Updates to website
The Support section has now been updated and categorised. The Careers section contains information regarding The Induction & Refresher Scheme and GP Retention Scheme. The GP Education page has been updated with links to websites for learning and continuous professional development. There are also links to guidance regarding appraisal and revalidation requirements.
Leg Ulcer Guidelines Events
Vicky Storey, Senior District Nurse is keen to share key areas of learning from her Leg Ulcer Guidelines development work.
FREE GDPR Training
Calderdale LMC have managed to arrange a GDPR Training Session to be delivered by LMC Law on Wednesday 28th March 2018. Organisations have until 25th May 2018 to be GDPR compliant.
The LMC strongly recommends GPs and PMs to attend the training due to its major implications. This event is open to Sessional GPs as well as GP Partners. Read more here...
Noah's Ark Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Services
Noah's Ark Centre's Counselling and Psychotherapy services are now open to new referrals from clients. Patients can self refer by ringing 01422 300457. Charges have changed to a donation basis. A downloadable leaflet for patients and more information can be found by clicking here
Latest LMC Minutes
The minutes of January's LMC Meeting have now been uploaded. Read more here...
Update from the last LMC meeting
The LMC met on 21st February 2018. A few of the topics we discussed are highlighted below for your attention:
- The existence and role of the LMC buying group.
- The Coroner's office switching to electronic referrals via an email address. The LMC have some reservations about it and will be addressing these with the Coroner on your behalf.
- Darbopoeitin - This is a RED drug and GPs should not be prescribing it.
The minutes of the meeting will be uploaded to the site once they are finalised and approved.
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...
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...