Representing GPs

We advise, support, inform and represent the interests of primary care doctors (General Practitioners, Locums, Out of Hours Doctors, GP Registrars and others) in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

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Cornwall Region

The LMC Committee is made up of GPs from North East, Central and West Cornwall – elected every three years by an electoral college consisting of the GPs of Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

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Advice & Support

An important part of the role of Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LMC is pastoral support. Whatever the issue, be it professional or personal – we’re here to help.

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What We Do

LMCs have always provided services beyond their purely statutory functions, representing the core values of the profession and striving to ensure the highest standards of equity and fairness; democracy and professionalism.

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Latest News

With regular news items, a monthly newsletter and current vacancies in the region – all accessible from this site, you can keep up to date and in the loop.

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MPS statement on indemnity

MPS have shared a statement with us this morning confirming their arrangements for the coming year following our contract negotiations in England and the changes being worked on in Wales.  This can be shared more widely.   Simon Kayll, MPS Chief Executive said: “Medical Protection has set new subscription fees for general practice members in England and Wales. Most members can expect to receive a significant reduction and in some cases they may be eligible for a partial refund on their current year’s subscription. Medical Protection members will receive a personalised letter setting out their new tailored subscription information in detail in the next couple of days. “The new state-backed scheme won’t protect GPs in all circumstances. This means Medical Protection membership will remain vital to protect against many challenges including regulatory issues, a complaint from a patient or a clinical negligence claim arising from private or fee paying work. “A GP’s subscription will depend on a number of factors including the amount of private or fee paying work they undertake and the number of sessions they work. As an illustration, a GP working eight sessions can expect their subscription to be less than £800. This subscription includes advice and support with medicolegal issues from their NHS and private work as well as our  24 hour medicolegal advice line and risk management support. “If a member carries out fee paying or private work they would need to add protection for any claims that may arise from this activity. The cost of this additional claims protection is dependent on their earnings from private or fee paying work. GPs can earn... read more

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