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PCN Documents and Enhanced Services 19/20

All Somerset GPs and Practice Managers Dear Colleagues Please find links to the following documents 1. Network DES Specification 2. Network DES Guidance 3. Network DES Registration Form 4. Network Agreement 5. Network Contract VAT Information Note 6. GP contract 2019/20: NHS England...

Somerset LMC Weekly update Friday 31st March 2017

All Somerset GPs and Practice Managers The Alternative Canary Latest blog from LMC Chairman Nick Bray Somerset LMC Spring Newsletter 2017 NHS Standard Contract 17/18 Changes to the Statement of Fitness for Work form EMIS Remote Consult: Sharing Agreement Dols Legislative Change Porter Dodson...

Somerset LMC weekly Update Friday 15th April 2016

All Somerset GPs and Practice Managers This and previous updates can be found here NEW LMC Chairman PSU (Provider Support Unit) GP Options Documents Firearms guidance update – message on behalf of John Canning, Chair of the Professional Fees...

Somerset LMC Weekly Update Friday 15 January 2016

Sent to all Somerset GPs, Practice Managers and Lead Nurses This and previous updates are available here Investing in Primary Care ES Antivirals Now Indicated for Treatment of Flu Well@Work - Baseline Health Questionnaires (BHQ's) Vaccine Update - Special Edition 2016 Investing in...

Choice Of GP Practice-Out of the Area Registrations

NHS England released guidance on the new out of area patient registration (choice of GP practice) arrangements during November 2014, click here to access this. What does this actually mean? Within the guidance that has been issued it identifies 2 elements to this scheme which are: Out of...

Enhanced Services Local and National 20/21

Advanced Learning Disabilities Support Anti-Coagulation Initiation, Stabilisation and Monitoring Community Leg Ulcer Service (Federation Based) Frome Community Leg Ulcer Service (Federation Based) South Somerset Community Leg Ulcer Service CLICK Complex Care (Federation...

GMS Contract Changes 15/16

The following is an extract from the NHS Employers website. This link takes you to the contract changes for 2015/16, dating back to 2006/07: NHS Employers and the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) of the British Medical Association have agreed changes to the General Medical Services...

GP Contract 2020/21 2023/24

BMA - QOF changes at a glance Investment and evolution: A five-year framework for GP contract reform to implement The NHS Long Term Plan (full document) Implementing the 2020/21 GP Contract NHS England Enhanced Service Specifications Quality and Outcomes Framework Sept 2020 letter PCN...

GP Enhanced Service Return Template

Template

Improved Access-LMC discussion paper

Background The Conservative Manifesto for the 2015 election included a number of pledges to increase access to general practice. A Conservative government would “ensure that you can see a GP seven days a week by 2020” and that “everyone over 75 will get a same day appointment if they need...

Issue 205 Somerset LMC Newsletter December 2016

Issue 205 Seven Day Access to General Practice Information sharing with other health and social care providers From the Archives Somerset STP what it is really all about The Cameron Fund Dr Whimsy

National Flu Campaign 2020/21

Guidance on how to locally manage held flu vaccine stock in Primary Care Providers and NHS Trusts The National Flu Immunisation Programme 2020/21 - NHSE flu letter setting out eligible cohorts Annual 2020/21 flu season 20/21 DES specification Updated 02.09 Guidance Options and solutions for...

Patient online Access

The General Medical Services (GMS) and Personal Medical Services (PMS) contracts (2014/15) include the requirement for general practices to offer and promote to patients: online appointment booking, online ordering of repeat prescriptions and, by 31 March 2015, online access to summary...

Patient Online services in Primary Care

The Patient Online programme has released two oolkits to support GP practices, CCGs, CSUs and other NHS organisations with the effective promotion of online services to patients: ordering of repeat prescriptions, booking of appointments and viewing of medical records. The toolkits consist of...

Practice Support Documents (Including GP payments Timetable and Guide)

This GP Timetable and Guide was developed by the LMC and Resilience team and we hope practices find it useful, it is being updated continually as services change or are updated.The support documents are listed below Enhanced Services Quarterly Returns Form 19/20 CQRS Amendment Form LARC...

QRISK2 Review Process Update

This Enhanced Service is being offered between February 17 and October 17 in recognition of work caused by QRISK2 mapping error, practices will be offered the service via CQRS and will need to sign up to accept it Letter from David Geddes Enhanced Service Specification

Top Tips

Top Tips 2020 28.8.20 Cytology Things to consider: Age Group - Patients aged 25 - 49 are eligible for screening every 42 months Cervical smear disclaimer must be coded when received by the practice and is only valid for 42 months Patients will need to receive three invitations and if no...

Unplanned Admissions DES 15/16

Unplanned Admissions enhanced service National Specification 15/16 Summary of key Changes for 15/16 Unplanned Admissions Specification with reporting template Word Version Following a number of queries about how often the care plan for the Avoiding Unplanned Admissions (AUA) enhanced service...