at Hampshire...

Practice Nurse Newsletter June 2017

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Monday, 5 Jun 2017 Welcome to June's Practice Nurse Newsletter, I hope you will find it useful and informative and would welcome ideas, suggestions and topics for...

On behalf of the Pensions Agency – New Locum A and B forms

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Thursday, 13 Apr 2017 - for all GPs who do Locum work (We have sent this email to all GPs as we recognise that some GPs will combine Locum work with another role,...

Hot off the press! General Practice Nursing Workforce Development Plan

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Friday, 10 Mar 2017 Plan unveiled to try and attract more nurses to primary care The long awaited General Practice Nursing Workforce Development Plan has been...

Hot Off The Press!

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Wednesday, 25 Jan 2017 Dear All The NMC have agreed to regulate the role of the Nursing Associate please see the article...

Reinvestment of PMS Premium, considerations for PMS & GMS practices

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Thursday 23rd July 2015 The LMC has been heavily involved with the PMS Review process in the Bath & North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire areas. Through this...

Workforce Minimum Data Set - deadline for submission extended

Email sent to all Practice Managers by Wessex LMCs, on Friday, 29 May 2015 Following on from my previous email, I have been informed by HSCIC that the deadline for submission of the Workforce...

New Lunch and Learn Training Resource - Chaperone Training

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Friday, 22 May 2015 Dear Everyone We have just launched a new Lunch and Learn Training Resource for our practices on Chaperone Training. These resources offer a...

What do you want from a paediatric service?

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 We have all noticed the dramatic increase in acute, unplanned patient contact across the health service in recent years. General Practice has...

Practices with NHS Property Services as Landlords

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Friday, 7 Nov 2014 Dear Colleagues, The new Heads of Terms from NHS Property Services have been shared with us. We have taken the initiative to seek an independent...

New Dementia Identification Scheme – Enhanced Service - FAQ

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 New Dementia Identification Scheme - Enhanced Service - FAQ NHS England has announced a new dementia identification scheme enhanced service...

Correction of Advice on The Administration of Live Vaccines and Scam Alerts

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Friday, 31 Oct 2014 Correction of Advice on The Administration of Live Vaccines and Scam Alerts Dear all, ADMINISTERING FLU, PNEUMOCCOCCAL AND SHINGLES...

QoF changes October 2014

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 to all GPs and Practice Managers I was rather confused about the proposed changes to QoF that were recently announced. When I tried to explain...

Dementia - an LMC Update for your CPD folder

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Friday, 3 Oct 2014 Background There are nearly 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, and about 26,500 people in Hampshire. This figure is increasing significantly...

Summer email update

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 Issue date:21st August 2014 Wessex LMC email update Content highlights 1. General Practice Update There is quite a lot going on at the...

The LMC’s view on Cancer

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 Read this email and consider the contents. This should count for at least and hour of CPD and if you implement any of the suggestions you...

Funded training for Nurses based in general practice

Email sent by Wessex LMCs to all GPs and PMs in Health Education Wessex, on Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 Below is the text of a letter I sent out with my last email update. So far 11 practices have...

Naming and shaming of GPs - cancer

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 Dear Colleague I hope you will have read my letter to local papers in response to the article in the Daily Mail on Sunday. In case you missed...

Open letter re: Proposed naming and shaming of GPs who fail to diagnose cancer

30th June 2014 Open letter re: Proposed naming and shaming of GPs who fail to diagnose cancer. It has been widely reported in the national media that the Government is proposing to introduce a...

Summary of QoF changes 2014/5

Link to Summary of QoF Changes

Launch of iPad and iPhone App for Wessex LMCs website

Email sent by Wessex LMCs to all GPs and PMs, on 18/06/2014. We are aware that many PMs and GPs look at our website for information. Today we have launched an iPad and iPhone App. to make it...

Appraisal and Revalidation - New Learning Diary

Email sent by Wessex LMCs to all GPs and PMs in Wessex, on 18/06/2014. We have worked with FourteenFish to improve the popular free Learning Diary on the RevalidationToolkit & myLMC website....

GPC's Campaign - Your GP Cares

Email sent by Wessex LMCs to all GPs and PMs in Wessex, on 26/05/2014. Your profession needs your support Your GP Cares is a campaign that was launched recently by the GPC to highlight the...

Charging patients and the debate at the LMC Conference

Email sent by Wessex LMCs to all GPs and PMs on 23/05/2014 Over the last 2 days all LMCs have been meeting in York for their Annual Conference. The allows all LMCs in the country to gather and...

Charging patients and the debate at the LMC Conference

Email sent by Wessex LMCs to all GPs and PMs on 23/05/2014 Over the last 2 days all LMCs have been meeting in York for their Annual Conference. The allows all LMCs in the country to gather and...

Charging patients and the debate at the LMC Conference

Email sent by Wessex LMCs to all GPs and PMs on 23/05/2014 Over the last 2 days all LMCs have been meeting in York for their Annual Conference. The allows all LMCs in the country to gather and...

LMC Update 18th May 2014

LMCs will be gathering in York this week for our national conference. The future of general practice will dominate the debate.

Contract Changes for 2014/5

The LMC is being asked for more details to enable practices to implement the changes and also to calculate budgets for the forthcoming year. I hope the summary below will be helpful.

Guidance on 2014/5 contract

Email sent by Wessex LMCs to all GPs and PMs, on 31/03/2014. This is to let you know that the joint guidance for the 14 / 15 GP contract in England has now been published, here...