With the advent of Primary Care Networks, some practices have considered whether merging contracts is the best way forward for business continuity and risk sharing. Merging contracts is a significant undertaking, and should not be considered without caution and due diligence. To aid practices to make the decision about merging, and to facilitate the process, the LMC has produced a guide to merging and a spreadsheet to facilitate the process.
These documents can be found at the in the links above. The LMC is also able to give advice if merger is something that you are considering.
Practices are incentivised through QOF to perform a Cancer Care Review for patients newly diagnosed with cancer. These CCRs are hoped to...
The Serious Case Review for Child F was undertaken in 2018 as a result of the death of Child F. The recommendations from this SCR...
The BMA have recently published the document 'Workload Control in General Practice'. This document highlights the significant increase...
Legislation Under the terms of their primary medical services contracts, GP practices cannot refuse an application to join its list of...
CCGs have recently received a letter from NHS England reminding them of their duty to fund GP time when preparing reports for...
Healthwatch Lincolnshire has received a number of complaints from patients about being removed from GP practice lists. Healthwatch...
The LMC have been asked to share some lessons learnt from recent Serious Incidents which have affected Lincolnshire patients. Missed...
Sent to all Lincolnshire GPs, PMs, and nurses Dear %recipient.firstname%, From 4th February 2019 Lincolnshire health and care...
As you know Firearms Licensing (FAL) has been an area of contention since new guidance was released by the Home Office in 2016. This...
Dear %recipient.firstname%, Many of you will already have seen the BMA document "Workload Control in General Practice". This document...
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