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  • Britlofex (lofexidine) tablet shortage
    Britlofex (lofexidine) tablet shortage

    Please see the following message from the Department of Health and Social Care about a shortage affecting lofexidine tablets:

    Britannia will no longer be supplying Britlofex (lofexidine) tablets from the end of May, as all stock they have on hand is due to expire at the end of this month (see attached company letter). Read more now…

  • Practices to re-register for the LMC Buying Group
    Practices to re-register for the LMC Buying Group

    We have been informed by the LMC Buying group that a number of practices have not re-registered as requested. In order to remain a member and continue to receive the benefits you need to re-register due to the introduction of GDPR.

    Visit www.lmcbuyinggroups.co.uk/members
    to re-register.

  • GDPR Update
    GDPR Update

    Please see the following new GDPR information sources which you may find useful on the BMA and ICO Health Sector pages. These pages highlight who GDPR impacts, what to do now and general guidance:

    BMA GDPR

    ICO Health Sector Guidance

  • Important New Measures to Reduce Risks of Valproate in Pregnancy
    Important New Measures to Reduce Risks of Valproate in Pregnancy

    The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has changed the licence for valproate medicines (Epilim, Depakote and generic brands), in that they are contraindicated and must no longer be prescribed to women or girls of childbearing potential unless they are on the pregnancy prevention programme (PPP). 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

Find out more…

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 11

Peter Higgins LMC Chief ExecutiveDeveloping an Alliance of Practices in North Cumbria Just had a meeting with the key players working on the development of an Alliance Model...Read more...