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Important update regarding Cremation Form 4 and Medical Certificate of Cause of Death

Dr Grant Ingrams (LMC Board Member) has worked with the LLR Coroners and with representatives of the Funeral Directors to update the Cremation Form 4 and Medical Certificate of Cause of Death.

Information can be found here.


GPC INFO: LMC update 15th January 2021

Please click here to view the latest GPC update to the LMC. 


Primary Care Bulletin - 10th January 2021 - COVID Vaccine Special 

Please click here to view Primary Care Bulletin - 10th January 2021


GPC INFO: LMC update 8th January 2021

Please click here to view the latest GPC update to the LMC. 


Message from Richard Vautrey, Chair of GPC - Vote on PCN DES

Please find below communication from Richard Vautrey, GPC Chair requesting GPs to vote on the PCN DES.

In November 2020, the LMC England conference passed a resolution requiring GPC England to seek a mandate on the Primary Care Network Directed Enhanced Service (PCN DES) before continuing with negotiations on the extension of the DES for 2021/22.

To meet the requirements set out by the LMC Conference we are therefore now holding a vote on the PCN DES, which will run until 23:59 on Tuesday 19 January and is open to all GPs in England, regardless of contractual status (partner/sessional/trainee) or BMA membership status.

We know that this remains an extremely busy and challenging time for all in general practice and I apologise for the timing of this survey. However, the outcome of the vote will determine how GPC England proceeds with negotiations on important planned contractual changes for 2021/22 and beyond. I would like to ask you to pass this information on to your constituents in order to encourage as high a participation rate as possible.

To help inform the vote a short briefing on the vote and the PCN DES is included with this email (full detail on the DES is available on the NHS England and BMA websites) and we are also able to release the results of the BMA’s latest annual survey of PCN Clinical Directors.

Attachment - Vote on the Primary Care Networks DES


Primary Care Bulletin - 6th January 2021

Please click here to view Primary Care Bulletin - 6th January 2021

This months' edition includes information on:

  • Shielding advice for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable people
  • The introduction of the new Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine
  • COVID-19 updates and guidance
  • General practice

And much more….


GPC INFO: LMC update 18th and 23rd December 2020

Please click here to view the 18th December and here to view the 23rd December GPC updates to the LMC. 

Attachments:


Press release following PM announcement on lockdown

Please click here to view the press release from the BMA. 


 

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