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The Lincolnshire LMC is actively working with CCGs, NHS England, EMAS, Public Health & many other organisations regarding COVID-19.

We are part of the Primary Care Cell, Clinical Cell & Business Continuity Working Group for COVID-19.

As per our email of 16 March 2020, the LMC will not be sending out separate updates to practice’s regarding COVID-19 but will input into the daily updates sent out to practices. This decision was made by the LMC Committee to avoid duplication of emails/information & to ensure the latest information is disseminated to practices.


Please see the latest COVID-19 Updates attached below:



Lincolnshire LMC Frequently Asked Questions

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 12/11/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 26/10/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 05/10/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 25/09/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 18/09/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 11/09/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Re-Published 03/09/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 12/08/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 04/08/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 22/07/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 15/07/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 03/07/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 22/06/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 17/06/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 12/06/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 08/06/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 27/05/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 19/05/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 13/05/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 07/05/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 06/05/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 01/05/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 28/04/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 24/04/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 21/04/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Updated 17/04/2020

Lincolnshire LMC FAQs Published 15/04/2020 


Link to FAQs Appendices


CLICK HERE to view the LMC's Flu Vaccination 2020-21 FAQs Document



Practice Staff Wellbeing Resource:

TAKE-30:  A new service aimed at providing confidential peer support for busy GP’s, Practice Managers, Nurses & other practice staff members as they work through the challenges of COVID-19

The 30 minute sessions will be 1:1 with an experienced colleague and available on the day, (Monday to Friday, before 4pm), providing an opportunity to talk through what is going on for you.

This service is available free of charge for Lincolnshire GPs, Nurses & Practice Managers.

To access or find out more about this free service, contact us; 

Tel 01522 576659

Email: info@lincslmc.co.uk

Follow up sessions can be arranged if needed.

If you wish to speak to someone urgently please contact the NHS 111 service or the Samaritans 0116 123 (24 hour availability) www.samaritans.org .

Also- For doctors the BMA support service can be contacted on 0330 123 1245 (24hrs) wellbeingsupport@bma.org.uk



A-Z Tools & Resources:

Accessible Information Standard (AIS) uploaded 15/05/2020

Access to NHS Dentistry Poster (07/05/2020)

Access To Primary Care Services - Public Facing Script (21/05/2020)

Access to Dental Services 23/04/2020

Advice for patients with an Emerade 500 microgram auto-injcetor (20/05/2020)

AHT Grab Guide (20/05/2020)

AHT Letter (22/07/2020)

Anti-inflammatory Medications - CEM_CMO_2020_010 (pdf) (18/03/2020)

AQP MSK Services - GP Tracker (06/2020)

Ardens COVID-19 Resources Pagehttps://www.ardens.org.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-resources

Ardens Healthcare Informatics: Sending Med3 Fit Notes Electronically 

At Risk Patient Letter (06/05/2020)

Care Arrangements Pathway (children) 14/05/2020

Care Homes - Identifying a Clinical Lead for Care Homes 13/05/2020

Caring For People At Highest Clinical Risk - Updated 11/04/2020

CCG July 2020 Bulletin

Clinical guidance for HCPs on imms for COVID-19 (29.06.2020)imms for COVID-19 (29.06.2020)

COLD V COVID - KNOW YOUR SYMPTOMS: Useful Resources for practices to share with parents and patients

Complaints During COVID-19 Template Letter

COVID-19 And Cancer - This is an official information sheet for COVID-19 advice specific to cancer patients attached; it includes information for both those undergoing treatment and those living with cancer.

COVID-19 Contraception Contingency Plan

COVID-19 Social Media Toolkit Updated 15/05/2020

COVID-19 Guidance Update for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG 19/05/2929

DENTAL Preparedness Letter July 2020

FAQ Appraisal and Revalidation during the Covid 19 Pandemic (pdf) 24/03/2020

FAQs: Appraisal Suspension COVID-19 

Flowchart for return to work asymptomatic 20/05/2020

Flowchart for return to work symptomatic 20/05/2020

FSRH: Essential Services in Sexual & Reproductive Health 19:03:2020 (pdf) 

GMC: Letter to Retired GPs

Gov.uk Early Years & Childcare: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-early-years-and-childcare-closures/coronavirus-covid-19-early-years-and-childcare-closures

GP Direct Access Comms for Urgent Plain Film Imaging (06/2020)

GP Direct Access Comms for Urgent Xray v2.0 23/06/2020

GP All Cause Admission Letter COVID-19 (13/05/2020)

GP Supporting Information for Shielding and Non-Shielding Patients (06/05/2020)

Guidance on how to respond to domestic abuse during COVID-19 lockdown for healthcare professionals. (29/04/2020)

Guidance on how to respond to domestic abuse during telephone and video consultations (29/04/2020)

Guidance on the Management of Symptomatic Patients Dying from COVID-19

HEE: COVID-19 Resources for the allied health professionals (AHP) in England 10/04/2020

HEE: Free access to COVID-19 e-learning programme for UK Health & Care Workforce  

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Form

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Guidence

How do I get a test for Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Lincolnshire CCG Staff Testing Message

