Section: GP

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).

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.

Prescribing and Prescriptions
Last Reviewed Date
13/12/2023

Information about prescribing and prescriptions in General Practice.

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.

Tissue Viability
Tissue / Organ Donation
Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023

The majority of people are in favour of donation regardless of ethnicity or religious preference and generally family members are not distressed by being asked about donation, they value the opportunity to consider this option.

A-Z of Educational Resources
Last Reviewed Date
21/12/2023

Alphabetical listing of all Wessex LMCs podcasts and videos 

If you are looking to book training, please see our events calendar

Revalidation / Appraisals
Revalidation for GP Locums
Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023

Revalidation has started and Wessex LMCs are keen to offer support to GP locums with their preparation for revalidation.

Revalidation / Appraisals
Appraisals and Revalidation for GPs
Last Reviewed Date
07/12/2023

Appraisals started as a formative process for GPs. They are now well established and are undertaken to a level of quality that can exceed many other specialities within the NHS.

Education
| Paediatrics
Paediatrics Educational Podcasts and Videos
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

Educational podcasts and videos focusing on Paediatrics.

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

Education
| End of Life Care

Educational podcasts and videos focusing on the Medical Examiner and Death Certificates.

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