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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,...

New Faster Chest X-Ray Service

From Monday 3 June 2019, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) are piloting a faster chest X-ray service at Lincoln County Hospital and Pilgrim Hospital Boston. The reduced...