2022 Bulletins

CLMC Bulletin 496 - 18.01.22 including:

  • Respiratory Protective Equipment, risk assessments, and provision of respirators
  • Impact of Omicron on service provision and workforce
  • Requirement for COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment 
  • Capacity constraints in general practice
  • Reminder: reporting staff sickness absence 
  • COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • Confirmatory PCR tests temporarily suspended for positive lateral flow test results
  • Private COVID tests and proof of previous positive result
  • 2022/23 priorities and operational planning guidance
  • GP contracts and variation notices
  • Fit notes for Statutory Sick Pay purposes recommence 27 January
  • Medicines Supply Tool
  • GP practice sponsorship process
  • Validium and supportive documents

CLMC Bulletin 495 - 11.01.22 including: 

  • Next steps for general practice in 2022
  • Protecting yourself
  • Reporting COVID-19 outbreaks and staffing pressures in General Practice
  • Self-isolation and access to PCR and lateral flow tests
  • Combined paediatric and adult respiratory clinical assessment services hubs (RCAS)
  • NHSEI Guidance on assessment of COVID 19 patients in General Practice
  • Pulse Oximetry @ Home
  • Virtual Wards and Hospital @ Home
  • New COVID-19 treatments
  • Hospital discharge and support for general practice and community care
  • DHSC’s requirement for vaccination as a condition of employment
  • CQC Inspections
  • Healthwatch South Tees STAR Awards
  • New Year’s Honours GPC GP and Sessional GP Bulletin

 

CLMC Bulletin 494 - 04.01.22 including:

  • GPC ‘Dear Colleagues’ Update Position (as of 30 December)
  • Protecting yourself
  • Reporting COVID-19 outbreaks and staffing pressures in General Practice
  • Lateral Flow test and isolation period
  • Combined Paediatric and Adult Respiratory clinical assessment services hubs (RCAS)
  • New COVID-19 Treatments
  • Pulse Oximetry @ Home
  • Virtual Wards and Hospital @ Home
  • (Updated!) Season’s  New Year/2021 wrap up greetings from GPC England executive team
  • NHS pressures and joint workload prioritisation guidance
  • Infection prevention control guidance
  • Expression of thanks from the UK CMOs
  • Amendments to the Enhanced Service Specification for Phase 3
  • Extension of eligible cohort to include those aged 16 and over
  • Second dose for 12-15 year olds
  • Responding to vaccination data queries
  • Recording overseas vaccinations in the National Booking Service
  • COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use by children aged 5 to 11
  • Updates to the Network Contract DES
  • PCSE patient list validation requests
  • Application window for 2019/20 Pensions Annual Allowance Charge Compensation Policy
  • New annual leave guidance for employers of salaried GPs
  • GPC GP and Sessional GP Bulletin
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