Updates from the latest LMC meeting

It was announced that the Statutory Levy paid by Practices to the LMC will increase from 25p to 40p/capita from January 2019. 

 

 

Published 17th November 2018 

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CHFT will be removing all faxes from their departments by the end of December 2018. 

Practices will be able to use secure emails and alternative methods to contact the relevant departments. 

 

Published 17th November 2018 

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The LMC will be arranging a free seminar to be delivered by LMC Law "A Walk Through the Core GP Contract". 

The plan is for this to be held in January 2019. More details to follow in due course. 

 

Published 17th November 2018

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Calderdale LMC is in the process of recruiting a "Liaison Officer" to be the first point of contact for the LMC in the near future.

More details will be posted on the site once available. 

 

Published 17th November 2018

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Dr Hussain has updated the Events tab with the finalised schedule for LMC meetings in 2019 as agreed at the last meeting. 

 

 

Published 13th December 2018 

Latest updates and news

Latest BMA Sessional GP Newsletter 

December's newsletter has now been uploaded and can be accessed here... Read Zoe's blog asking where Sessionals fit in to the Partnership Review and more... 


Latest Guidance - GPDF Commissioned Legal Notes to guide Practices 

Following requests, the GPDF have commissioned legal notes from Pennington Manches LLP regarding how Practices should respond to witness summons and the legalities surrounding E-signatures. Read more here... 


Free Seminar "A Walk through the Core Contracts" by LMC Law 

Coming soon... Date to be confirmed and posted on the site in due course... 


Latest Guidance - Appraisals 

YORLMC have shared some useful resources from the BMA to help GPs prepare for appraisals. They have also shared NHS latest guidance for those undertaking "Low volume of NHS General Practice clinical work". Read more here... 


SWYFT Mental Health Team will be using SystmOne from January 2019

The Trust will be replacing their current mental health record system, RiO, with SystmOne. GPs using SystmOne in their practices will be aware of the advantages connected to SystmOne record sharing and are requested to consider these when the transition occurs. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What have we been up to?

The LMC members co-opted Dr Teong Lau as the first GP Trainee Representative for Calderdale LMC at October's meeting. We will be liaising with the Pennine VTS Programme Directors once the job specification and terms have been finalised. 

Dr Hussain will be adding a "Jobs" tab to the website soon. This will be a free advertising service available to Calderdale Practices only. Practice Managers will be made aware once the Tab has been created by Fourteenfish. 

After liaising with the LMC, CHFT have created honorary contracts for DNs with each practice to enable them to administer flu vaccines to their patients in the community. 


 

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Upcoming events

 

 

Next LMC Meeting 

09 Jan 2019     Calderdale LMC Meeting

For dates of all meetings for 2019 you can click on the Events tab or here.