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...
111 First- How to give feedback Since April 2020 all practices have had to free up one appointment per day for every 3000 patients for...
Legislation Under the terms of their primary medical services contracts, GP practices cannot refuse an application to join its list of...
The BMA have recently published the document 'Workload Control in General Practice'. This document highlights the significant increase...
Covid funding (written by: Dr Kieran Sharrock) NHSEI have announced that £150m will be made available to general practice through the...
CCGs have recently received a letter from NHS England reminding them of their duty to fund GP time when preparing reports for...
The LMC have been asked to share some lessons learnt from recent Serious Incidents which have affected Lincolnshire patients. Missed...
Healthwatch Lincolnshire has received a number of complaints from patients about being removed from GP practice lists. Healthwatch...
As you know Firearms Licensing (FAL) has been an area of contention since new guidance was released by the Home Office in 2016. This...
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