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COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 03.07.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Meds delivery service extension. NHSE have announced (attachment A and B) that both pharmacies and...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 30.06.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES New to Partnership Scheme. The long-awaited detail on the new to partnership incentive scheme has...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 26.06.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (Shielded) Patients. The government advice and letters to patients...

Post COVID-19 Patient information pack

Helping you to recover and manage your symptoms following COVID-19

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 24.06.2020

There have been some major changes announced over the last few days so we thought it would warrant a special...

COVID-19 Infection Survey (CIS)

https://www.ons.gov.uk/surveys/informationforhouseholdsandindividuals/householdandindividualsurveys/covid19infectionsurveycis#can-i-find-out-my-results...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 23.06.2020

STOP PRESS Heatwave Plan. It is going to get really hot over the next few days and NHSE have asked us to share the...

Trust GPs to lead, press release and report published today - BMA

**Please see the below from the BMA** Please find below a press release just issued based on the responses from GPs...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 19.06.2020

The level of time critical COVID-19 information has tailed off markedly in the last 2 weeks and much of the...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 16.06.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Face Coverings. We still await the specific NHSE guidance for face coverings in GP practices but...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 12.06.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Minimising nosocomial infections in the NHS/Face Masks. In yesterday's update we referred to the...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 11.06.2020

A short update today as there are a few pressing issues that we thought we should share with you before the planned...

Special COVID-19 Response, Recovery and Restoration Webinar 10 June 2020

Listen to the shared learning experiences from 3 Derbyshire practices during the COVID-19 pandemic here The webinar...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 09.06.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Importance of maintaining social distancing in healthcare settings. There have been 3 recent...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 05.06.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Update on Test and Trace comms. This was launched last week to minimise community transmission of...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 03.06.2020

JOINT DDLMC/GPA/GPTF/DCHS COVID-19 RESPONSE TEAM Derbyshire Operating Framework for General Practice - Infection...

Practice Managers Webinar 03/06/2020

Practice Managers Webinar recording 03/06/2020 below: Meeting...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 29.05.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Government launches NHS Test and Trace service. The service, (launched 28th May 2020) will help...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 27.05.2020

STOP PRESS LMC Webinar. Firstly, can I apologize for today's webinar which was an abject lesson in how not to use...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 25.05.2020

BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL - CQC I hope everyone has managed to get some downtime in the beautiful sunshine and relax...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 22.05.2020

STOP PRESS Bank Holiday Monday. Is still a bank holiday (as far as we know) and we hope everyone manages to get...

COVID-19 SPECIAL 21.05.2020

JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM CPR AND PPE. Dr Duncan Gooch has been leading on this issue and...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 20.05.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Update to Covid-19 Symptoms. The CMO has announced an update to the symptoms of coronavirus...

Remote consulting resources

Quick Telephone Consultation Tips https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/634669 eGPlearning - webpage...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 18.05.2020

STOP PRESS Back to School Enquiries. With the Government announcement about Schools and phased reopening, we...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 15.05.2020

STOP PRESS Death Announcement at UHDB. 'We are very saddened to hear the news of the death of Norman Austria, a...

FAQs - PCN DES Special - 15.05.2020

Rather than a COVID-19 update today we are just circulating the FAQs from the PCN DES LMC webinar that we ran...

Your Sexual Health Matters - Service Update

**please see the below from YSHM** I'd like to take this opportunity to highlight to you that some of our services...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 13.05.2020

JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM Summary of New Government Advice. Dr Susie Bayley pulled...

Practice Managers Webinar 13/05/2020

Practice Managers Webinar recording 13/05/2020 below: Meeting...

