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LMC Update June 2019

LMC Update December 2018

Email Update - Wessex LMCs Sept 2018

Wessex LMCs email update July 24th 2018

Wessex LMCs update 20th Mar 2018

LMC update - October 2017 - part 2

LMC Update Sept 2017

LMC Email update July 2017

LMC Update June 2017 - part 2

LMC Update 2nd April 2017

Hot off the press! General Practice Nursing Workforce Development Plan

Email update from the LMC

Email update from Carole Cusack, Lisa Harding (Directors of Primary Care) & Michelle Lombardi (Assistant Director of Primary Care) - Jan 2015

Summer email update

Director of Primary Care Email Update - April 2014

084 Telephone Numbers

24 Hour Retirement for GPs

Accepting a Police Caution

Advanced Decisions & Advance Care Planning

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Age Discrimination & How To Prevent It


Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS)

Antibiotic Prescribing in the Community

Aortic Aneurysm Screening

APHO - Practice Profiles

Are You (and your Partners) Fit for Practice?

Avoiding Employing Illegal Workers

Blue Badge Scheme

BMA Template Letters for Breaches to Standard Hospital Contract in England

Bowel Cancer

British Pharmaceutical Industry's Code of Practice

Business Continuity Plans

Business Planning and Processes / Transfer of Secondary Care Work


Car Parks

CCG Constitutions

Certification - Bus Pass

Certification - Chargeable

Certification - Child Performers

Certification - Continuing Healthcare

Certification - Deaths

Certification - Dentists

Certification - Jury Service

Certification - Low Calorie Diets

Certification - Non Chargeable

Certification - Notes for School Children

Certification - Parachute Jumps

Certification - Patients Claiming Benefits

Certification - SCUBA

Certification - Shared Lives

Certification - Sickness

Cervical Cytology - Keeping up to date


Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes Indicator Set (CCG OIS)

Coil Fitting

Community Pharmacy - A Guide for GPs



Confidentiality - Recycling

Confidentiality after Death


Costing a Service

Covid-19 - Advice from Professional and Patient Societies

Covid-19 - Clinical Guidance

Covid-19 - PPE

Covid-19 - Practice Nurses

Covid-19 - Practice Privacy Notices

Covid-19 - Remote Consultations and IT

Covid-19 - Returning Doctors/Nurses/AHPs and Volunteers (including DBS)

Covid-19 - Staff sick pay and other employment terms

Covid-19 - Useful Links and Resources

Covid-19 - Vulnerable Patients (including Shielding)

Covid-19 How to find your local Health Protection Agency

Covid-19 MED3 Sick Notes

Covid-19 Practical and Operational Issues

Covid-19 Templates and Risk Assessments

CQC - Challenging the CQC

CQC Interview Questions for "Registered Managers"

CQC Mythbuster Updates

Data Sharing - General Principles

DBS: Risk Assessing Staff for a DBS Check

DBS: Wessex LMC and Client Agreement

DBS: Transportable DBS Check (Update Service)

Dental Problems

Dilemma: Singlehander struggling to retire...

Directed Enhanced Services

Drug Driving

Duration of Prescriptions and 7 day Prescribing

DVLA - Consent for the Release of Relevant Medical Information

Ebola - Additional information about Ebola Virus Disease

Ebola - Managing Patients Who Require Assessment for Ebola Virus Disease (PHE Update: 17 October 2014)

Electronic Prescribing EPS

Employment Contract Clauses

Employment Support Allowance (ESA)

Equality Act 2010

Extended Hours DES

FGM Requirements for NHS Staff


Find Your 1% (QUIP Agenda)

Flu 2020/21

Free Choice

Friends and Family Test (FFT)

Friends and Family Test (FFT) - Options Available & Guidance

GDPR Headlines

General Practice Contract

General Practice Nurse

Getting Involved

GMS Contract Changes 2018/19

GP Contract Agreement 2019/20

GP Health Service & Financial Support for Doctors in Difficulty

GP Leadership Fellows

GP Support and Development Scheme

GP Workload Tool

Group Consultations - Shared Medical Appointments

Guidance on Attending a Coroner’s Inquest

HCA Competency Standards

Head Injury Assessment for Sport

Health and Safety

Health Care Assistant

Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) & Care Certificate

Hepatitis B and Occupational Health

How GPs Learn from Serious Case Reviews (Webinar Recording)

HPV Vaccination


Incapacity Benefit Appeals

Individual GP Level Data - CQRS

Infection Control

Infection Control in General Practice

Infectious Diseases Notification


Information Governance Support

Internet Pharmacies

Interpreting and Translation Services

Jury Service for GPs

LMC Buying Groups Federation

LMC Guide to Ear Care

Local Workforce Issues – A Future Model?

