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Notification of Death Regulations 2019

Notification of Death Regulations 2019 In September 2019 the government released new guidance regarding Notification of Death. These guidelines can be found at the Gov.uk website . The...

Patients released from prisons

The 2017/18 GMS contract included clauses designed to make the transition from prison to the community easier for patients being released from prison. These clauses (13.5B) allow...

NHSE complaints

When patients make complaints direct to NHSE practices will receive a letter from NHSE requesting a response within three working days. This is often not practically possible to achieve,...

GP Practice and CCG Responsibilities for Data Protection Officers (DPO)

Since April 2018, CCGs have been required to provide IG advice and DPO support to practices. The new GP contract announced that this mandatory requirement would be extended. In 2019,...