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Guidance

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.

CQC guidance

A range of guidance has been issued for GP Practices

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU Regulation which will be directly applicable in the UK on 25 May 2018.

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.

GP Contract 18/19

GPC England has concluded negotiations with NHS Employers for amendments to the 2018/19 GMS (and PMS) contract.

GP Premises

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

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.

NHS Standard Contract - summary of requirements

YORLMC has put together a document to help raise awareness/inform practices of the requirements set out in the 2017/19 NHS Standard Contract that have been designed to reduce inappropriate bureaucratic workload shift onto GP practices from secondary care

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

This bulletin highlights: the importance of GPs in partnership entering into a written partnership agreement prepared with the benefit of appropriately qualified legal and accountancy advice. NB: The information in this guidance is in the process of being updated.

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.

GPs and LMCs identified serious issues with the service from the outset, with patient safety, GP workload and GP finances being affected. Talks between the BMA, NHS England and PCSE began in a bid to raise these issues, to act quickly to resolve them and to give GPs and their practices confidence in the services PCSE provide. However, services are still falling short of what is acceptable.

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

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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