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DDLMC News Bulletin - April 2019

Issue date: 08 April 2019

Focus on: PCN Contract Update 

PCN Updates

Please see our  PCN Summary document here

In addition, you can find all PCN updates and resources on our General Practice Task Force PCN mini-site.

DDLMC Positions & Updates

See all of our Position Statements and Information Updates.

To view the one-page summary exploring the GP Contract requirements with regards to End Of Life Care, please click here .

The GP Task Force - Helping You And Your Practice

GP Task Force Derbyshire: Wraparound Support for Derbyshire General Practice

Supporting you

If you are a GP or trainee needing support with career guidance, mentorship, developing a portfolio career, or networking we can help.

Our interactive guide lists all the support available. Please click here to view this.

Coming Soon: GP Preceptiorship-Derbyshire / CV workshops / Partnership Development Programme 

 

Supporting Practices

Need help with recruitment? Want to address workload? Need some support for your practice team's wellbeing? The GP Task Force Can Help

There's a huge number of examples and resources on our website .

 

If you would like to discuss individual or practice support further; one of our Project team will be happy to have a confidential chat to discuss next steps. Contact ddlmc.gptf@nhs.net or call us on 01332 210008.

All Practice Managers and GPs in Derbyshire can access a free peer mentor within days with GP-S. Click here for more information

Derbyshire Education Network - Free CPD

Introducing Derbyshire Education Network - FREE education sessions for sessional GPs in Chesterfield and Derby.
See the Derbyshire Education Network website for details.

Please book through the Derbyshire LMC  website .

North Session - Joint Injection Update - 11 April 2019

South Session - Hand Surgery - 15 May 2019

Derbyshire Medical Chambers: Locum Work Made Easy

STOP PRESS: DMC reduces its membership rates. Contact us for more details.

DMC meets all a locum's booking and administrative needs, whilst providing networking, clinical support and education. If you're doing full-time locum work, or just interested in picking up a few extra sessions we can help.

Be supported and engaged in the system you work in - please see our website for more details.

Expressions of Interest: Lead Practice for Optimising Workplace Wellbeing Project

The GP task Force are looking for a Derbyshire practice that would like to improve staff morale and quality of life through a targeted wellbeing strategy. The successful practice will be supported to educate staff about physical activity and wellbeing, create a wellbeing strategy and have help to implement changes by a local expert.

What's in it for me? Studies show that 80% of people would feel more positive towards their employer if they offered better health and wellbeing benefits. Evidence also shows reduced sickness absence, improved job satisfaction and retention when a wellbeing programme is in place.

If you would like to find out more please contact ddlmc.gptf@nhs.net subject ‘ Workplace Wellbeing’

Expressions of Interest: GP Partner Lead for the Derbyshire GP Partner Development Programme

The GP Task Force are seeking a vibrant and energetic Derbyshire GP Partner to lead an exciting new GP Partner Development Programme for new and aspiring Partners.

If you would like to find out more, please click here

Recruitment Opportunity: GP Jobs - Speed Dating 

Need to recruit a GP? RCGP Vale of Trent's successful job speed dating reruns on the 26th June 2019. 

Meet newly qualified GPs looking for work in the East Midlands - click here to view more.

Updated ICO guidance on SARs

The ICO have published updated guidance on Subject Access Requests for GP practices. The blog provides some practical steps that may help reduce workload in practices and re-iterates the extant guidance that many insurance companies have been trying to use SARs when they should be using the established process through the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988.

Indemnity

There has been some confusion with the changes to indemnity, particularly the offer from MPS. GPC Exec have sough clarification – please see the details of this here .

CPD Opportunities

Nicola White (Ph.D, Research Associate) works in the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department at UCL. She is currently developing an online study for GPs to complete “The Surprise Study”. The UK is one of 6 countries participating in this study. The study will ask GPs to review 20 short patient summaries and provide a survival estimate in addition to what treatment option they would offer. We believe the online task will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. For their participation, GPs will receive feedback on their performance and a training certificate.

If this is something that you would be interested in then please let us know on ddlmc.office@nhs.net

Key Messages From Joined-up Care Derbyshire (STP)

If you have any questions , please get in touch at joinedupcarederbyshire@nhs.net.

BMA / GPC Updates

Updated Firearms Guidance - click here to read more.

Read the latest GPC newsletter here

Kraft HR Consulting

Kraft’s services are focused around the needs of organisations that don't have in-house HR expertise or need additional capacity or capability. To read more click here.

Events and Training

Upcoming Events and Training

To see all of the Events and Training Opportunities advertised on our website, please click here.

Perinatal Mental Health - 09 April 2019 - Click here to book

Safeguarding Children GP/Level 3 Training - 10 April 2019 - Click here to book

Derbyshire Self-Harm / Suicide Prevention Partnership Event -  9 May 2019 - Click here to view more

How To Make Reflection (and your appraisal easier) - 26 June 2019 - Please Click here to book.

Jobs

For the latest job vacancies, click here.
To advertise positions on the DDLMC Website, please email ddlmc.office@nhs.net

Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term) - Royal Derby Hospital Centre - please click here to view more.

GP Partner Lead for GP Partner Development Programme - click here for more information

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