CLMC Bulletins

CLMC bulletin 468 - 22.06.21 including:

  • New PCSE pay and pension system update 
  • Workload crisis 
  • GP appointment data
  • Long-covid and weight management enhanced services
  • Long COVID NHS plan for 2021/22
  • PCN handbook
  • Time to end NHSE/I directive letters 
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme  
  • Delay in roll-out of patient data sharing programme (GPDPR)
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance 
  • Proposed changes to annual complaints collection (K041b form) 
  • Reminder: Deadline for THE EU SETTLEMENT Scheme – 30 June 
  • GPC UK and GPC England committee pages 
  • Specialist and Professional Committee elections  
  • BMA moral distress report launch
  • Community Health and Wellbeing Worker at level 3 apprenticeship standard: demand scoping for employers
  • Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) Occupational Health Awareness Week, 28 June – 2 July
  • GPC GP Bulletin

 

CLMC Bulletin 467 - 15.06.21 including:

  • Delay in roll-out of patient data sharing programme (GPDPR)
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • Extending the medical examiner into primary care
  • New PCSE pay and pension system update GP registration for in/under-documented migrants
  • PCN Funding
  • Reminder - Pension guidance for retired doctors
  • Fall in prescription items dispensed
  • Reminder: Deadline for THE EU SETTLEMENT Scheme - 30 June
  • BMA Specialist and Professional Committee elections
  • BMA webinar: Board of science discussion event - Long Covid, 16th June 10.00am-12.30pm
  • VWV Webinar: General practice - current and future issues update, 3pm 24 June 2021
  • BMA Law Webinar: Mediation & Dispute Resolution, 29 June 1pm
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 466 - 08.06.21 including:

  • Delay in roll-out of patient data sharing programme (GPDPR) for England
  • New PCSE GP pay and pensions portal
  • Deadline approaching for EU settlement scheme
  • TNA (Trainee Nursing Associate) information webinars
  • GP partners and practice managers sought for research on locum doctors
  • NHS cervical screening management system to be introduced on 30 October
  • Mask Exemptions for airline passengers in relation to COVID-19
  • Spirometry
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 465 - 01.06.21 including:

  • Unsustainable, unsafe, and unfair: General Practice in crisis 
  • BBC cover GP pressures
  • Urgent meeting held with ministers to seek action to address pressures in general practice 
  • RCGP statement on NHS pressures  
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme  
  • 15-minute observation period (Pfizer) 
  • Vaccine data 
  • Locum doctors in the NHS: understanding and improving the quality and safety of care 
  • New PCSE GP Pay and Pensions portal
  • £120m COVID expansion fund - fair shares allocation per STP
  • GP Data for Planning and Research
  • Final Seniority Factors for 2017/18
  • NHSEI review of urgent and emergency care standards 
  • Health inequalities toolkit – call for examples 
  • Cameron Fund – 10 top tips for financial wellbeing 
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 464- 25.05.21 including:

  • Vote of no confidence in NHS England leadership: GPC England Motion passed 
  • Online consultations – the contractual position   
  • 'If I die it will be your fault' campaign: supporting your teams
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme  
  • Updated Enhanced Service Specification 
  • BMA media campaign ‘Spread the word, not the virus’  
  • Guidance for vaccination centres to ensure access to people with dependent children 
  • Storage of Pfizer vaccine 
  • Vaccine data 
  • COVID-19 data
  • NHS Standard Contract 2021/22 – New “interface” provision
  • GP Data for Planning and Research, legal direction
  • Reminder: New GP Pay and Pensions system 
  • Primary care system development funding and GPIT funding guidance
  • LMC UK Conference 2021 
  • Forced labour in international PPE supply chains through COVID-19 – issues and solutions 
  • GPC GP Bulletin
  • GPC Sessional GP Bulletin

CLMC bulletin 463 - 18.05.21 including:

  • Face-to-face appointments  
  • Online Consultations - Contractual Requirements
  • LMC UK Conference 2021 
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme  
  • COVID vaccine status 
  • Change to 2nd dose vaccination schedule
  • Changes to National Booking Service (NBS) for pregnant women 
  • Vaccine data 
  • Multilingual versions of pulse oximetry patient video
  • Referring patients with minor illness symptoms to a community pharmacist
  • DPN for GP Data for planning and research (GPDPR), legal direction
  • International Nurses Day 
  • New GP Pay and Pensions system
  • GP Trainees Committee regional elections 2021 
  • Cameron Fund, Top Tips for Financial Wellbeing
  • Home Office EU settled status webinar: Wednesday 26 May, 12-1pm
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 462 - 11.05.21 including:

