Topic: Communications

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.

Communications
Rebuild General Practice
Last Reviewed Date
13/12/2023

Keep Patients Safe. Protect the NHS. Rebuild General Practice.

Communications
| Governance & Confidentiality
| National Policies / Procedures
NHS.UK – Responding to Negative Feedback
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

GPC has been made aware that there is some confusion concerning the procedures in place when a practice receives notification of negative comments posted on the NHS.UK website.

Communications
| Practice Policies
The Future of General Practice
Last Reviewed Date
09/08/2023

You may remember that just under a year ago, Wessex LMCs highlighted a review of General Practice that was being undertaken by the Health and Social Care Parliamentary Committee.

Communications
Social Media & Website Comments
Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023

The impact of social media on the workplace is increasing and the LMC is receiving a growing number of queries from practices on how to manage social media issues both internally and externally.

Communications
Wessex LMCS in the Media
Last Reviewed Date
27/09/2023

Recorded television and radio interviews with Wessex LMCs. Plus press releases and news articles.

Communications
Key Patient and Media Messages
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

The messages outlined will help enable General Practice to devote its resource to deliver safe and effective patient care.

Communications
| Support
GP Appointment Data (GPAD)
Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023

GPAD dashboards have been created to support practices, PCNs and ICBs. NHSE say, all dashboards will steadily be improved to support enhancing data quality and delivery towards the Primary Care Access Recovery Plan.

Communications
Interpreting and Translation Services
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

Primary Care Commissioners i.e. ICBs are responsible for providing Interpreting and Translation Services in Primary Care.

Interpreters provide a service for patients, carers and clinicians to help them understand each other when they do not speak the same language.

Communications
| Support

13 September 2016: GPC launched template letters for GP practices to push back on instances where hospitals breach new requirements in the standard contract.