Bulletins

CLMC Bulletin 435 - 29.09.20 including:

  • NHS contact tracing app
  • GP appointment data
  • Delivering the flu vaccination programme
  • Locum doctors and flu vaccine
  • New rules for controlling the spread of COVID-19
  • GP Pay and Pensions system
  • Revised Network Contract DES material published
  • Survey of Salaried GPs
  • Practice rental payments
  • First Contact Physiotherapist evaluation and webinar - Wednesday 30th September 2020 - 12.00 - 13.30
  • Template letter to private providers about screening

 

CLMC Bulletin 434 - 22.09.20 including:

  • Face-to-Face appointment
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Workforce data collection reminder, deadline 30 September
  • Pharmacy changes to reduce GP workload
  • Revised Network Contract DES guidance
  • Template letter to private providers about screening
  • NHS Test and Trace App
  • CQRS update
  • South Primary Care Training Hub (your training hub for the whole of Tees Valley)
  • Annual Representatives Meeting 2020
  • NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme
  • RCGP Practice and PCN support and development

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CLMC Bulletin 433    - 14.09.20 including:

  • Flu specifications 2020/21
  • QOF
  • Automation of PCN payments
  • COVID-19 antibody test results flowing to GP records
  • Remote fit notes - please remember to sign them
  • Extension of two fluoxetine Serious Shortage Protocols
  • Appraisal 2020
  • The NHS pension scheme as a sessional GP
  • RCA and Less Than Full Time (LTFT) trainees
  • GP earnings and expenses 2018/19
  • Annual Representative Meeting 2020
  • Evidence Based Interventions programme - post engagement event

 

CLMC Bulletin 432 - 01.09.20 including:

  • GMS and PMS regulations changes from October 2020
  • Registering patients prior to their release from the secure residential estate
  • Redacting GP records
  • GP workforce data
  • GP appointment data
  • Annual Representative Meeting 2020
  • BMA photography competition
  • Social Prescribing Link Worker Day Conference
  • GPC GP Bulletin
  • GPC Sessional GP Bulletin
  • Mental health and wellbeing- looking after your practice team
  • BMA COVID-19 Guidance

CLMC Bulletin 431- 25.08.20 including:

  • Infection prevention and control guidance
  • BMA analysis of NHS England - phase three of the response to COVID-19
  • GMC fees and maternity leave
  • Mask exemption letters for air travel
  • Tracker survey shows doctors have little confidence that wider NHS services can manage demand
  • New National Institute for Health Protection
  • Impact on practices of the government lifting the cap on medical school places
  • Registering patients prior to their release from secure residential estate
  • New restrictions on stimulant laxatives to counter risks from overuse
  • NHS Property Service legal action 
  • Briefing on the ‘McCloud’ public consultation on the NHS Pension Scheme
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • Other COVID 19 resources
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 430 - 18.08.20 including:

  • Indemnity for flu vaccinations
  • Vaccine supply for the 2020 to 2021 children’s flu programme
  • Cervical Screening Administration Service – new telephone number
  • New GP practice profiles on the NHS website
  • Final pay controls
  • Serious Shortage Protocol for fluoxetine
  • General practice appointment updated guidance
  • Updated Standard Operating Procedures for general practice
  • Risk assessments
  • Supporting Mentors Scheme and GP Fellowship programme
  • Impact of long-term Covid-19 symptoms on patients and doctors
  • NHS People Plan 2020/21 – BMA summary & commentary
  • PPE Portal
  • Less Than Full Time (LTFT) conference
  • Bulletin for General Practice – Infection Prevention and Control: Issue No 28
  • Specialist and professional committee elections - reopened nominations and voting open
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • Other COVID 19 resources
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 429 - 11.08.20 including:

  • Face coverings
  • Report on how COVID might affect the number of GPs available to see patients
  • Tees Valley Training Hub
  • GP appraisal restart
  • 2020/21 Healthcare Education & Training Tariff Guidance
  • Menopause report
  • Locum GP webinar 13 August
  • RPS calls for pharmacists to be able to alter prescriptions
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • Other COVID 19 resources
  • GPC GP Bulletin
  • GPC Sessional GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 428 - 04.08.20 including:

  • Flu programme
  • PPE portal
  • NHS England/Improvement “Third phase of NHS response to COVID-19”
  • Health and care workers to self-isolate on return to UK from high-risk countries
  • Shielding guidance for staff on returning to work
  • Extension of self-isolation period to 10 days
  • DDRB pay award
  • Support for doctors affected by discriminatory pension scheme changes
  • June appointments in general practice statistics published
  • Joint statement on performance management processes
  • Dispensing Services Quality Scheme
  • Government obesity strategy
  • NHS People Plan published
  • Mental health and wellbeing – looking after your practice team
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • Other COVID 19 resources
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 427 - 28.07.20 including:

  • DDRB report
  • Face coverings in general practice
  • Letter for exemptions
  • Shielding guidance for staff on returning to work
  • Covid certification for travel
  • Flu programme announcement
  • Action to improve vaccine coverage rates across the UK
  • RCGP guidance on delivering mass vaccinations
  • IGPR scheme to be paused and reviewed
  • GP trainee recruitment
  • Mental health support in practices
  • Mental health and wellbeing – looking after your practice team
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • Other COVID 19 resources
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 426- 21.07.20 including:

  • COVID-19 Fund    
  • GPC England guidance on arrangements for GP services for remainder of 2020/21
  • Face coverings
  • Joint guidance for remote intimate clinical assessments  
  • Shielding guidance for staff on returning to work
  • Tax on COVID-19 testing by employers
    Update on GP services for 2020/21
  • NHS Health Check: Restart Preparation
  • NHS pressures and back log of services  
  • Clinical guidance on maintaining immunisation programmes during COVID-19
  • Patients being redirected to NHS111
  • Faulty PPE
  • Easing lockdown measures and the need for local infection data
  • COVID-19 care home support service
  • NHS Confederation report on PCNs
    Social Prescribing Link Worker report
  • GP appointment data
  • GP patient survey results
  • RCGP report - General Practice in a Post-COVID World
  • BMJ Learning clinical guidance: COVID-19 in primary care
  • Judicial Review against the Northamptonshire safeguarding partners
  • Mental health and wellbeing – looking after your practice team
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • Other COVID 19 resources
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 425- 07.07.20 including:   

  • Faulty PPE
  • Lapse of the emergency GMS regulations
  • COVID-19 risk assessments
  • Social distancing guidelines
  • Shielding update
  • Trust GPs to lead: learning from the response to COVID-19 within general practice in England
  • Pandemic Medicines Delivery Service extension
  • Mental health and wellbeing – looking after your practice team
  • GP appointment data
  • Annual GP recruitment drive
  • Performers List processes associated with GP Registrars and professional standards
  • Self Care Forum Coronavirus Innovations Award
  • Survey on digital primary care and COVID
  • Consultation on NICE indicators
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • Other COVID 19 resources
  • GPC GP Bulletin
  • GPC Sessional GP Newsletter

CLMC Bulletin 424 - 30.06.20 including:

  • Trust GPs to lead: learning from the response to COVID-19 within general practice in England
  • Launch of the 'New to Parternship Payment Scheme'
  • Mental health and wellbeing - looking after your practice team
  • BAME doctors not being given access to COVID-19 risk assessments
  • Indemnity arrangements for NHS Primary Care staff undertaking COVID-19 antibody tests
  • Temporary resident registration for antibody testing
  • Need for robust digital systems and sustainable plans to manage GP workload
  • Shielding update
  • GP standard Operating Procedure updated
  • BMA issues holiday guidance ahead of domestic tourism return
  • GP specialty training - round 2 applications update
  • HEENE GP Post-CCT Fellowship Scheme - invitation for bids for funding to support GP Post CCT Fellowships
  • MHRA Drug Safety update
  • The Healer in times of COVID: supporting each other through adversity
  • The CAmeron Fund: The GPs' own charity
  • BMA COVID-19 Guidance
  • Other Covid 19 resources
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 423 - 23.06.20 including: 

  • Antibody testing of practice staff
  • National antibody testing update
  • North East Schools Covid-19 FAQs
  • BMA risk assessment guidance for practices
  • PPE – face masks and coverings
  • GP pressures
  • Shielding 
  • Pensions guidance and update
  • PCN DES
  • Appraisal update
  • CQC inspections
  • Regulation of physician associates
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Other COVID 19 resources
  • GPC GP Bulletin 

CLMC Bulletin 422 - 16.06.20 including:

  • Risk assessment for BAME doctors and other staff
  • BMA statement on wearing face masks
  • Shielding
  • Sustainable and environmentally friendly general practice report
  • A new normal - Doctors' lives post COVID-19
  • Minimising nosocomial infections in the NHS
  • Implications for life insurance following antigen and antibody tests
  • Antibody testing
  • Covid 19 Pillar 2 lab results flow into GP records
  • Referral to treatment (RTT) and re-referral
  • Revalidation
  • NHS Digital national GP data extraction to support COVID-19 planning and research
  • Capturing beneficial innovation: call for examples
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Individual coaching support for primary care staff
  • other COVID 19 resources
  • GPC GP bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 421 - 09.06.20 including:

  • Mental health presentations
  • BMA fifth tracker survey
  • Risk assessment guidance for BAME and other staff
  • Standard operating procedure for general practice in the context of COVID-19
  • Shielding
  • BMA statement on wearing face masks
  • Electronic repeat dispensing (eDR)
  • GP Recruitment
  • Briefing on role of contract tracing in outbreak control
  • A patient’s guide to advanced care planning
  • Extension of Serious Shortage Protocol for fluoxetine 10mg tablets
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Other COVID 19 resources
  • GPC GP Bulletin
  • GPC Sessional GP Bulletin
  • BMA Chair of Council Update