Hotel Accommodation for NHS Staff 20.03.2020

HWB Helpline Poster

Impact of COVID-19 on BME Communities and Health and Care Staff (30/04/2020)

Implications of changes to routine service provision - BMA - 01/05/2020

Increased Patient Information for health and care professionals. - COVID-19 - 24/04/2020 

Index of Daily Briefings 

Information for Returning Clinicianshttps://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/returning-clinicians/

Joint letter from the Department for Health and Social Care, NHS Resolution, and NHS England and NHS Improvement: Clinical Negligence Indemnity in Response to Coronavirus (06/04/2020)

LD Template Summary Final 

Letter from Prof John Newton (uploaded 13/05/2020)

Letter from Prof Powis to ROs and MDs 19 March 2020 (Appraisal revalidation)

Lincolnshire CCG Covid-19 Claim Form

Lincolnshire Diabetic Foot Selfie

Link to: Advice on how to establish a remote 'total triage' model in General Practice using online consultations 27/03/2020 

Link to: Primary care webinar on Covid-19 27 March 2020 : On 26 March 2020, Nikki Kanani, Medical Director for Primary Care and Ed Waller, Director, Primary Care Strategy and NHS Contracts hosted a webinar for colleagues working in primary care to provide an update to general practice regarding COVID-19.

Lower GI 2WW Pathway - Consequences of COVID-19 (27/05/2020)

LSPC Poster - Emotional Wellbeing

LSPC Poster - Welfare of Children

Macmillan Information Centre Leaflet 29/04/2020

Maternity Services Are Open (13/05/2020)

Mental Health Screening Algorithym (07/2020)

Mental health support to the Lincolnshire health and care workforce as a result of COVID-19 (01/07/2020)

Message sent to practices 19/03/2020

MHRA Class 2 Patient Level Recall Emerade 500 microgram

National Shielding Programme - Information for Local Authorities about individuals who do not need to shield (21/05/2020)

NHS Key Worker Validation - Childcare 20.03.2020 (pdf)

NHS launches mental health hotline for staff tackling COVID-19 

One You Lincolnshire Update (pdf)

Palliative Care Briefing 06/05/2020

Palliative Care SPA Referral Form (uploaded 15/05/2020

Passenger Guidence Infographic (uploaded 15/05/2020)

Pathology Frequently Asked Questions 15/10/20

Perinatal Mental Health Service Leaflet (07/2020)


PHONE SCAM ALERT - (Lincs CCG 29/04/2020)

Preparedness letter_primary care _19_March_2020

Preparedness Update Letter - 27/03/2020

PPE COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 02/04/2020 Update

PPE Dedicated Supply Channel: Important Customer Alert (22/05/2020)

PPE Department of Health & Social Care PPE Letter 01/04/2020

PPE Ordering Process

PPE: Personal protective equipment and heat: risk of heat stress (06/2020)

Public guidance - attending vaccination appointment (01/07/2020)

Public Health Evidence Coronavirus October 2020

Public Health Surveillance of Positive Cases 03.07.20

RCGP COVID-19 Page:  https://www.rcgp.org.uk/policy/rcgp-policy-areas/covid-19-coronavirus.aspx

Recommendations Cardiology Service

Regional Testing Leads Meeting - 01.07.2020

Request for Clinical Trial Patients (06/05/2020)

Risk assessments for at-risk staff groups (24/06/2020)

Same Day Emergency Care Clinician Information Leaflet (10/07/2020)

SAR Template Letter


SECOND PHASE OF NHS RESPONSE TO COVID19 - for Action (29/04/2020)

Self Harm Awareness - Briefing Note (06/05/2020)

Self Harm Awareness Key Messages and Suggested Useful Resources (06/05/2020)

Self Harm Awareness - Social Media Schedule (06/05/2020)

Self Harm Awareness - Suggested Tweets (06/05/2020

Self Harm Awareness - Training Briefing 2020 (06/05/2020)

Shielding Support Offer (06/2020)

Shielding Support Timeline (06/2020)

SitRep Return Form

Staff testing poster (1) - Oct 2020

Steps 2 Change - Organisation referral

Testing Update (25/05/2020)

The National Health Service (Amendments Relating to the Provision of Primary Care Services During a Pandemic etc.) Regulations 2020 (27/03/2020)

Winter 2020 testing model multiplex working group 23/06/2020

W40 Flu Uptake Winter 2021 04/10/20

X-Ray Referrals Recovery Plan SOP Comms 23 07 20 v3.1




Latest CCG Primary Care Updates

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response 19th October 2020

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response 15th October 2020

Prescribing and Pharmacy Briefing - 15th October 2020 

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response 12th October 2020

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response 8th October 2020

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response 5th October 2020

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response 1st October 2020

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response 28th September 2020

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response 24th September 2020

Prescribing and Pharmacy Briefing - 24th September 2020

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response - 14th September 2020

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response - 10th September 2020

Prescribing and Pharmacy Briefing 10th September 2020

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response - 7th September 2020

Briefing for Practices COVID-19 Response  - 1st September 2020