  • BMA survey – GP workload pressures
  • Workforce data and GP pressures
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme 
  • JCVI announcement regarding AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 40
  • Patients bringing babies or children to vaccination appointments
  • Oversupply of PPE to vaccination centres
  • Microsoft N365 licences will be allocated for Locum GPs 
  • Central procurement for Pneumovax®23 from 1 June 2021
  • GP Trainees Committee regional elections 2021 – Please circulate to any Trainees you may have within your practice
  • Your chance to inform staff training in primary care 
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 461 - 04.05.21 including:

  • GP appointment figures and workload pressures
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • New photographs show the people behind the national vaccination effort
  • Weekly COVID-19 data 
  • Racism in primary care report
  • Sir Simon Stevens to stand down as NHS England chief executive
  • Domestic Abuse Bill receives Royal Assent
  • Serious Shortage Protocol for Estradot
  • Extension to the shingles immunisation programme
  • Launch of framework for suppliers of digital services to general practice
  • Appraisal 2020 survey
  • Global health leaders back BMA call for urgent action as COVID crisis in India worsens
  • Clare Wand Fund trustee elections
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 460 - 27.04.21 including:

  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • Second vaccinations
  • Guidance on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and very rare clotting disorders
  • Vaccinating during pregnancy
  • Vaccine dose data
  • Weekly COVID-19 data
  • PCV Hib MenC and Childhood 6 in 1 data collection for payment 
  • NHS Digital’s GP Collections website 
  • Improving General Practice appointment data (GPAD) webinars and demos
  • Updated guidance for HGV medicals
  • DWP Forms
  • Maternal mental health 
  • New GP Pay and Pensions system
  • 21/22 PA preceptorship primary care offer: NOW OPEN for applications
  • GPC GP bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 459 - 20.04.21 including:

  • Flu vaccination programme 21/22
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • Vaccinating during Ramadan
  • Vaccine dose data
  • PRINCIPLE trial on COVID treatment
  • GP Career Support Hub
  • Call for swift action to remove GMC’s power to appeal tribunal decisions
  • Weekly COVID-19 data update
  • National e-Referral Service (e-RS) advice and guidance webinar
  • GPC GP bulletin
  • GPC Sessional GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 458 - 13.04.21 including:

  • GMS/PMS regulations - pandemic amendments
  • SFE and global sum calculation
  • DES directions and flu immunisations 
  • Flu vaccination 20/21 achievement and plans for 2021/22 
  • Vaccinations and immunisations guidance
  • Network Contract DES 2021/22 and improving general practice appointment data
  • Improving GP appointment data 
  • NHS Standard Contract 2021/22 – New “interface” provision
  • MHRA/JCVI and EMA statements on AZ vaccine
  • Pinnacle now features reporting functionality
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • Shielding for clinically extremely vulnerable to end
  • Maximising vaccine uptake in underserved communities
  • Vaccine certificates
  • Vaccine dose data
  • Community pharmacy pandemic delivery service 
  • Easing of restrictions and testing
  • Free COVID-19 PPE scheme extended until the end of March 2022
  • Access to vaccination for parents with children
  • Weekly COVID-19 data update
  • Salaried GPs vaccination reimbursement
  • Delayed applications to New to practice partnership scheme
  • New Roles in Primary Care Resource Updates - Version 4
  • Race report BMA response
  • BMA summary: NHS Planning Guidance 2021/22 and NHS Mandate 2021/22
  • GPC Voting open for Durham and Cleveland regional elections
  • Inspiring the female GP leaders of tomorrow
  • Webinars: Circulated by the Primary Care Training Hub and provided by Nuffield Health
  • GPC GP bulletin

 

CLMC Bulletin 457- 30.03.21 including:

  • COVID-19 one year on
  • Support for CCGs in addressing vaccine inequalities
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy
  • Quality Assurance Framework and SOP for lateral flow devices for COVID-19 vaccination sites
  • Vaccine dose data
  • Medical assessments for prospective foster carer and adopters
  • NHS Operational Planning and Contracting Guidance 2021/22
  • Annual allowance voluntary scheme pays 201819 deadline extension
  • BMA report on impact of COVID-19 on health inequalities
  • GPC Voting open for Durham and Cleveland regional elections
  • Investment in General Practice report and data quality statement 2015/16-2019/20
  • BMA moral distress survey
  • NHS Confederation Survey: ICS and the White Paper
  • Webinars: Circulated by the Primary Care Training Hub and provided by Nuffield Health
  • Mental Health and wellbeing - looking after you and your practice team
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 456 - 23.03.21 including:

