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Covid - 19 Information/ Links

There has been lots of information relating to the COVID vaccination programme. For ease and a point of reference, we have tried to place all the key documents in to one place: BMA guidance on Covid Vaccination programme Coronavirus » Enhanced Service Specification: COVID-19 vaccination...

COVID – SELF DISTANCING/SHIELDING/SELF-ISOLATING FLOW CHART

The LMC has produced a clear and simple flow chart which explains whether someone should be self- distancing, shielding or self-isolating. This has now been updated following the change to the recognised Covid19 symptoms.

COVID-19 workload prioritisation guide for general practice during the accelerated booster vaccination campaign (England)

COVID-19 workload prioritisation guide for general practice during the accelerated booster vaccination campaign (England) This guidance has been developed for clinicians working in general practice in England by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and the British Medical...

Covid19 Medical Exemption Certificates

The patient will need to contact 119 in the first instance. They will be provided with a form that a GP/specialist will be required to complete. The practice will need to log on and record the outcome on SCRa ( https://portal.national.ncrs.nhs.uk/portal/ ). Please note that the portal only...

Guidance Note for Parents of Children Returning to School from 1st June 2020

Practices may wish to use the attached template and add it to their practice letterheaded paper to give out to parents, if you get questions from parents regarding children returning to school.

Rapid Access to Covid-19 PCR Testing for Frontline Workers

In light of the current difficulties being experienced in the access of timely PCR testing LLR CCGs are mobilising the following service with booking enabled from Saturday 1st January 2022. What is being made available? A daily PCR testing clinic operating by bookable appointment only between...

Remote verification of death (RVOD) protocol

Dr Grant Ingrams, LMC Board member has developed the Remote verification of death (RVOD) protocol which has been endorsed by Professor Mason (Senior Coroner, Leicester and South Leicestershire), Mr Kirkman (Senior Coroner, North Leicestershire and Rutland) and all three LLR CCGs. It is...

Requirement for COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment

The LMC has received several queries from member practices in regards to the requirement for COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. We are looking at the best ways we can support our members practices, but at a time we are still not clear what the wording of the legislation will...

Updated Sept 21: SHORT PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR THE COMPLETION OF MEDICAL CERTIFICATES OF CAUSE OF DEATH AND FORM CREMATION 4

The LMC has produced a short practical guide for the completion of medical certificates of cause of death and form cremation 4 for LLR GPs. This has been agreed by Professor C Mason (Senior Coroner, Leicester City and Leicestershire South) and Mr T H Kirkman (Senior Coroner, Leicestershire North...