Guidance

Patient Transport
Patient Transport
Last Reviewed Date
13/02/2024

Non-Emergency Patient Transport Services (NEPTS) are typified by the non-urgent, planned, transportation of patients with a medical need for transport to and from a premises providing NHS healthcare and between NHS healthcare providers.

Fees / Charges
Costing a Service
Last Reviewed Date
07/02/2024

Template for Costing a Service.

Referring to Radiology and Ultrasound
Last Reviewed Date
24/01/2024

PLEASE NOTE: This page is currently under review as due for an update.

Shared care is a term used within the NHS to describe the situation where a specialist doctor wishes to pass some of the patient’s care, such as prescription of medication, over to their general practitioner (GP).

Education
| Support
Practice Manager Updates Podcasts and Videos
Last Reviewed Date
04/01/2024

An opportunity for PMs to hear the latest guidance for practices from the team at Wessex LMCs

Health and Wellbeing
| Occupational Health
| Support
GP Support Offer
Last Reviewed Date
03/01/2024

A core part of the role of Wessex LMCs is pastoral support. The LMC offers one to one support for GPs and Practice Managers. The LMC aims to support and develop individuals as they progress through their careers to support your practice and YOU.

Fees / Charges
| Legal
Death Certification
Last Reviewed Date
03/01/2024

The LMC receives many queries on the subject of death certification, cremation and Coronial regulations. It is incumbent on those working with the bereaved to recognise that these processes can cause significant distress to them.

Education
| Revalidation / Appraisals
| Support

This guide has been written to help you navigate the final few months of your GP training. By now you will be totally au fait with your ePortfolio and what is required of you as a GP trainee. As you qualify the rules change again and up until now there hasn’t been a clear checklist of all the expected processes you need to do from all the different organisations.

About Us
Last Reviewed Date
02/01/2024

Wessex Local Medical Committees (LMCs) is the representative team, on behalf of the LMC Committees, covering all GPs and their Practices, operating across the counties of Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Bath & North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide services to the Islands of Jersey and Guernsey.

Contract/PMS/GMS/APMS
| National Policies / Procedures
NHS and Private Treatment
Last Reviewed Date
29/12/2023

This is a complex area and needs careful navigating to ensure you don’t fall foul of the GMS/PMS Regulations.