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General Practice Alert System- coming soon!

General Practice Alert System- coming soon! Hospital trusts use Operating Pressures Escalation Level (OPEL) to communicate their demand and capacity to the NHS systems. OPEL is used by...

Primary Care Networks (PCN)- what is expected from October 2021?

NHSEI have published their expectation for PCNs for 2021/22 and 2022/23. Full details of this can be found at the NHSEI web pages. This article aims to summarise these for practices so...

Becton-Dickinson blood bottle shortage

Practices will have received notice that there is a shortage of blood bottles and should be reducing the number of tests performed. The advice requests All primary care and...

Performance Matters- palliative care and pre-emptive planning

Performance Matters- palliative care and pre-emptive planning The LMC is regularly involved in representing and supporting doctors who have been identified as having 'performance'...