Homeless Patient Registrations & Primary Care Access During COVID-19

RE: Homeless Patient Registrations & Primary Care Access During COVID-19 Issue: As a response to COVID-19, central...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 11.05.2020

**STOP PRESS** GP Approach to Risk Assessment for staff (inc BAME staff). In response to emerging evidence that...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 07.05.2020

BANK HOLIDAY AND WELLBEING SPECIAL **STOP PRESS** Bloods. Further to the update yesterday Chesterfield Royal...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 06.05.2020

JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM NATIONAL UPDATES Support for shielding and non-shielding...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 04.05.2020

JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM NATIONAL UPDATES PCN DES. The letter from Simon Stevens on 29th...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 01.05.2020

JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM Over the past month, whilst working on support for the acute...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 30.04.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES PCN DES. You will no doubt have seen in the letter from Sir Simon Stevens yesterday that NHSE have...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 29.04.2020

STOP PRESS Locum Reimbursement for sickness and maternity cover. We have been informed that the previously...

Practice Managers Webinar 29/04/2020

Practice Managers Webinar recording 29/04/2020 below: Meeting...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 28.04.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Wellbeing: Following on from Claire's And Finally yesterday, a reminder about some of the...

#LookingAfterYouToo

#LookingAfterYouToo Individual coaching support for primary care staff (access via...

Ramadan Videos

Big thanks to Derbyshire GP and GPTF Fellow Dr Shehla Imtiaz-Umer for creating these brilliant ' Top Tips' for...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 27.04.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Paediatric shock. Please refer Children with symptoms as a matter of urgency! Over the last 3...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 24.04.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Testing. The government announced yesterday that in England all essential workers with symptoms...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 17.3.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY Yesterday Boris Johnson announced key changes in how we as a nation will reduce the impact...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 23.04.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES WEEKLY NHSE PRIMARY CARE WEBINAR Today 5PM. Details here . NHS Volunteers Scheme. NHSE have...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 22.04.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES Ramadan. In recognition of the start of the holy month of Ramadan tomorrow the British Islamic...

Mapping of pharmacies, optometry and dental practices as of 15/04/20 - CCG

Here is the link to the map as of 15/04/20 and attached is a guide for your information

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 21.04.2020

STOP PRESS We were incredibly saddened last night to read about the death of respected local ED Consultant Mr...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 20.04.2020

STOP PRESS! Minor Surgery DES Payments. DDCCG have agreed the monthly payments for the first quarter (April to June...

Guidance on Death Verification Certification and Completion of Cremation Form 4

I thought GPs would be keen to see the finalised version of the updated LMC Guidance. The processes concerning...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC - 17.04.2020

STOP PRESS Staff testing for COVID-19 - new developments Derbyshire has moved quickly to extend the COVID-19 staff...

BMA Wellbeing Support

During this challenging time please be aware that the BMA's Wellbeing support services are available to all doctors...

Community referrals for End of Life care

As part of the COVID 19 discharge and admission avoidance process we have agreed an interim process for accessing...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC - 16.04.2020

JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM COVID 19 discharge and admission avoidance process. Dr Pauline...

Calling all GPs!

We are all working harder than ever and your colleges may not have as much time to support you as usual. Do you...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC - 15.04.2020

STOP PRESS Finance Claims for Easter BHs. Hannah Belcher has asked me to share the attached spreadsheet for...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC - 14.04.2020

JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM NATIONAL UPDATES CQC. It has been brought to our attention that...

Coronavirus and End of Life Care - MarieCurie

During the past few weeks there has been a huge range of new clinical guidance, advice and resources published by a...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC - 08.04.2020

LOCAL UPDATES Easter Bank Holidays HR and Finance. The CCG have provided a very useful flowchart (attached) to give...

PM and PCN Ops LMC Webinar - Q&A 08/04/2020

Practice Managers Webinar recording 08/04/2020 below: Meeting...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC - 07.04.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES SOPs. NHSE have published an update to SOPs Version 2.1 with amendments highlighted in yellow....

Anticipatory End Of Life Prescription Sheet

ANTICIPATORY EOL PRESCRIPTION SHEET

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC - 06.04.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES General Practice COVID SOP v2. Updated guidance issued on 05.04.20 (attached). We have key...