CLMC Bulletin 420 - 02.06.20 including:

  • SOP Version 3
  • NHS Track and Trace service across the UK
  • Antibody testing programme roll out for NHS staff and patient
  • NHS Employers risk assessment guidance for BAME & other staff
  • PPE Portal
  • Protection of the public's health and the most vulnerable must be an 'absolute priority' as lockdown eases
  • Principles of safe video consulting in general practice
  • NHS Digital national GP data extraction to support COVID-19 planning and research
  • GP and practice COVID-19 toolkit
  • A chance to press the reset button in general practice
  • District valuer services
  • Temporary residents and travelling patients
  • GP workforce data shows further fall in FTE GPs in England
  • Appointments in General Practice in England
  • General Practice Research
  • Supply of additional Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOSCs)
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 419 - 17.03.20 including:

  • Pensions
  • Submission of Estimates of Pensionable Earnings
  • PCN Guidance
  • Special Conference of English LMCs 
  • NHSmail for Locums in England
  • Serious Shortage Protocol for Fluoxetine 10mg Tablet
  • Patient Liaison Group Vacancy
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 418 - 10.03.20 including:

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
  • NHSmail for Locums in England
  • Practice Registration – PCSE Online
  • PCN Scenarios 
  • Letter to CCGs on Financial Impact of GP contract and ARRS Funding 
  • Special Conference of English LMCs 
  • LES/LIS Investment 
  • DDRB Submission
  • Commonwealth Fund Survey of Primary Care Physicians
  • Medicine Supply Update - Emerade 150mcg patient level recall
  • NHS England Webinar: delivering digital transformation in primary care
  • UK Annual Social Prescribing Link Worker Success Conference
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 417 - 03.03.20 including:

  • GMS Ready Reckoner
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
  • Joint Letter Calling for Pension Tax Changes
  • Friends and Family Test – April 2020
  • Medicine Supply Updates
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 416 – 25.02.20 including: 

  • GP Contract in England
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
  • PCN Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme Slippage
  • IR35 Guidance for Locum GPs
  • NHS 111 Data Sharing Agreements
  • NHS Digital and the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) Consultation 
  • Pensions
  • Childhood Health Briefing
  • Have your say - DWP survey for doctors involved in benefits process for the terminally ill
  • GPC GP Bulletin
  • GPC Sessional GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 415 – 18.02.20 including: 

  • GPC England Contract Update
  • PCN Conference 2020
  • Coronavirus Update
  • Regulations on Coronavirus (England)
  • Medicine Supply Notification: Salbutamol
  • GP Pressures
  • Reform Report on Practice Premises
  • IPPR Report on New Deal for Primary Care in England
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 414 – 11.02.20 including:

  • GPC England Contract Negotiations
  • NHSEI Operational Guidance 2020/21
  • Coronavirus Guidance
  • MDDUS Member Vote on Arrangements for Historic Liabilities
  • Physician-Assisted Dying
  • COMAR 2020
  • BMA’s Public Health Medicine Committee (PHMC) - Sandy Macara Memorial Lecture & Conference
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 413 – 04.02.20 including:

  • Coronavirus
  • PCN Service Specifications Report
  • Brexit
  • Pensions Tax Charges
  • GP Appointments Data
  • NHS 'Rapid Response' Teams
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 412 – 28.01.20 including:

  • GPC England Contract Negotiations
  • BMA briefing – Impact of Pension Taxation on the NHS
  • Coronavirus Guidance for Primary Care
  • QOF Personalised Care Adjustments
  • Flu TIA Coding Error
  • New FP10 and Prescriber Endorsement
  • Premises Claims against NHSPS
  • NHS Pensions Records
  • BMA Secures Significant High Court Victory over Unlawful Pensions Changes
  • NHS England Campaign Materials
  • PCN surveys
  • PCN Conference 2020
  • Physician-Assisted Dying Briefing
  • DWP End of Life Survey
  • Medicine Supply Update
  • Community Infection Prevention and Control Bulletin for General Practice
  • Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) – Your future GP Connectivity
  • BMA MAPs (Medical Associate Professions) Publications
  • GP Pressures
  • GPC UK Regional Elections
  • Public Health Conference 2020
  • GPC GP Bulletin
  • GPC Sessional GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 411 - 14.01.20 including:

  • PCN DES Draft Service Specification
  • NHS IT Investment
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • PCN Conference 2020
  • CCG Mergers Guidance
  • Online Consultations Toolkit
  • BMA Mental health Workforce Report
  • RCGP Workforce Roadmap
  • Supply Disruption Alert for Phenytoin 100mg capsules
  • GPC Regional Elections
  • GPC Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 410 - 07.01.20 including:

  • PCN Service Specification Survey
  • Influenza 2020/21 Letter
  • RPS: New competency framework for designated prescribing practitioners

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