  • £120m additional funding for general practice
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • Reduction of vaccine supply for April
  • Deadline to opt out of second phase of the CVP
  • MHRA confirms that people should continue to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine
  • Vaccine dose data
  • Ongoing support for general practice
  • Shielding for clinically extremely vulnerable to end
  • VAT removal for primary care
  • General Medical Services (GMS) Ready Reckoner 2021/22
  • Implementing the 2020/21 GP contract changes to personal medical services and alternative provider medical services contracts
  • Overworked doctors must be allowed to rest and recover so we can keep patients safe, BMA warns
  • Weekly COVID-19 data update
  • Medicine Delivery Service
  • Webinar: BMA Law, New GP Partners - What to Consider
  • Training opportunity through Primary Care Training Hub: Video Group Consultations
  • Webinars: Circulated by the Primary Care Training Hub and provided by Nuffield Health
  • NHS Digital Research Session Request - NWRS (National Workforce Reporting System)
  • GPC GP and Sessional GP bulletins

CLMC Bulletin 455 - 16.03.21 including:

  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • Guidance for QOF payments 2020/21
  • Vaccination and Immunisation guidance
  • Workload Prioritisation
  • Locum income support
  • Everyday sexism survey
  • The latest BMA tracker survey showing gender disparity
  • BMA briefs peers ahead of committee stage of Domestic Abuse Bill
  • NHs Pensions scheme webinar for sessional GPS and locums
  • School absence note requests
  • Patients ordering PCR tests without symptoms
  • Covid-19 Assisted Lateral Flow Device test results to GP records
  • Discharge Medicines Service
  • Managing environmental impact of prescribing webinar
  • GPC GP Bulletin 

CLMC Bulletin 454 09.03.21 including:

  • Flu vaccination orders and reimbursement
  • Amended QOF SFE 2020/21
  • General Practice Fellowships Programme
  • Vaccinating cohort 7 and Phase 2 of the Covid Vaccination Programme
  • Vaccination deployment
  • Improving social staff vaccination rates
  • NHS Number and COVID vaccinations
  • Vaccine dose data
  • Health Secretary's message of thanks to GPs on pandemic effort
  • Recruiting and maintaining your vaccination workforce
  • Government Budget 2021
  • Letter to Chancellor about funding in general practice
  • Government evidence to DDRB
  • Contract webinar 2021/22 recordings
  • Navigating the NHS Pension Scheme for Sessionals
  • New to Partnership Payment - Physician Associates
  • Remote fit notes - please remember to sign them
  • BMA Member Webinar - Proposed NHS Reforms and potential impact for the North East
  • Senior female GPs Leadership webinar
  • GP Retention Scheme webinar
  • GPC Durham/Cleveland elections
  • Mental health and wellbeing - looking after you and your practice team
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 453 02.03.21 including:

  • Lockdown restrictions loosening
  • GPC GMS Contract Webinar 2021/22
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Programme
  • Signposting patient to access Covid vaccinations via pharmacy
  • Vaccinating people with a learning disability
  • vaccinating people with Severe Mental Illness (SMI)
  • COVID-19 Clinical Risk Assessment Tool (QCovid)
  • Vaccinating those aged under 18
  • Vaccination cohort 5
  • Vaccination patients who are HIV positive
  • Studies on COVID-19 vaccine efficacy
  • Updated BMA COVID-19 risk assessment tool
  • Annual allowance repayment scheme 2019/20
  • Medicine Delivery Service
  • 21/22 Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACPs) applications: NOW OPEN
  • GPCC Durham/Cleveland elections

CLMC bulletin 452 23.02.21 including:

  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • Vaccinating cohorts 5 and 6
  • National pool of Steward Volunteers
  • COVID vaccination for healthcare workers
  • Retired doctors – return to practice to support the pandemic effort
  • Updated GMC guidance on prescribing
  • BMA briefing on White Paper on NHS reform and Integrated Care Systems
  • Protection for Healthcare workers
  • NHSPS- service charges dispute
  • GPDF: Advice note on Criminal Finances Act 2017 and Corporate Criminal Offences
  • Lung cancer campaign launch
  • NHS Discharge Medicines Service
  • Online fit note research help
  • GPC Durham/Cleveland elections
  • Tees Valley Primary Care Training Hub Newsletter
  • Contract agreement 2021/22 webinar
  • GP Retention Scheme Webinar

CLMC Bulletin 45116.02.21 including:

