Covid-19 News 

Third Phase of NHS Response to COVID-19

NHS England has now published the attached a letter from Simon Stephens, NHS Chief Executive and Amanda Prichard, NHS Chief Operating Officer, regarding the third phase of the NHS response to COVID-19.

Sample surgery face covering poster to download

Please find attached a sample poster for your surgery entrances. It is in Word so you can add your surgery name, logo, phone numbers and website should you wish to.   Many thanks to our colleagues at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Healthwatch for being a co-signatory...

[LMCNews] COVID support fund for general practice

Dear Colleagues, As you are hopefully aware, NHSEI has now finally released the details of the COVID support fund for general practice.  Practices must submit their claims before Tuesday 15 September. You may submit claims for expenses outside the above list, but CCGs...

Guidance on exemption letters for face coverings

July 2020 We have produced this guidance for GP Practices as a result of the Government’s recent announcement on the use of face coverings in various public places as we are aware that some practices have already started to receive requests from their patients for...

Second Phase of General Practice response to COVID-19

9th July 2020 NHS England have published their letter on the second phase of General Practice response to COVID-19.  Included in this update, you will find:  Update to GP Contracts Expanding the workforce Cutting bureaucracy  Quality and Outcomes Framework GP...

Covid-19 Mandatory Data Collection

(Used with Thanks to Londonwide LMCs as author to the advice below) On Friday 15 May 2020, GP practices in England were sent an invitation via the Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS) to participate in a data collection entitled ‘GPES Data for Pandemic...

BAME Risk Assessment for Staff Members

We have been receiving a number of queries around risk assessments for staff members especially with the increasing awareness around risk for our BAME colleagues. - The BMA has published some guidance around this, but has since written to Sir Simon Stevens as it...

Cambs LMC Update 17-04-2020

In this update:
1. PCN DES 2020/21 and Cambs LMC Open Meeting Webinar (Date TBC)
2. Message from the Peterborough Registrar around MCCDs
3. Message from Mr David Heming, Senior Cambs Coroner around MCCDs
4. Verification of Death – Cambs LMC view in light of new correspondence from BMA, and information from Ministry of Justice

Cambs LMC Update 09-04-2020

Cambs LMC Update 09-04-2020

In this update:

Bank Holiday Working, NHSE’s Covid-19 SOP, Managing patient urgent need, Managing patient ongoing need, FAQs, Federation support, Advance, Care Planning, Oxygen in non-palliative discharged patients, Assorted Queries, Workforce Support

Advice from East of England Coroners – Death Verification

Dear Colleagues, Today, the East of England coroners agreed a uniform position to apply to our region that supersedes any previous guidance published on the subject. Please therefore only refer to the following guidance: There is no doubt that a Doctor is not required...

Cambs LMC Update 01-04-2020

Here are some pieces of what we hope are useful, pragmatic advice for you based on the information shared over the past few days. We will pop this News update and its associated documents on our website tomorrow.  Don’t forget you can access all the LMC, local and...

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