Locum / Sessional Education & Training

Locum / Sessional GP Appraisal and Revalidation

Locum Pensions / Indemnity / Finances

Managing Bariatric Patients

Mandatory Certificate For Council Tax Discount Due To Severe Mental Impairment

Medical Records - Adopted Children

Medical Records - Handling and Retention

Meningitis B Vaccination Programme

Message in a bottle

Midwife Requests for Diamorphine "Just in Case"

Newsletters / Updates for Sessionals

NHS Acronym Buster

NHS e-Referral Service

NHS Five Year Forward View

NHS Pathways

NHSE GP Resilience Programme

Non-Medical Prescribing Guidance for Prescribers In General Practice

Nursing Associates

Nursing Homes and Residential Homes

Out of Area Registrations and In Hours Urgent Primary Medical Services (Enhanced Service)

Out of Hours Session and Medical Defence Cover Apr 2011

Parental Responsibility, Access to Children’s Medical Records and Parental Disputes.

Partners - Retiring and New



Pastoral Support

Paternity tests

Patient Feedback & Surveys

Patient Registration

Patient Specific Directions (PSDs) and Patient Group Directions (PGDs)


Patients Travelling Abroad - Prescriptions & Advice

PCN - Clinical Pharmacists Transfer Deadline

PCN - Financial & Legal Opinions

PCN - Funding

PCN - Podcasts

PCN - Social Prescribing

PCN - What is a PCN?

PCN Workforce

Personal Administration Fees

Pharmacy - Prescription Direction

PM Key Websites

PM Training Materials and Key Websites - Pre-Reading for Time Management Course : Jane Dawes Video

Police Requests

Possible New GP Training Rotas

Potentially Avoidable Appointments

Practice Manager Appraisals

Practice Mergers - Merger Pack & Top Tips

Pre-employment health questionnaires

Prescribing - Self Prescribing & Family Members

Prescribing - Bowel Preparations for Endoscopic Investigations

Prescribing - Co-proxamol

Prescribing - Low Molecular Weight Heparins

Prescribing - Repeat

Prescribing and Dispensing

Prescription Security - How Secure is your Practice?

Primary Care Networks (PCNs)

Pulse Career Pathways: What is it like to be a portfolio GP?

Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)

Quality First: Managing workload to deliver safe patient care

Recording Telephone Conversations

Referral Management Schemes / Referral Incentive Schemes

Release of Data without Consent

Removing Patients from Practice Lists

Retainers & Returners

Rubella Immunisation for Women of Childbearing Age

Safeguarding: Online Training for Child Safeguarding

Safeguarding: Frequently Asked Questions

Salaried Employment Terms

Self Management

Sending Patient Confidential Data via email

Seniority - GP Educators

Smoking Cessation Prior To Surgery

Social Media & Website Comments


Staff and Confidentiality

Stalking and Harassment

Starting As A Locum

Sudden Death on Practice Premises

Support for GP's - What is available?

Support for Locums / Sessional GPs

Tackling common problems for new GPs

Template Letter for Transfer of Secondary Care

The Cameron Fund

The Drug Tariff

The Emergency Doctors Bag

The Future of Primary Care, Ongoing Support For The Management Of The Practice & Innovations

The Healthy Leg Club Concept

The independent investigation into sexism and sexual harassment at the BMA.

The Process of Being Revalidated

The Voluntary Multiple Community Provider Contract

Tips and Info on Locuming as a GP

Transfer of Health Visiting Services to Local Authority Public Health

Transforming Primary Care

Transgender Patients / Gender Reassignment

Travel Vaccinations

Travelling with Prescribed Drugs

Update to GP Contract 20/21 - 23/24

Used Medication and Dressings

Vaccines and Immunisations - Guidance for Practices

Varicella Vaccination

Vault Smear

Wessex Healthier Together

When do I refer a patient to the DVLA?

Workforce Management

Workforce Minimum Data Set

You have been referred to see a Specialist

Zero Tolerance

Zika Guidance for Primary Care