Latest updates and news

Latest BMA Sessional GP Newsletter

February's newsletter has been added to the website here . It includes a blog on what the Bawa-Garba ruling means for Sessional GPs, information regarding Capita and the NHS Pension and more. 


Latest Guidance - LMC advice regarding medical report requests for benefits appeals 

Calderdale LMC has a statutory duty to advise local GPs on such matters. Read the advice here...


Take Control Self-Management Courses 

The Support and Independence Team are hosting 3 Supported Self Management Courses for people, in Calderdale, who are living with one or more long term conditions. Bookings can be made by calling 01422 224 225. More details and a downloadable leaflet here...


Taxi Medical Template Letter 

Queens Road Surgery have shared a template with us.It can be downloaded from the website by clicking here... 


Dr Bawa-Garba High Court/GMC Ruling

The case of Dr Bawa-Garba has been a Hot Topic nationally and many across the Profession have voiced anger and concern regarding the ruling as well as actions of the GMC.

The upcoming BMA Regional Council Meeting will allow attendees to discuss the impact and implications of this case. The BMA have also published a Special Edition Newsletter with updates and guidance. 

The GMC have updated their guidance, as well as released some FAQs with answers following the outcome of the High Court Appeal. Read more here... 


Latest Guidance - Domestic Abuse Referral Pathways

Calderdale Safeguarding Team have shared contact details for the Domestic Abuse Hub Team 01422 337257 and resources regarding local services. Read more here...


West Yorkshire/Harrogate STP Engagement Event 27th February 2018

All BMA members in the West Yorkshire/Harrogate STP are invited to an engagement event to discuss the ongoing elective care review, the aim of which is to make savings of £50m across the area through the standardisation of commissioning policies.  Dr Richard Vautrey will be hosting the event and the BMA are hoping to encourage a cross section of primary and secondary clinicians to attend. More details here.


Practice Managers Development Conference 7th March 2018 

This FREE one day conference will be taking place in Manchester and is open to all Practice Managers in England. Registration is open till 2nd March 2018. For more details and how to book a place click here


Latest Calderdale LMC Newsletter and Minutes 

January's Newsletter has now been uploaded to the website here. The minutes for December's meeting and an outline of items discussed are also available Read more here...


 

 

 

What have we been up to?

Welcome to our new and improved Calderdale LMC website! Dr Hussain has been working on the site to make it easier to navigate and more engaging. It is still a work in progress but we hope that the site will be fully functional in its new format soon. 

The home page will be regularly updated with snippets of relevant information including News, Events and recent uploads to the site itself.

We would like to request your feedback regarding the new site as well as suggestions as to how we could improve and develop it further. Please feel free to pass your comments to one of the LMC members. Alternatively, you can use the contact form to let us know what you think. 


What else have the LMC been doing in the last few weeks? 

Dr Nagpaul met with NHSE regarding GP Forward View monies for Practice Manager Development.

Dr Loh has been liaising with PHE regarding Hepatitis B Heel prick tests not being contractual for GPs to perform.

Dr Loh met with the District Coroner regarding online reporting of deaths. 

Dr Nagpaul met with CHFT regarding issues with EPR (Electronic Patient Record).

Dr Nagpaul and Dr Chandrasekaran met with the CHFT Liaison Group. This is a regular meeting which provides a platform to share GP concerns as well as an opportunity to solve problems as they arise.

 

Upcoming events

27 Feb 2018   West Yorkshire/Harrogate STP Engagement Event for BMA Members  

27 Feb 2018   PGPA Clinical Training Workshop - Asthma

07 Mar 2018   National Practice Managers Development Conference

12 Mar 2018   BMA Regional Council Meeting with Dr Paul Twomey and Paul Baverstock

 

Next LMC Meeting 

21 Mar 2018   Calderdale LMC Meeting

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