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LMC Buying Group - Update

Just a couple of things to update you with ahead of the start of the new financial year: Our agreements with Peninsula (HR and Health & Safety services) and Haymarket Media (Medeconomics/MIMS subscriptions and vacancy advertising with GP Online) will end on 31 March. If a practice has purchased any of these products/services before this date, then the discount they signed up for will not be affected. We will be launching a new supplier next month (w/c 16 April). Accuro offers a transcription service to practices so they can continue to get dictations transcribed during staff absences. Over the last few months, we have been adding new functionality to our website including 'Live Chat' and 'Qu

GDPR Headlines - Top Tips

What is the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)? The GDPR is a regulation that will become applicable from 25th May 2018. Its intention is to strengthen data protection for individuals across the European Union. The Data Protection Bill will become law when enacted as the Data Protection Act 2017 and will bring provisions of the GDPR in to UK law and establish continuity of the GDPR in the UK post Brexit. The Data Protection Act 1998 will be repealed. Compliance is essential as fines under the GDPR are up to a maximum of 20 million Euro or 4% of turnover. The GDPR strengthens the controls that organisations (data controllers) are required to have in place over the processing of persona

HOT NEWS! Outcome of 2018/19 GMS Contract Negotiations

Dear Colleague OUTCOME OF 2018/19 GMS CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS This letter confirms the outcome of the contract negotiations between NHS Employers (on behalf of NHS England) and the BMA’s General Practitioners Committee England (GPC) on amendments that will apply to GP contracts in England in 2018/19. The key principles agreed are: Click here to read more

PCN Advice and Support. LMC Guides, FAQs to assist you

Working the System The GP Voice in the new NHS June 2019 - BMA PCN Guidance Note: Schedules to the Network Agreement BMA Social Prescribing Guidance PCN Guidance notes from GPDF - GPDF Guidance on structuring PCNs - Guidance note 1 - Guidance note 2 - Guidance note 3 - Guidance note 4 - Guidance note 5 - Guidance note 6 Job Description Clinical Pharmacist Band 8a Job Description Clinical Pharmacist Band 7 PCN updated guidance from NHSE 2.6.19 Network Contract DES May 2019 click here PCN FAQs (2nd Edition) click here The Mandatory Network Agreement - The Schedules click here PCN Network Agreement click here PCN Working Together Presentation click here Outline Job Description for a PCN Clinica

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