Guidance

Health and Wellbeing
| Registrations

The GMS Regulations will be amended to allow for armed forces personnel within a specified cohort to be registered with a GP practice for longer than three months and up to a maximum of two years.

Health and Wellbeing
Fitness to Fly in Pregnancy
Last Reviewed Date
19/03/2024
Health and Safety
| Health and Wellbeing
| Practice Policies

Patient safety is central to General Practice, with learning from mistakes or “near misses” an important personal learning and practice / professional responsibility.

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.

Employment / Contracts / HR
| Finance / Pensions / Retirement
| Health and Wellbeing
Pensions – Ill Health Retirement
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

Depending on your situation and condition there are different options available. You can apply for a particular type but the option awarded will be decided by a medical assessor.

Health and Wellbeing
LMC Guide to Ear Care
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

Ear irrigation is not stipulated within the GMS contract. The GP registered nurse/health care professional has a duty under contract to assess the patient, undertake the appropriate examination and decide whether ear irrigation is the best course of action.

Governance & Confidentiality
| Health and Wellbeing
| Safeguarding

Enduring Power of Attorney, General Power of Attorney, Lasting Power of Attorney, Living Wills or Advance Medical Directives, The difference between Living Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney (Personal and Welfare).

Education
| Health and Wellbeing
| Support

Educational podcasts and videos focusing on Resilience, Wellbeing and Support.

Don’t forget to log your learning points & reflections as part of your CPD. CQC are particularly keen to see any evidence of your learning and how you apply it

Health and Wellbeing
| Mental Health / Learning Disabilities / Carers

The NHS GP Health Service (GPH) is a service for GPs or GP trainees across England, with issues relating to mental health concerns or addiction problems, often where this might be affecting their work.

Health and Wellbeing
| Support
Self Management and Long Term Conditions
Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023

The Self management programme is for people who are living with a chronic (long-term) condition.