WEEKEND SPECIAL COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 05.04.2020

There have been a number of developments since the update on Friday afternoon, so we wanted to provide an update...

Coronavirus Nice Quideline

Overview | COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing suspected or confirmed pneumonia in adults in the community | Guidance...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 20.3.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM The main focus of the GP COVID-19...

DAILY COVID BRIEFING DDLMC 18.3.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY Yesterday Boris Johnson and the Chancellor made a joint announcement. There were no...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 25.3.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM Attached are a suite of resources for...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 03.04.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY STOP PRESS The Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England Medical Director for Primary Care...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 02.04.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY STOP PRESS PPE Updated Guidance. This has just been published and Table 2 is the best place...

Practice Managers Webinar 01/04/2020

Practice Managers Webinar recording 01/04/2020 below: Meeting...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 01.04.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM The EOL guidance is being finalized and...

COVID-19: guidance for care of the deceased

Advice primarily designed to assist people required to manage bodies of deceased persons infected with coronavirus...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 31.3.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM The EOL guidance is being finalized for...

GPC COVID Update

Dear colleagues You will all be aware that, on Monday, the Prime Minister issued a statement introducing even...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 30.3.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM We are fully aware that it is becoming...

RedWhale - Remote Consulting Survival Guide Webinar

*** Please see the below from Red Whale *** Join the (socially-distanced) Red Whale team for our FREE Remote...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 27.03.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM The Home Visiting Service and Red/Green...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 26.3.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM The team are working hard on a coherent...

Practice Managers Webinar 25/03/2020

Practice Managers Webinar recording 25/03/2020 below: Meeting...

DAILY COVID BRIEFING DDLMC 25.03.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM Attached are a suite of resources for...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 24.03.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY You will have all seen the Prime Ministers update yesterday with the 'Stay at Home' message....

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 23.3.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY We hope you've been able to have some down-time this weekend and managed through the...

Belper Covid-19 Mutual Aid

Local community group for assistance during COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.facebook.com/groups/494819231214162/

DAILY COVID BRIEFING DDLMC 19.3.2020

DAILY COVID BRIEFING DDLMC 19.3.2020 KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY JOINT DDLMC/GPA/GPTF/DCHS COVID-19 RESPONSE TEAM A...

Daily COVID-19 Briefing DDLMC 18.3.2020

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 18.3.2020 KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY Yesterday Boris Johnson and the Chancellor made a...

DAILY COVID BRIEFING DDLMC 16.3.2020

DAILY COVID BRIEFING DDLMC 16.3.2020 Dear Colleagues, We have decided to send out a daily briefing to ALL...

Explaining COVID19 to Children

The attached document is designed to help parents and healthcare professionals explain coronavirus to children

COVID-19 Update 2

Please see the latest update on Coronavirus issued 13/03/2020

PRESS RELEASE: COVID19 - Issued 13.3.20

Please see the attached press release by Dr Kathryn Markus, Chief Executive, Derby and Derbyshire Local Medical...

Health and Social Care Work Experience Directory

Please see the below from Joined up Careers Derbyshire We're very pleased to announce that the Joined Up Careers...

Voluntary Levy Freeze 2020/21

At the recent Derby and Derbyshire Local Medical Committee Annual General Meeting, it was decided to freeze the...

EMAS Communication

In response to recent discussions relating to clinician to clinician contact between EMAS and General Practice, the...

CQC and Carpets

We have been approached by a number of practices asking what the regulations state about flooring in GP practices as...

QOF Personalised Care Adjustments

There have been a number of queries about the impact on QOF following the automatic exemption after two contacts...

Clinical Fellowship Flyer

East Midlands Clinical Senate Leadership Fellowships Programme (SIX POSTS) The East Midlands Clinical Senate is...

