New Doctors – Meet and Greet Evening, Seiners Arms, Perranporth

New Doctors!! Meet and Greet Evening   You are invited to a “Meet & Greet” evening at the Seiners Arms, Perranporth on the evening of Thursday 22nd June 2017 from 6.30pm until around 9.30pm with a buffet being served from 6.30pm   The invite is cordially given to all new GP’s and registrars (in practice for 5 years or less) – come and have a social evening and meet your fellows. The evening is free including the buffet.   For the sake of numbers and any dietary requirements, please can you email: admin@kernowlmc.co.uk ....

GPFV Monitoring

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NHS England – Provider selected for new occupational health service for GPs and NHS Dentists

  NHS England South, South West Sedgemoor Centre Priory Road St Austell Cornwall PL25 5AS   Tel: 01138 248967 Email: julia.cory@nhs.net   13 February 2017       Dear colleague   Provider selected for new occupational health service for GPs and NHS Dentists   I am writing to update you on progress made to establish a new occupational health service, for GPs and NHS dentists on the National Performers List.   This follows plans announced by NHS England in September 2015 to introduce a new national service specification for an occupational health service, to ensure all GPs and NHS dentists across England have access to a consistent and equitable service.   Following a procurement process, NHS England (South) has appointed Heales Medical Group to provide the new occupational health service to GPs and NHS dentists across the region.   Heales Medical Group is an established provider of occupational health services to both private and public sector organisations.   The new service will be available from 1 April 2017 and will include the following services:   Occupational health assessments for doctors and dentists on the National Performers List (NPL) and virology, vaccinations and immunisations for doctors (GPs), dentists and optometrists on the National Performers List   Advice on exposure to Blood Borne Viruses for all primary care staff (including trainees) including specialist management of those that have Blood Borne Viruses.   Where doctors and dentists applying to join the National Performers List need additional occupational health clearance due to a specific health need/s, NHS England will fund an enhanced occupational health assessment and fund support for work related health issues once...
Results of the LMC Triennial Elections 2016

Results of the LMC Triennial Elections 2016

As returning officer I am pleased to announce the results of the Committee elections 2016. I am delighted to say we have 5 new members, and would like to take this opportunity to welcome them. They are Dr Michael Trowbridge of Bude, Dr Sarah Keast of St Austell Health Care Group, Dr Hugh Savage of Stennack, St Ives, Dr Sam Radford of Boscastle and Dr Harpreet Jones-Pahdi of Pensilva. Sadly three veteran stalwarts, Dr Phil Dommett, Dr Robert Harvey and Dr Angus McDonald have decided to resign from the committee after many years of sterling service, and I am sure everyone will join with me in wishing them all the best for the future and thanking them for all their tireless work on behalf of the GPs of Cornwall.   Your representatives on the Local Medical Committee are as follows:   Dr Paul Abbott (Boscastle) Dr Linda Barry (Three Spires, Truro and Occupational Health Representative) Dr Jennifer Early (Tamar Valley Health) Dr Sarah Gray (Locum) Dr Will Hynds (Portscatho) Dr Steve Jefferies (Oak Tree Surgery, Liskeard) Dr Harpreet Jones –Pahdi (Pensilva) Dr Jonathan Katz (Penryn) Dr Sarah Keast (St Austell Healthcare Group) Dr Beth McCarron (Lander Medical Practice and GPC Representative) Dr Peter Merrin (Perranporth Surgery) Dr Martin Priest (Petroc Group Practice) Dr Sam Radford (Boscastle) Dr Justin Randell (Narrowcliffe Surgery, Newquay) Dr Nick Rogers (Falmouth Health Centre) Dr Hugh Savage (Stennack Surgery, St Ives) Dr Francesco Scaglioni (Locum and Pastoral Care Lead) Dr Matthew Stead (Locum) Dr Phil Trevail (Carn To Coast) Dr Michael Trowbridge (Bude) Dr Victoria Olobia (Locum)   Practice Manager Representative—Mrs Sally Poxon (Carnwater, Bodmin)...
LMC Committee Triennial Elections 2016

LMC Committee Triennial Elections 2016

The LMC is about to hold its triennial elections for committee members. All GPs, Salaried doctors and locums who have paid the LMC levy are entitled to stand for election and also to vote. The electoral role can be seen here Elections 2016 Doctors and you will receive nomination papers by post shortly. If your name does not appear on the list and you believe it should , please contact the returning officer Dawn Molenkamp  Email:...