The BMA GPs committee England has released the results of our indicative survey of GP practices on willingness to close practice lists, following the resolution from the LMC Conference in May this year. The full results are available hereread more
Most of us are still trying to make sense of the general election result, which returned a minority Conservative Government
While the election was called on the issue of leaving the EU, it has become abundantly clear that the public were just as interested in domestic issues – and in particular, the NHSread more
As you are aware the BMA local medical committees annual conference took place on 18 and 19 May in Edinburgh, bringing together representatives from across the UK to debate a range of issues that affect general practice.
The conference is not a static, moment-in-time event, but one which has a living reality for the coming year, sending as it does clear messages to the Government from the profession, forming policies, and providing a mandate of work for the BMA GPs committee.read more
LMC conference resolutions and election results – May 2017read more
An LMC led meeting to inform Practices about the STP plans and to help develop a vision for the future of Cornish General Practice.
We will be joined by representatives from KCCG, Cornwall Council, Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust, Kernow Health CIC and RCHT
“GPH (GP Health) has been up and running since the end of January. Commissioned by NHS England, it has a central ‘Hub’ with 13 regional spokes. Dr Clare Gerada is the National Medical Director, well known as past RCGP Chair, and also having run the successful Practitioner Health Programme for all doctors within London for the past eight yearsread more
We’ve just passed the first anniversary of the launch of the GP Forward View – NHS England’s five-year programme of investment and support for general practice in England.read more
The attached document has been designed to explain some of the changes currently happening in the NHS and to give our opinions on those changes. We are hoping that it will become the basis for a series of meetings for practices to discuss the STP process and the CCG Primary Care plans. This is a challenging time for General Practice but we believe that GPs will be pivotal in any putative system redesigns and as such our voice is extremely important.’read more
Last year NHS England accepted taking forward GPC’s urgent prescription for general practice. This was followed by them setting up a dedicated primary/secondary care interface group, to develop our proposals to reduce bureaucracy and the continued shift of inappropriate workload onto GP practices.read more
You are invited to a “Meet & Greet” evening at the Seiners Arms, Perranporth on the evening of Thursday 22nd June 2017read more