The first Conference of England LMCs took place in London on 10th November.
Conference news provided by the BMA is available to read: GPC News – England LMC Conference News – November 2017.
Further information relating to LMC Conference 2016 is available on the BMA website.
It is now coming up to the 4 years mark since the LMC launched its HR service to support Practices across the catchment area in managing employment issues in the workplace. During that period we have helped Practices with over 1000 practical queries and have provided a number of bespoke training events to assist in guiding Practice Managers through operational problems Continue reading
A GPC England report, ‘Saving General Practice’ has been published this month. It focuses on the following key areas that must be addressed to turn around the current crisis facing general practice. Continue reading
The CQC have begun their 2nd phase of regulation this month, which sees some changes to how they monitor and inspect practices.
The changes include a new CQC Insight Tool, the online submission, the frequency of inspections and more focused inspections.
For further details, read more…
Guidance for GPs in pensionable employment who transitioned to the 2015 Career Average Revalued Earnings (CARE) scheme can be found on the BMA Website.
Download a recent letter from the BMA highlighting outstanding issues with PCSE.
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Please find attached a letter from the Co-Chairs of the BMA / RCGP Joint GP IT Committee regarding the move to SNOMED CT from Read and CTV3 codes that will take place in April next year.
The letter aims to answers questions that practices may have about the switch and also directs to helpful advice and guidance for practices to use.