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August / September 2020 Newsletter

Included in this edition: Announcement of Medical Director GMS and PMS regulations changes from October 2020 (England) NHS England/Improvement “Third phase of NHS response to COVID-19” QOF 2020/21 EPS and Secondary Care Flu Campaign 2020-21 Vaccine supply for the 2020 to 2021 children’s flu programme PPE portal Indemnity for flu vaccinations Health and care workers….

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July 2020 Newsletter

Included in this edition: DDRB Award Flu Programme Announcement RCGP Guidance on delivery mass vaccinations Minor Surgery re-start Patients and face coverings Covid 19 certification for travellers Shielding update Shielding guidance for staff returning to work GPC England guidance on arrangements for GP services for remainder of 2020/21 (England) NHS Health Check: Restart Preparation (England)….

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June 2020 Newsletter

Included in this Edition: BMA risk assessment guidance for practices PPE – face masks and coverings Update from ICO regarding the protection of data during the COVID-19 Pandemic Covid-19 Antibody Testing for Staff Covid19 Pillar 2 lab results flow into GP records CPR guidance for primary and community care Positive Covid-19 Tests and Life Insurance/Mortgages….

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May 2020 Newsletter

Included in this edition Covid-19 GP and practice toolkit Care Home – Named Clinical Lead Network Contract DES – key dates CPR and PPE GP retention scheme Death in Service benefits Referrals to secondary care Death verification and certification Death Verification Training Course Electronic submission of Crem 4 Community Drug Charts SOP for EOLC Medicine….

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April 2020 Newsletter

Included in this edition: Verification and Certification of Death Changes to EOL admin charts to remove need for prescriber signature Referrals to Secondary Care PCN DES Guidance Advice from RCOG for pregnant women who are working in the NHS Pensions annual allowance tax charge Practice registration – PCSE Online Retired doctors returning to work Death….

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March 2020 Special Newsletter

Included in this edition: CORONAVIRUS – SPECIAL NEWS ITEM Sample practice telephone message Sample practice SMS text Sample practice website info Sample practice online booking info Staff protection ICO and GMC pandemic guidance What’s Next… Download Word Doc Version >   Sample practice telephone message: Please do not book a GP appointment or attend your GP Practice….

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February 2020 Newsletter

Included in this edition: GPC England contract negotiations PCN DES 2020-21 – Suffolk LMC Updated Position Statement GMS Ready Reckoner (incorporating PCN funding) Anti-Coagulant Prescribing Defibrillators Local Authority Enhanced Services 20-21 Download Word Doc Version >   Practice Manager/GP Development 2019/20  18th March 2020: General Employment Law Update (Wherstead Park) 22nd April 2020 Partnership Agreements….

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January 2020 Newsletter

Included in this edition: West Suffolk Hospital – Media Coverage PCNs: Draft Service Specifications (2020-21) GPC England votes down contract package Local Authority Public Health Enhanced Service Specifications Tax status for Clinical Directors NHS pensions records BMA briefing – Impact of pension taxation on the NHS  NHS Pension Scheme – employees National Minimum Wage changes….

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