Please disseminate widely to your practice teams and sessional colleagues.

This newsletter contains essential information for all Cambs GPs and practice teams at this critical time including advice and guidance on the verification of expected deaths in the community; changes to dispensing regulations around bank holiday provision; news on the LMC Virtual Open Meeting later this month; an agreed pathway negotiated between Cambs LMC and Cambridgeshire Constabulary on firearms and an essential update on CPFT services and IT changes.

In this issue:

  • Welcome to Cambs LMC’s new Executive Director
  • Verification of Expected Deaths in the Community
  • Early May Bank Holiday working
  • Dispensing Regulation 61(1) and Bank Holiday Pharmacy Provision
  • LMC Virtual Open Meeting – 20/21 GMS Contract & PCN DES
  • IT update on 111/HUC centralised C-CAS slots
  • FAQs on LESs
  • Joint working principles between primary and community care
  • Permitting reuse of drugs in Care Homes
  • Safeguarding
  • NHS Employers – Risk Assessment for Staff
  • Cambs LMC Constitution
  • Cambs LMC Levy
  • Firearms Licensing Medical Process
  • CAPCCG SITREP Questionnaire
  • Cambs LMC website refresh