- Police requests for medical recordsPolice requests for medical records
The BMA professional fees committee has received new legal advice regarding medical note requests received from the police, which are detailed below.
There is clear guidance regarding the obligations that GPs have with respect to copying and/or release of the GP record. For your reference, these circumstances are: Read more now…
- LMC Annual Conference
- NHS Cyber attackNHS Cyber attack
The practices throughout Lancashire and Cumbria have had to cope with unprecedented widespread disruption as they were subject to the cyber-attack. Even those practices that did not have any computers disabled by the virus were forced to shut down their computer systems as a precaution and could not communicate with the rest of the NHS. Read more now…
- URGENT- QOF IssueURGENT- QOF Issue
A number of practices locally have raised concerns about a reduction in their QOF amounts. The issue has been raised with NHSE and the following message has been sent to all practices and CCGs. Read more now…
For Sessional GPs
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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…
GP Support Scheme
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