Performers List 12.12.19

At the PCSE Training Events we ran at the end of September it was explained that PCSE were rolling out a new portal...

eDEC Update - Important

It has come to our attention that the eDEC cannot be submitted without completion of 4X. (n) Practice email address...

Performers List

Good Afternoon Colleagues, At the PCSE Training Events we ran at the end of September it was explained that PCSE...

RCGP Vale of Trent Faculty Education Lead: Job Description & Person Specification

RCGP Vale of Trent Faculty Education Lead: Job Description & Person Specification Accountable to: Faculty Chair or...

Vaccine update: issue 302, November 2019

Please find below the link to the latest edition of Vaccine Update for your information. Please remember that you...

Pension fines

We have come across a few instances of “final pay controls” being applied. It is a complex area, however, the...

Stakeholder Briefings November 2019

Please find attached two briefings for your perusal: Stakeholder briefing, providing information on the new simple...

Opening Hours Christmas Eve and New Years Eve

Thank you to all practices who completed the survey about activity levels in your practices on Christmas Eve and New...

QoF Issues

Please see the attached document, which is a one-page summary highlighting QoF issues raised.

The GP Academy - a FREE course for Derbyshire GPs Looking to Train as a Teacher

A FREE course for Derbyshire GPs. Now booking for 2020, calling all GP trainees, first 5 and mid career GPs. • Do...

General Practice Research Request for Help from Derbyshire GPs

We have received an approach for assistance from Derbyshire GPs as outlined below. "I am a third year medical...

Joined Up Care Derbyshire's Citizens Panel

Please see the below from Karen Ritchie at Joined up Care Derbyshire. I would like to invite you to become a member...

De Montfort University Practice Nursing Programme

Please find attached flyer that De Montfort University (DMU) have developed on General Practice Nursing (GPN)...

The Power of Three – Triumvirate Programme!

A Leadership, change and project management development programme to help future proof primary care What is the...

The Power of Three - Triumvirate Programme - cohort 4 - Now taking expressions of interest!

The deadline to receive expressions of interest for cohort 4 of the Power of Three - Triumvirate Programme has been...

Care Homes LES

We would advise that practices read the attached paperwork and appendices carefully and consider the financial and...

Falsified Medicines Directive Update

Following publication of the latest Vaccine Updates from PHE Vaccine update: issue 295, June 2019, a number of...

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme - GP Information

Please see the below information from Lucy Gibson, Facilitation Officer from ICS Health & Wellbeing I am emailing...

Derbyshire Who's Who?

Derbyshire - Practices, Place, PCNs, CCG and GPTF Maps and Who's Who. Information is correct at the time of...

RCN extends indemnity scheme to protect members providing paid-for travel vaccinations | News | Royal College of Nursing

Following the amendment to the CNSGP scheme to remove the cover for paid for travel vaccines, the RCN have announced...

GP Portfolio Development Scheme / GP Fellowship ‘Lite’

National workforce strategies have highlighted portfolio careers as a means of reducing burnout and encouraging GP...

GP Partner Development Programme Derbyshire

Are you an aspiring partner or new to partnership and would like to know more about the roles and responsibilities...

Indemnity – paid for travel vaccinations no longer covered by CNSGP

We have been made aware of the following from GPC and ask practices to note that the CNSGP indemnity cover for paid...

Primary Care Leadership Development Offers East Midlands

General Practice Improvement Leads programme – applications open for Midlands and East of England regional...

Letter to PCN CDs - PCN Schedule - 17.06.2019

Letter of explanation from David Gibbs, COO DDLMC sent to all PCN CDs and practice, with attached template resources.

PCN Schedules

Letter of explanation from David Gibbs, COO DDLMC sent to all PCN CDs and practice, with attached template resources.

Letter to PCN CDs - PCN Approval Process Across Derbyshire

The attached letter was sent to all GP and PCN CDs across Derbyshire on 04.06.2019.

