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Covid Antibody Testing

All Somerset GPs and Practice Managers Dear Colleagues We are getting a few queries on how staff and their patients can now access antibody testing. This is not yet in place for Primary care in Somerset, a protocol and SOP is being developed by the system testing cell and further detail will...

Update Care Homes

All Clinical Directors Dear Clinical Directors Just as a Heads up for your information we are putting the following in the update this Friday CARE HOMES AND CV19. Richard Vautrey of the GPC said that NHSE had backed away from contractual change and agreed with the BMA that most practices are...

Letters to Patients removed from Shielded List

All Senior Partners and Practice Managers Dear Colleagues We are aware that a number of practices have been unable to find the letter that NHS digital alluded to in a recent update, we have now been sent this and the letter can be found here Kind Regards Ji Jill Hellens Executive...

EMIS information - GP Connect and COVID Clinical Assessement Service (CCAS) information

All Somerset GPs and Practice Managers Dear Colleagues Hope you have all managed to get some rest over the Easter weekend Apologies the EMIS guide was not included in the weekly update article, it is now attached for reference, Please do direct any questions about this to the...

Primary Care Support from Secondary Care for Acutely Unwell Adults

Sent to all Somerset GPs and PMs Dear Colleagues Attached are the finalised documents from the CCG detailing how primary care is able to access consultant support for routine advice, urgent specialist advice, admission support and support in discussion around escalation or admission. Kind...

COVID-19 testing for Primary Care staff including Form

All Somerset GPs Practice Managers and Lead Nurses Dear Colleagues In case you missed this in the CCG update details of Testing Primary care below, please also find the assessment form attached The Somerset system has been working hard to put in place testing for colleagues for COVID-19....

Zoom Support Calls (password required)

All Somerset Practice Managers (From Yvonne Vigar) Dear Practice Manager, Just a reminder that there will be a zoom call for anyone wishing to join, from Tuesday at 11am. Where possible these will be held every Tuesday and Thursday over the coming weeks but will be reviewed according to...

Zoom Support Calls

All Somerset Practice Managers Dear Colleagues Hope you are all well The feedback given on the recent survey showed that many of you would like face to face group support. Yvonne Vigar has therefore set up a series of these over the coming weeks that you can join via zoom. Yvonne is...

GP-preparedness-update-letter-27-march-2020

All Somerset GPs and Practice Managers Dear Colleagues Apologies if you are receiving this letter twice but it appears from the e mails that we are receiving many of you haven't. it includes a lot of useful information including Easter opening Stay well Kind Regards Jill Jill...

(PCN) National Information and Key Dates

2023/24 NHS England Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service (DES) 2023/24 Practice and PCN Ready Reckoner 2023/224 GP Contract 22/23 Network contract Direct Enhanced Service Indicators and SNOMED codes - This tool provides a list of SNOMED codes for each indicator which are used to...

Childhood Conditions and Handy Apps and websites

Handy Apps and websites for Childhood conditions HANDi Paediatric app : : advice for common childhood conditions -Written by MPH consultants (Once you click on that link, please click 'advanced' and then 'Continue to devonccg.nhs.uk' Worried about your child? : Healthier Together by RCPCH A&Es...

Coronavirus: action plan-A guide to what you can expect across the UK

A guide to what you can expect across the UK

Covid 19 BMA Advice and Resources for General Practice

BMA Covid19 Site Covid 19 Whats new

Covid 19 Government webpage

covid 19 Government page

Covid 19 LMC&ICB advice, and online education

Covid 19 National Guidance

2024 Revised 'Which Covid-19 Vaccine?' poster 2023 Posters for Point of care recording - COVID-19 vaccinations Access to vaccination for displaced population groups Childrens programme update 11.10.23 COVID-19 vaccines - Quick reference guide NHSE National Protocols for COVID-19 Covid-19...

COVID-19 - Practice and Operational guidance

Covid-19 - Vaccination Programme

2024 Revised 'Which Covid-19 Vaccine?' poster COVID therapeutics - updated guidance 2023 NHSE COVID-19 vaccination guidance Patient Group Directions (PGDs) for COVID-19 vaccines National Protocol for COVID-19 (Adults) Managing COVID-19 Vaccines: Guidance and SOPs - SPS - Specialist...

GP Career Plus and GP-Link Groups

GP Career Plus and GP-Link Groups: These two support schemes are being offered to all GPs in Somerset. Summary of support for GPs in Somerset The GP Career Plus Scheme Video A series of twelve facilitated and financially supported peer support meetings over 6 months. The intention is to run...

LMC & ICB Local Guidance

Guidance note for patients requesting exemption letters Children Returning to School (LMC Template letter) Managing acutely unwell children in covid-19 outbreak Somerset Primary Care Guidance during the Covid 19 Pandemic (this link will direct you to a new page where you will need to be...

National COVID19 online education

Training modules Covid Vaccine: The Core Training Modules are now live, accessible via the Learning for Health site. The QNI has developed several online resources to support community nurses and nursing students who work with carers. The QNI's interactive toolkit includes learning...

National Guidance and Vaccination Programme

New and returning nurses administrating Prostap

With many new and returning nurses administrating Prostap, Takeda Uk Limited thought it useful to provide a link to the online administration video. Prostap administration video - https://prostapdcs.co.uk/professional/the-device/administration/ Additional Prostap resources including access to...

Practices

Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) on line resources to support community nurses and nursing students who work with carers

The QNI has developed several online resources to support community nurses and nursing students who work with carers. The QNI's interactive toolkit includes learning resources for: District Nurses General Practice Nurses School Nurses ​​​​​​​ (includes information about young carers) A...

Response to Communicable Diseases in a Community Setting

Covid-19 Healthcare Setting Outbreak Framework - 14 July 2021 South West Regional Healthcare Setting Covid-19 Outbreak Framework Appendix 1: IIMARCH Template for Reporting NHS Commissioned Services Communicable Disease Outbreak Appendix 4: Health Setting Communicable Disease Outbreak - Update...

Somerset LMC Special Edition Newsletter - Spring 2020 Issue 215

Issue 215 - Special Edition Newsletter

Support and Resilience Tips for Somerset Practice Managers

Professional Wellbeing Tips Natural antidepressants - SSRIs of the non-drug variety ( strategy, strengths, resources, insights) Presentation Worksheet The Happiness Advantage - The Power of Positive Psychology Presentation Worksheet Personal and Team Resilience Presentation Worksheet...

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