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May/June 2022 Newsletter

Included in this edition: Dates for your diary Important information on the GP pension scheme – new CPI modeller Fuller Stocktake report on the next steps for integrating primary care Dental Cases Secondary Care Interface Inclisiran AAA Screening Extending fit note certification Working conditions of independent contractor GPs Access to online records update GP workforce….

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April 2022 Newsletter

Included in this edition: PCN DES – update from GPC GPC – Contract 2022-23 update Friends and Family Test Emergency GMC registration to end in September Safe working guidance Health foundation report on access to general practice Inclisiran Diabetes in East Suffolk MCCD/Coroner referrals Flu orders DWP change to fit note – from 6 April….

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Feb-March 2022 Newsletter

Included in this edition: Dates for your diary Patient online access to records GP contract negotiations and future of general practice Safe working in general practice Policy Exchange report on the future of general practice Datix Reports – ESNEFT Guidance for 2022/23 seasonal flu vaccination programme Mandatory vaccinations for healthcare staff to be revoked Pneumococcal….

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Suffolk LMC Elections

Suffolk LMC represents all GPs and welcomes any applicable GP standing for election. Nominations shall be by two doctors who shall be practitioners entitled to vote in the constituency for which the candidate is nominated. In the event of more than one candidate being nominated for a particular constituency, voting papers will be sent out….

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January 2022 Newsletter

Included in this edition: Elections for new LMC Committee term Message from Norwich Medical School – undergraduate teaching opportunities Firearms – Medical Information Proforma Covid Vaccination Programme Update Fit testing of FFP2 and FFP3 respirator Extension of free PPE to the health and care sector Face coverings in practice premises Mandatory Covid Vaccinations for Staff….

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December 2021 Newsletter

Included in this edition: Impact of COVID-19 omicron variant and vaccination deployment Temporary GP contract changes to support Winter pressures and the COVID-19 Vaccination program  Updates to the Network Contract DES Amendments to the Enhanced Service Specification for Phase 3 NHS pressures and joint workload prioritisation guidance Infection prevention control guidance Responding to vaccination data….

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NHS Primary Care Bulletin – Weekly Roundup 17th Dec

  View Full Bulletin >   Dear colleagues, The UK has recorded the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, and so we are incredibly grateful for all the work going across primary care to keep patients safe. In response the rapidly changing situation, the government has updated its COVID-19: management….

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November 2021 Newsletter

Included in this edition: GP Input in the post CCG World Omicron variant Indicative ballot of practices on potential action   GP earnings declaration TPP access to records   NHSEI project to re-issue consolidated provider contracts Gender Identity Clinic – Prescribing Requests Revisions to Firearms Licensing Process New GP workforce data (England)  COVID-19 vaccination –….

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October 2021 Newsletter

Included in this edition: BMA to undertake an indicative ballot of practices on potential action – Update from BMA Workload control in general practice GP declaration of earnings guidance Medical Exemption Certificate for Covid Vaccination WSH AAU contact number Dispensing Fee Cut Infection control recommendations for primary care Domestic Abuse Act 2021 GP Support Hub….

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September 2021 Newsletter

Download Newsletter Included in this edition: Upcoming Events Tackling abuse and meeting with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care – Message from Dr Richard Vautrey GPC Chair Media Intrusion Dealing with abuse of practice staff on social media from patients Dealing with unfair comments on websites BMA Support Your Surgery campaign Suffolk….

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