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, as many clinicians may be involved, and advice may need to sought from indemnity providers. We have discussed this with NHSE, and they have acknowledged that practices may not be able to provide a detailed response in their requested time scale. Thus practices are asked to provide a short response initially, which acknowledges receipt of the complaint, and sets out an expected timeframe for a full response.
From time to time NHS Engalnd go through a process of validating the dispensing lists of practices. NHS England will write to your...
Schools frequently request information from GPs regarding a child’s health conditions, their absence from school, or to certify that...
Prescribing at the request of a specialist In February 2018 we produced guidance regarding when GPs should and should not prescribe at...
In March NHSE published guidance regarding the prescribing of OTC medications. This guidance suggests that the NHS could save £100m per...
The CQC published its State of Care report recently, which is an annual assessment of health and social care in England. The report...
Recent CQC visits to practices, and post-payment visits (PPVs) by CCG and NHSE have highlighted that there are wide differences from...
Amendments to GMS/PMS Contract Regulations October 2020 Although there are a number of minor changes, those with the most relevance...
Collaborative arrangements The NHS Act obliges NHS bodies to provide advice to statutory bodies in relation to social services,...
The LMC has heard many concerns from practices that the level of service for children has significantly reduced since the development of...
Gender Identity and General Practice Gender Dysphoria Trans Healthcare Gender Identity and General Practice Gender identity issues and...
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