Mythbusting PCNs

Please see the below from the British Medical Association (BMA) We are aware of concerns raised by individuals...

MSK CATS Enquiries Contact Process

For MSK triage services, please see attached document.

End of Life QOF: Macmillan Cancer Guides

End of Life QOF: Macmillan Cancer have created these really useful documents for practices in terms of the QI aspect...

MMR Vaccines for General Practice Staff

There have been a number of queries from practices about MMR Vaccines for staff as CQC are focusing on this issue...

Introducing The Healthwatch Derbyshire Visit

What is Healthwatch Derbyshire? Healthwatch Derbyshire is an organisation whose purpose is to represent the views...

Changes to Indemnity

From Mark Sanford-Wood GPC Exec: After discussion with MPS I can provide the following clarification: The...

DDLMC PCN Summary

NHSE and the BMA have published the formal guidance and SFEs concerning PCNs. We have condensed this forty four...

PCN EOL GP Contract

Please see the attached document, which is a one-page summary exploring the GP Contract requirements with regards to...

2019/20 Annual Flu Immunisation Programme

The national flu immunisation programme for 2019/20 has recently been issued by Public Health England. Please find...

Return to Practice Campaign

A new campaign has been launched aiming to increase the number of qualified leads enquiring about the GP induction...

Updated ICO guidance on SARs

The ICO have published updated guidance as a blog on Subject Access Requests for GP practices. This includes some...

Updated Firearms Guidance

The BMA met recently with both the Home Office and the Countryside Alliance and progress is being made with all...

GP Contract Presentation 26.02.2019

Please find attached presentation material, given by Richard Vautrey, at the GP Contract Roadshow event, hosted at...

Information Note for GP Practices: Mis-selling of Fixed Rate Loans & Interest Rate Swaps

We have received the following email from John Canning, Director of Operations, GPDF Limited Following a number of...

Baby Friendly e-learning package for GPS

DCHS are due to go for Baby Friendly Reaccreditation in July 2019. Baby Friendly accreditation is a systematic,...

Occupational Health Update - GP Staff

Practices may be aware that Occupational Health Services for GP practice staff has been recommissioned. The attached...

Sharing Patient Records - UK BioBank and CPRD

Please see below response from Paul Cundy IT Lead for GPC : I am aware that practices may recently have had...

aTIV Update

You may recall that the LMC recently wrote to NHSE expressing our concerns about the ongoing issue with aTIV supply...

Update from NHS England

Following the board meeting yesterday (Wednesday 28 November) NHS England has published a new consultation on...

Deceased Patients, Funeral Directors and Cremation Update

There have been a number of queries concerning GP obligations in respect of dealing with crematoriums and we wanted...

International GP Recruitment programme: Tier 2 Sponsorship

International GP Recruitment programme: Tier 2 Sponsorship Tier 2 sponsorship is an opportunity for practices that...

Low Volume Appraisal Guidance

A new guidance on supporting doctors who undertake a low volume of NHS general practice clinical work has been...

GP ASPIRE

GP ASPIRE - Future Proofing General Practice What is GP Aspire? Initially starting as a pilot project in early...

GP Contract 2018/19

The BMA have now published the details of the changes to the GP Contract for 2018/19. The full details are on the...

Joined Up Care Derbyshire Update

Joined Up Care Derbyshire also known as, Derbyshire’s Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP), brings...

Information from NHSE on Arrangements for Easter 2018

NHSE has provided the following information as a reminder of the expectations and arrangements regarding the...

Emergency contact info form

Following the communication issues at the time of the Cyber Attack, DDLMC are collating a list of emergency contact...

Skills Development Network (SDN) TNA Survey - please reply by 13 October 2017

We have been asked by EMLA to survey our GP practices in Derbyshire with your training needs relating to finance...

For Information: Statement of Financial Entitlements Maternity and Sickness Cover

The SFE Amendments for 2017 made some major changes to Maternity and Sickness Cover in section 15 and 16....