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 


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 


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


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


A draft schedule of LMC meetings for 2019 was agreed. 

Dr Hussain will update the Events tab once the finalised schedule is shared. 



Published 17th November 2018 

Latest updates and news

Latest BMA Sessional GP Newsletter

November's newsletter has been uploaded to the site. The focus is on Pensions and the Winter Indemnity Scheme. Read more here...

Capsticks GP Merger and Collaboration Masterclasses 

YORLMC have shared details of upcoming free Capsticks events in Birmingham (Tues 20th Nov), London (Weds 28th Nov) and Leeds (Weds 5th Dec). To register and read more  click here...

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... 

LMC Buying Group 

Calderdale LMC is now a member of the LMC Buying Group. Click here to read more about the Buying Group and see how you could save your practice money... 

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

28 Nov 2018    Pennine GP Alliance Clinical Training Workshop - Haematology

05 Dec 2018    Capsticks GP Practice Merger and Collaboration Masterclass (Leeds) 

11 Dec 2018    CCG Central Penpals Event



Next LMC Meeting 

12 Dec 2018    Calderdale LMC Meeting

For dates of all meetings for 2018 you can click on the Events tab or here