Section: GP

About Us
| Communications

As an organisation, Wessex LMCs is here to represent and support GPs, Practice Managers, Nurses, and the rest of the Primary Care Team.

Health and Safety
| Prescribing
| Urgent Care
The Emergency Doctors Bag
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What drugs should I carry or have accessible?

Vaccs / Childhood Imms / Flu
Flu Programme 2024/25
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Please note, this webpage is a working document that we will update if and when further advice and guidance is published. It is recommended that you check back from time to time to ensure you have the most up to date copy.

Understanding Advice and Guidance
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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.

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 around Drink Spiking
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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
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Information about prescribing and prescriptions in General Practice.

About Us
About Us
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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
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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
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Alphabetical listing of all Wessex LMCs podcasts and videos 

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