An LMC led meeting to inform Practices about the STP plans and to help develop a vision for the future of Cornish General Practice.
We will be joined by representatives from KCCG, Cornwall Council, Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust, Kernow Health CIC and RCHT
“GPH (GP Health) has been up and running since the end of January. Commissioned by NHS England, it has a central ‘Hub’ with 13 regional spokes. Dr Clare Gerada is the National Medical Director, well known as past RCGP Chair, and also having run the successful Practitioner Health Programme for all doctors within London for the past eight yearsread more
We’ve just passed the first anniversary of the launch of the GP Forward View – NHS England’s five-year programme of investment and support for general practice in England.read more
The attached document has been designed to explain some of the changes currently happening in the NHS and to give our opinions on those changes. We are hoping that it will become the basis for a series of meetings for practices to discuss the STP process and the CCG Primary Care plans. This is a challenging time for General Practice but we believe that GPs will be pivotal in any putative system redesigns and as such our voice is extremely important.’read more
Last year NHS England accepted taking forward GPC’s urgent prescription for general practice. This was followed by them setting up a dedicated primary/secondary care interface group, to develop our proposals to reduce bureaucracy and the continued shift of inappropriate workload onto GP practices.read more
You are invited to a “Meet & Greet” evening at the Seiners Arms, Perranporth on the evening of Thursday 22nd June 2017read more
At a time of severe GP shortages, when we know that one in three GPs surveyed intend to retire in the next five years, it is vital that every effort should be made to retain the trained GP workforce.
I am therefore pleased that the GP Retention Scheme has now been launched, which GPC has helped negotiate on your behalf through the 2017/18 GMS contract negotiations, as well as it being a commitment in the GP Forward View.read more
General Practice Forward Viewread more
I am writing to remind you that the revised 2017/18 GMS contract is now live as of April 1st 2017.
GPC has worked hard to negotiate with NHS Employers changes we believe offer significant improvements to the contract and will benefit and better support GPs and practice teams.read more