Guidance

Contract/PMS/GMS/APMS
| Legal
| National Policies / Procedures
| Support
Regulations
Last Reviewed Date
02/04/2024

GMS Contracts,  Regulation Amendments

Support
Understanding Advice and Guidance
Last Reviewed Date
19/03/2024

Advice and guidance is promoted by NHS England with the aim of relieving pressure on secondary care services and reducing unnecessary referrals by enabling primary care clinicians to communicate with secondary care services.

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.

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.

Support
Practice Manager Supporter – Matt Perkins
Last Reviewed Date
28/12/2023

Hi, my name is Matt Perkins, and I am the Business Manager at Coastal Medical Partnership, a merged practice of 33,000 patients in the New Forest Area, split over 5 buildings in the New Milton and Lymington area. We have 22 GP Partners, employ around 150 staff, and are a single PCN / single practice.

Support
Support around Drink Spiking
Last Reviewed Date
20/12/2023

The recent spate of drink spiking and injecting and extensive media coverage has heightened awareness of the risk, especially to young women going out, and not surprisingly has made many anxious and nervous.

Support
New Practice Manager Checklist
Last Reviewed Date
20/12/2023

This document is intended to help identify the numerous tasks that need to be undertaken by the practice management team throughout the year. It is not claimed that it is a complete list, nor will some of the tasks apply to all GP Practices as some will depend on the ICBs local commissioned scheme. Other practices will have different IT systems than shown in this document.

Support
GPAS – General Practice Alert State
Last Reviewed Date
19/12/2023

Be part of a new national project that converts practice data into an equivalent OPEL assessment which in turn can be used to indicate to the broader system the strain General Practice is under and to trigger a response from our system partners . . .

Revalidation / Appraisals
| Support
Practice Manager Supporters
Last Reviewed Date
13/12/2023

Wessex LMCs is delighted to offer support to Practice Managers through our Practice Manager Supporters who are based throughout Wessex.