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  • Extension of NHS England Winter Indemnity Scheme
    Extension of NHS England Winter Indemnity Scheme

    As you may already be aware, NHS England’s Winter Indemnity Scheme has been extended and will now run until Sunday 30th April 2017. GPC representatives had previously called on NHS England to extend the 31st March deadline to cover the Easter period.

    Read more now…

  • Ongoing Issues with NHSPS
    Ongoing Issues with NHSPS

    The BMA are aware of ongoing issues that practices are experiencing with NHSPS and are taking action to resolve these issues nationally. A recent communication from the BMA to practices is available here.

    Also, NHSPS has confirmed that debt recovery letters were sent out in error by SBS recently and that practices should ignore these letters.

    Read more now…

  • BMA Firearms update – March 2017- New Guidance
    BMA Firearms update – March 2017- New Guidance

    From 1 April 2016 new information sharing processes between GPs and the police were introduced in an attempt to ensure those licensed to possess firearm and shotgun certificates are medically fit to carry arms.  There have been significant concerns about these arrangements and nationally, BMA GPC continues to raise them with the Home Office with the aim of agreeing a process that is fair to GPs and safe for the wider public.

    Read more now…

  • Access to Medical Records for Insurance Purposes
    Access to Medical Records for Insurance Purposes

    Some insurance companies were obtaining full medical records through the use of SARs rather than asking for a report from the applicant’s GP, as previously agreed with the ABI (Association of British Insurers). This matter was raised to the ICO by the BMA as there were concerns that this practice was potentially a breach of the Data Protection Act 1998. Read more now…

For Sessional GPs

This area will provide an opportunity
for Locum GPs to view correspondence which is currently being made available to all GPs.


Dr Preeti Shukla – your representative for Sessional GPs on the BMA Sessional GP Subcommittee. Read more…

This includes:

  • Prescribing Tips
  • Clinical Events
  • Alerts
  • Newsletters

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GP Support Scheme

General Practice is stressful, and at times we may all need support and help. The LMC have trained GP mentors who provide confidential support for local GPs.

Are you suffering from:

  • Emotional Stress
  • Harassment at work
  • Bullying
  • Personal problems
  • Bereavement
  • Complaints
  • Burnout
  • Inability to cope
  • Financial worries
  • Partnership conflict
  • Performance
  • Read more

Blogs

Latest Blogs and insights direct from Lancs & Cumbria LMCs staff and guest bloggers.

Lancashire & Cumbria LMC Chief Executive Blog

Peter’s Blog, Chief Executive, Lancashire & Cumbria Consortium of LMCs, Post 9

Peter Higgins LMC Chief ExecutivePeripheral Coastal Communities Phenomenon (PCCP) During chance discussions on the GPC List Server it has come to light that many of our coastal communities...Read more...