  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • NENC ICS Vaccination Board - cohorts 5 & 6
  • Vaccination of frontline health and social care workers
  • Transport of Astra Zeneca vaccine to GP practices within the PCN Grouping
  • Feeing up practices to support COVID -19 vaccination
  • Green Book update in relation to Covid-19
  • vaccine hesitancy
  • Vaccine dose data
  • February 2021 Screening and Immunisation bulletin - North East and North Cumbria
  • Thank you from the Prime Minister
  • Government White Paper on NHS reform and Integrated Care Systems
  • Assessments carried out for detention under the mental health to take place in person
  • Amendments to European Health Insurance cards (EHICs) and S1 forms (UK) Regulations
  • GP Assistants wave 2 of the GP Assistants Programme
  • Contract agreement 2021/22 webinar
  • GP Retention Scheme Webinar
  • Mental health and wellbeing - looking after you and your practice team
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • GPC GP bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 450 10.02.21 including:

  • Vaccination of JCVI cohorts 1-4
  • National call/recall letters to Clinically Extremely Vulnerable people
  • Movement of AstraZeneca vaccines
  • IPC Bulletin for General Practice on 'Donning and doffing stations for PPE'
  • Second Doses
  • New vaccination information helpline and alternative point of care systems
  • Vaccine doses data
  • Contract agreement webinar for 2021/22
  • Government backs BMA proposal to fix unlawful age discrimination of the NHS Pension scheme
  • Flu Vaccine reimbursement 2021/22
  • Staff with long COVID
  • Freedom of Information requests for practices' Gifts and Hospitality register
  • SSP for levothyroxine 12.5 mcg tablets
  • Bame forum launch
  • GP Retention Scheme Webinar
  • GPC UK regional elections
  • mental health and wellbeing - looking after you and your practice team
  • BMA Covid-19 guidance
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 449 02.02.21 including:

  • Contract agreement for 2021/22
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • Vaccination of healthcare workers
  • Vaccine wastage
  • Second doses
  • Legal advice note commissioned by GPDF on Covid-19 vaccination programme
  • IT issues
  • Transfer of vaccines
  • Care Homes
  • Update PCN Vaccine planning and progress tracking tool
  • Coronavirus vaccination figures
  • CQC activity in Primary Care
  • New to Partnership Scheme
  • Skilled worker/tier 2 status registrars
  • NHS Pension Scheme Access for ARRS staff
  • GP appointment data
  • GP referrals into CPCS
  • Face to Face Vaccination Training Offer - North East and North Cumbria
  • Health & Wellbeing Coaches Workshop - NENC
  • GP Retention Scheme Webinar
  • Healthwatch South Tees Star Awards 2021
  • GPC regional elections
  • Mental health and wellbeing - look after you and your practice team
  • BMA COVID-19 guidance
  • GPC GP Bulletin

CLMC Bulletin 448 26/01/2021 including:

  •   Contract agreement for 2021/22
  •   PCN DES ballot results
  •   PM praises GPs 
  •   Tees Locum Support Forum
  •   COVID-19 vaccination programme  
  •   Securing enhanced and suitable PPE 
  •   BMA joins calls for emergency legislation to protect medics from 'unlawful killing' cases 
  •   Judicial Review against Northamptonshire safeguarding partners (safeguarding fees) 
  •   Payments during suspension - SoS Determination
  •   LMC England Conference resolutions 
  •   GPC regional elections 
  •   Meeting on public health restructuring for public health doctors working outside of PHE

CLMC Bulletin 447 19/01/2021 including:

  • Additional funding to support rapid care home vaccination
  • Vaccine rollout and mass vaccination centres
  • Vaccination of healthcare workers 
  • Change in legislation to allow any GMC registered doctor to administer the COVID-vaccine in primary care settings 
  • COVID-19 vaccinations programme guidance 
  • Supporting doctors throughout the second COVID-19 wave
  • Workload prioritisation: Level 4 or 5 
  • Update on CQC’s regulatory approach 
  • Guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) patients 
  • COVID PPE scheme extended until June 2021 
  • Lateral flow test ordering
  • Pulse oximetry guidance update 
  • Pre-registration for offenders leaving prison 
  • NHSE/I legislative proposals on Integrated Care Systems
  • Fit notes (med 3) 
  • Tees Valley Primary Care Training Hub - General Practice opportunities

CLMC Bulletin 446 12/01/2021 including:

  • National lockdown, workload prioritisation and vaccination of healthcare professionals
  • COVID-10 vaccinations programmes
  • Home delivery of medicines and appliances
  • Vote on future negotiations on the PCN DES
  • PCN Clinical Director Survey Results
  • Lloyd George envelope digitisation project
  • BMA Law Partnership Webinar
  • GPDF response to ICS Consultation
  • Domestic abuse letters
  • THE GP International Induction and Return to Practice Programme
  • Mental health and wellbeng - looking after you and your practice team
  • GP appraisal leads and GP tutors offer of telephone support conversations
  • Crisis Coaching & Mentoring
  • GPC GP Bulletin

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