Latest Guidance

Our Guidance section contains a wealth of information on a wide range of subjects relating to General Practice. We have tried to make it easy to navigate, however if you are still unable to find what you are looking for please try the Search facility at the top of the page. 

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... 


Published 17th December 2018

GPDF Commissioned Legal Information Notes - Witness Summons or Court Orders and E-signatures 

Following requests, The GPDF (GP Defence Fund) have commissioned legal information notes from Pennington Manches LLP that are relevant to LMCs and Practices. Read the note on Witness Summons here...  and to see guidance related to e-signatures click here...  


Published 29th November 2018

Appraisal Guidance - Low volume of NHS General Practice clinical work 

YORLMC have shared some useful resources from the BMA to aid appraisal preparation for GPs. There is some specific recent guidance for those undertaking low volumes of clinical work only. Read more here... 


Published 17th October 2018