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DDLMC News Bulletin - May 2019

Issue date: 08 May 2019

PCN Updates

Please note PCN registration documents must be completed by 15 May 2019. You can find all PCN updates and resources on our General Practice Task Force PCN mini-site.

Portfolio Careers Opportunity - GP-S Mentors

As part of Derbyshire’s GP Retention scheme, the GP Task Force are working with GP-S Mentoring to provide intensive mentorship and support for newly qualified GPs.

If you are an experienced GP, who has time available and would like to be trained to support this cohort, please complete our Expressions of Interest form here and return to- nikki.kendall@gp-s.org

Closing Date for expressions - 19th May 2019

The GP Task Force - Helping You And Your Practice

GP Task Force Derbyshire: Providing Wraparound support for general practice

Supporting you: Don’t battle burnout alone.

If you are struggling and / or thinking of leaving general practice we can help. GPTF can offer 1:1 careers advice and coaching, mentoring support and portfolio career opportunities.

There are also lots of opportunities coming for newly qualified and First5 GPs including GP Preceptorship and Fellowship Lite models. If you would like further information or help inform this support please contact us.

Our interactive guide also lists some of the support available, please click here to view this.

Please email ddlmc.gptf@nhs.net to arrange a confidential chat to discuss your needs.

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

If you have GP vacancies on the horizon and would be interested in looking at innovative ways of employing GP colleagues please contact us.

GP Task Force projects are run thanks to financial support from NHSE and Derby and Derbyshire CCG

Free CV-LinkedIn Workshop - 04 June 2019

We are delighted to announce a FREE training workshop for Derbyshire GPs and Trainees to help you achieve your perfect portfolio career. This workshop is taking place on 04 June 2019. To book - click here .

Partnership Development Programme - Expression of Interest

We have had a huge amount of interest if you are still interested in being the lead for our partnership development Programme please complete our Expressions of Interest form .

Derbyshire Education Network - Free CPD

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 -  Haematology Update/CPR Refresher - 16 May 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.

Sexism allegations at the BMA

Please see the letter from Derby and Derbyshire Local Medical Committee to the BMA Chair Chaand Nagpaul in relation to the recent allegations of sexual discrimination within the BMA

CQC Inspection Toolset

CQC Inspection Toolset for Practice Manager, all documentation shared at the CQC Checklist training sessions have been uploaded for your convenience to  our website .

Coroner's Office Email Updates

Please see below updated coroners office contact details:-

North – chesterfield.coroner@derbyshire.gov.uk

South – derby.coroner@derbyshire.gov.uk

MMR Clarification

We recently published advice on MMR Vaccines for practice staff and following a further query from a local practice, PHE nationally have now confirmed that:

“Healthcare workers should have documentary evidence of having received two doses of MMR vaccine OR positive antibody tests for measles and rubella (see the Green Book Chapter 12 p85).”

NHS Provider Referrals Process

To read the full document regarding this, 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.

Key Messages From Joined-up Care Derbyshire (STP)

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

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.

Derbyshire Community Frailty Model Event - 23 May 2019 - Please click here for more

Free CV LinkedIn Workshop - 04 June 2019 - Click here for more information.

Primary Care Networks Conference for Clinical Directors - 05 June 2019 - Visit here to find out more

Obesity Symposium - 18 June 2019 - Please click here to view

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


For the latest job vacancies, click here.

Education Lead – Royal College of General Practitioners, Vale of Trent Faculty - click here for more

GP-S mentoring - Click here to find out more.

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