Work Creep

The LMC is keen to address the increasing amount of un-resourced work that is being pushed into general practices. In order to do this we would invite practice managers, GPs and their staff to let us have examples of work that they have been asked to undertake particularly by colleagues in secondary care either directly or as part… Read More »

Guidance on collaborative GP alliances and federations and sharing staff

The GPs’ Committee has produced guidance for practices considering forming alliances or federations. It gives advice on what practices should explore before taking decisions, possible structural and legal models and provides case studies on the different organisations some GPs have already created. Related to the guidance on alliances and federations, the GPs’ Committee has also produced advice on… Read More » is a forthcoming extract of patient data commissioned by NHS England. The intention of the scheme is to make increased use of the information in medical records in order to improve the quality of care for patients. The service is one of the first initiatives to use the powers of the Health and Social Care Act 2012… Read More »


Supporting documents on have now been published and are available at the link below: The documents include: An updated joint statement between the RCGP, BMA. NHS England and HSCIC Updated GP Guidance A GP practice toolkit, including a checklist Updated GP FAQs Updated patient FAQs Practices will soon receive an email containing links to these resources… Read More »