Home Menu

Search our Guidance:

The Guidance Section holds a wealth of information on a wide range of subjects relating to general practice.

We have tried to arrange the guidance as simply as we can but we would encourage you to use the Search Guidance facility.

Hot Topics

Postponement to General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR)

Type 1 opt-out form.pdf To provide more time to speak with patients, doctors, health charities and others, the collection of GP data for Planning and Research in England has been...

Latest Guidance

National Workforce Reporting Service (NWRS)

National Workforce Reporting Service (NWRS) What do I need to do before the first collection on 31st July? The aim of this new service is to make the task as simple and efficient as...

SOP for practices from 19th July 2021

Standard Operating Procedure for practices from 19th July 2021 On 19th July 2021 NHSEI wrote to practices explaining their expectations of practices from 19th July onwards. In...

Onward referral from Emergency Departments

Onward referral from Emergency Departments Emergency Departments do not have the ability to safely make or follow-up onward referrals. It has been agreed though that patients seen...

New PCN handbook

The new PCN handbook for 2021/22 has now been published and is available on the BMA website. The handbook has been updated to include the changes agreed as part of the 2021/22 GP...