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1st November 2021
LMC weekly update - 29 October, 2021

BMA to undertake an indicative ballot of practices on potential action  Further to last week’s emergency GPC England meeting, the necessary preparations have been made and, next week, we will proceed […]

22nd October 2021
LMC weekly update - 22 October, 2021

Overwhelming rejection of government’s ‘rescue package’  As you will have seen from our message yesterday, GPC England has unanimously rejected the Government’s ‘rescue plan’ which fundamentally failed to address the […]

15th October 2021
LMC weekly update - 15 October, 2021

Government’s ‘rescue package’ out of touch with GP crisis  After weeks of promising an ‘emergency package’ to rescue general practice, we are hugely dismayed that whilst additional funding of £250m […]

11th October 2021
LMC weekly update - 8 October, 2021

Survey on General Practice response to the current crisis We highlighted last week the current pressures in general practice, the media and government pressure to increase face-to-face consultations (despite current […]

6th October 2021
October 2021

The LMC's monthly newsletter for the Duchy’s GPs and practice managers includes: Locum and sessional GP update Media coverage – General Practice in Cornwall on brink of a crisis Abuse […]

4th October 2021
LMC weekly update - 1 October, 2021

Tackling abuse and aggression towards GPs As you will be aware, over the last few months, reports of patient abuse and aggression toward GPs and practice staff have increased, coinciding […]

1st October 2021
Cornwall’s GP practices offering life-saving flu vaccination

Cornwall’s GP leader has urged people to have a potentially life-saving free flu vaccination – which is now available at local GP practices. Flu is a highly contagious virus, which […]

27th September 2021
LMC weekly update - 24 September, 2021

Tackling abuse and meeting with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care  In recent weeks, GPs and their practice teams have been subjected to a systematic and cruel […]

20th September 2021
General practice in Cornwall on brink of a crisis

General practice in Cornwall is on the brink of a crisis. That’s the warning from Kernow Local Medical Committee (LMC) which represents the profession. The LMC says local GP surgeries […]

19th September 2021
LMC weekly update - 17 September, 2021

#Support Your Surgery campaign  At a time when so many are criticising general practice, we would encourage you to continue to use the resources and tools available on the Support […]

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