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24th January 2020
LMC Weekly Update 24.1.2020

GPC England contract negotiationsFollowing the vote not to accept the contract package on 16 January, GPC England have been in further negotiations with NHS England and NHS Improvement.  There will […]

17th January 2020
LMC Weekly Update 17.1.2020

GPC England meeting and GP contract update GPC England met yesterday where the majority of the day was spent discussing the GP contract negotiation proposals, including a package of proposed […]

10th January 2020
LMC Weekly Update 10.1.2020

PCN DES draft Service Specifications – summary for GPC and LMCs The response to the NHS England and NHS Improvement draft PCN service specifications has been significant, with unprecedented numbers […]

3rd January 2020
LMC Weekly Update 3.1.2020

Child Safeguarding Judicial ReviewFollowing longstanding concerns about the failure of many areas to make proper payment to cover the costs to practices for work covered by collaborative arrangements, as I […]

30th December 2019
LMC Weekly Update 30.12.2019

PCN Service Specifications survey NHS England and NHS Improvement have published draft PCN service specifications and an accompanying survey asking for feedback. GPC England will engage with NHSEI in negotiations on the […]

20th December 2019
LMC Weekly Update 20.12.2019

General election: Government pledges on NHS investmentI spoke to LBC on Sunday (just after 5pm) about the new Government's pledge to invest more into the NHS, where I said that the money […]

13th December 2019
LMC weekly update 13.12.19

BMA letter to the Prime Minister Following the general election, BMA council chair, Chaand Nagpaul, has written to the Prime Minister calling for decisive action from the new Government to […]

11th December 2019
LMC Weekly Update 06.12.2019

Manifesto commitmentsAhead of the General Election next week on 12 December, the BMA has published a summary of what different party manifestos are pledging on health, available here. The page also […]

29th November 2019
LMC Weekly Update 29.11.2019

Scottish LMC conference  I attended the Scottish LMC conference in Glasgow today. Thank you to Teresa Cannavina, chair of conference, and the agenda committee for their welcome. Debates focused on important issues impacting […]

22nd November 2019
LMC Weekly Update 22.11.2019

LMC England Conference It was good to see many of you at the 2019 Conference of England LMCs which was held today in London. Thanks to Rachel McMahon, chair of conference, and […]

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