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Access to Health records

The BMA has produced guidance for GPs and their practices covering all aspects relating to confidentiality of patient information and medical records.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) )

The BMA webpage is regularly updated with guidance and links to information from Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care.

CQC guidance

A range of guidance has been issued for GP Practices

Doctors Use of Social Media

The GMC & BMA have both produced guidance for doctors that describe the benefits and risks to consider when using social media platforms

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation now in place, has introduced wide ranging and significant changes to UK data protection legislation

General Practice Forward View (GPFV)

The General Practice Forward View (GPFV) sets out a programme of support for General Practice over a 5 year period commencing 2016.

General Practice state-backed indemnity scheme

GPC have secured a state-backed indemnity scheme to cover clinical negligence for all GPs and staff working in NHS GP providers, both in and out of hours, for NHS work, from April 2019

GP Contract 2020/21

A summary of the changes to the 20/21 GP Contract

GP Premises

Information to help GPs and Practice Managers in the daily management of GP premises

GP Prescribing

Guidance on prescribing for GPs and community pharmacists

Interface between primary and secondary care

The BMA is working with NHS England and other organisations to help improve the interface between primary and secondary care.

Legal and Financial

YORLMC Ltd cannot provide individual GPs or practices with legal or financial advice. However YORLMC offers all its constituents access to a range of legal services. 

Managing Workload

Letter templates, guidance, case studies and other practical resources to help you manage your daily work

Models of collaborative working

Information and resources for GPs and practices on the four main models of collaborative working in General Practice.

NHS Regulations

GMS Regulations, PMS Regulations, and more.

Occupational Health

How to access current occupational health services

Overseas visitors and temporary residents

The BMA’s guidance on Overseas Visitors and Primary Care and the BMA’s guidance on Patient Registration for GP Practices.

Partnership Agreements

There are certain events in a partnership’s lifetime that should trigger a review of the partnership agreement. These include new and retiring partners, disputes and changes in legislation. A properly constructed partnership agreement will reduce both financial and non-financial risk and provide a detailed framework on which the ongoing management and administration of the partnership can be based.

Primary Care Networks (PCNs)

Guidance and information on Primary Care Networks including a BMA handbook to support practices in establishing primary care networks.

Primary Care Support England (PCSE)

Primary Care Support England (PCSE), also known as Capita, have been responsible for the delivery of NHS England's primary care support services since September 2015.

Removal of patients from your practice list (including immediate removal reasons of violence and abusive behaviour)

YORLMC has produced guidance for practices relating to the above


YORLMC has produced guidance for practices relating to the above

Unfair comments on websites

BMA guidance on how to deal with unfair comments on websites

Weight Management commercial organisations

Guidance re Commercial Weight Management organisations. 

Workforce Minimum Data Set

Current guidance on the Workforce Minimum Data Set (WMDS)


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