Guidance

The guidance section holds a wealth of information on a wide range of subjects relating to general practice.

Secondary to Primary Care Workload Shift
Secondary to Primary Care Workload Shift
One of the challenges we have faced for years in our daily work in general practice is the non-contractual workload shift from secondary care. The requests of colleagues in practices across Lincolnshire to undertake work that should be performed by colleagues in secondary care is estimated to use up to 20% of general practice capacity […]
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National MMR catch-up campaign
National MMR catch-up campaign
17 February 2024
This article provides clarification on the following MMR issues: Requests for bringing forward MMR doses. Requests for MMR doses in adults including HCWs. MMR requirements for GP Practice staff National…
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Measles resources for Primary Care
Measles resources for Primary Care
31 January 2024
You will likely have seen media coverage on an increase in cases of Measles, mainly concentrated in the West Midlands. Resources have been created and are attached to inform your…
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Performance matters: Self-prescribing
Performance matters: Self-prescribing
26 January 2024
The LMC is regularly involved in representing and supporting doctors who have been identified as having “performance” issues. The LMC has identified a number of themes which recur, and this…
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CQC’s Statutory notifications
CQC’s Statutory notifications
23 January 2024
Top tips for a good experience submitting notifications to CQC Providers must notify CQC about certain changes, events and incidents that affect their service or the people who use it.…
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PCNA Legal Entity
PCNA Legal Entity
12 January 2024
Email sent to Lincolnshire GP Partners and Practice Managers by Lincolnshire LMC on Friday 12th January 2024   We have recently been notified that the Primary Care Network Alliance (PCNA)…
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Oliver McGowan Training is not Mandatory
Oliver McGowan Training is not Mandatory
10 January 2024
You may have received many emails from various organisations entitled Oliver McGowan ‘Mandatory’ Training. Oliver McGowan training is not mandatory, alternative training may be provided for your staff A requirement…
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