Latest updates and news

*** Newsflash - Changes to planned workshop 5th March 2019 ***

The seminar planned on the 5th March, "A walkthrough the Core Contracts" has been cancelled by LMC Law due to the major changes to the contract announced last month.

An alternative session will replace the original workshop, led by the LMC, to highlight to GPs what they need to know about the new Contract. Please save the date and come along to The Lecture Theatre at the Learning and Development Centre, Calderdale Royal Hospital.  Read more here...

Latest NHSE Correspondence - OTC Medications

Correspondence from the National Medical Director NHSE providing assurance to GPs' implementing NHSE guidance to not routinely prescribe OTC medications. Read here...

Latest Guidance - Issuing Death Certificates where the doctor has not seen the patient in the 14 days prior to death

The LMC have received updated guidance from the Coroner's Office regarding the above. Read more here... 

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... 










What have we been up to?

The LMC has appointed Marcus Beacham as the LMC Liaison Officer since January 2019.

Marcus will be the "First point of Contact" for the LMC and will be offering administrative support in place of Tracy Worrall. He will also be taking over responsibility for the website development and maintenance from Dr Hussain. The LMC would like to thank Tracy and Dr Hussain for their contributions and hard work!

A  "Jobs" tab has been added to the website. This is a free advertising service available to Calderdale Practices only. Practice Managers can email the Marcus to add their job adverts in due course. 




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Upcoming events

05 Mar 2019    "What we understand so far of the new GP Contract" Seminar


Next LMC Meeting 

13 Mar 2019      Calderdale LMC Meeting

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