Find the latest COVID-19 links and updates here – Guidance on COVID-19 for GP Practices

COVID-19

Latest updates and guidance on COVID-19

COVID-19 Guidance

Our Guidance section is updated on a daily basis. Below is a number of links to key websites and specific folders located in the LMCs guidance section of the website for members to access information easily:


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ALL COMMS FROM DIFFERENT ORGANISATIONS

Eg CCGs, GMCA, GPC, RCGP can be found here:

LMC Folder: All Communications

GMHSP Blog: Dr Jaweeda Idoo - Response to Covid-19 will pave the way for a more person and community centred approach to primary care

GMHSP Blog: Dr Tom Tasker – The quiet revolution in general practice: how disruption can be a positive force during a pandemic

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BAME INFORMATION

NHSE: Second phase response BAME ref pg3

NHS Employers: CV19 risk assessments for staff

HSE.GOV.UK: Managing risks and risk assessment at work

fom.ac.uk: Risk Reduction Framework for NHS staff at risk of CV19 12-05-20

LMC Folder: Team Prevent Demographic Responsive Staff Risk Assessment in Response to Covid-19 Target

medRxiv.org:CV19 related death in Doctors and risk stratification

BANK HOLIDAYS

LMC Folder: Easter Bank Holiday Arrangements

BUSINESS CONTINUITY

LMC FOLDER: Business Continuity

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CANCER  - 2 WEEK WAIT REFERRALS

GMSHP: CV19 GM CANCER REFERRALS

CERVICAL SCREENING

NHSE: Cervical Screening Programme Initial Guidance

CONCERNS LOG

Concerns Log

CPR

BMA: CPR & PPE

RCUK: CV19 Resources: Healthcare Settings

RCUK: Statement on PHE PPE Guidance

CQC

CQC: How we are responding to COVID19

CQC: COVID19 CQC Registrations

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DBS CHECKS

GOV.UK: DBS Checks - free of charge

DEATH RELATED

GOV UK: CV19 verification of death in times of emergency 050520

LMC folder: Death related documents

NHSE: COVID19 Act Excess death provisions info and guidance 31-03-20.pdf

GMHSP: Enabling safe death certification in the Community

General Registers Office Guidance 270320

DIGITAL ISOLATION AND FIT NOTES

NHS111: Isolation Notes

LMC: Issuing fit notes

DVLA

DVLA: COVID19 Update

GOV.UK: Applications for renewing lorry and bus driving licences at age 45 and over during CV19

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EMERGENCY ACCESS TO GP CONNECT CAPABILITIES

NHS DIGITAL: Request emergency access to GP Connect capabilities

ETHICAL GUIDANCE ON COVID19

BMA: FAQs about Ethics

BMA/RCGP: joint statement on advance care planning

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GUIDANCE

BMA: CV19 toolkit for GPs and GP practices

GOV.UK:COVID19 Guidance for Health Professionals

NHSE: COVID19 Guidance for General Practice

NHSE: Primary care daily bulletin

NHSE: Primary care webinars

NHSE: Guidance and updates for GPs at risk patients

NHSE: Preparedness update and other letters

NICE: Covid19 rapid guidelines

RCGP: latest covid 19 guidance

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HR

LMC Folder: LMC LAW HR FAQ's

BMA: terms and conditions: sessional GPs

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INDEMNITY

NHS Resolution: COVID-19 Guidance for general practice

Clinical Negligence Scheme for Coronavirus FAQs

INFECTION CONTROL

GOV.UK: COVID19: infection prevention and control

NHSE: COVID19 Infection Control

INFORMATION GOVERNANCE

NHSX: Information Governance Guidance

NHSE: COVID-19: Increased patient information for health and care professionals 23/04/20

INFORMATION STANDARDS

NHS Digital: COVID-19 Information Standards

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MEDICINES MANAGEMENT

LMC folder: Trafford CCG Medicines Optimisation Team: COVID19 – links to useful medicines information 29th April 2020

GOV UK:CV19 reuse of medicines in a care home or hospice

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NHS REFORM POST-COVID19

BMA: Ten principles for how the NHS should approach restarting ‘non-Covid care’

NHS Confederation: NHS Reset

 

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OTHER USEFUL GUIDANCE

CV19 resources collated by @drstephcoughlin

LMC Folder: Medical Specialities/Professional Bodies Medication advice during COVID-19 pandemic 230320

LMC Folder: selection of clinical guidelines

Wigan Borough CCG: COVID19 FAQs

Primarycarepathways.co.uk/covid19

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PATIENTS AT HIGHEST RISK

BMA: Identifying patients at highest risk from CV19 - advice for GPs 16/04/20

GOV UK: Guidance on shielding and protecting extremely vulnerable persons from covid 19

NHSE: Guidance and updates for GPs at risk patients

RCGP: 23/03/20 Vulnerable Patients - The role of general practice during COVID19

PCN

BMA: PCN DES 2021 Guidance

BMA: CV19 practical guidance for PCNs

NHSE: 310320 PCNs: Revised PCN DES FOR 2020/21

PPE

BMA: PPE for Doctors

GOV UK: COVID19 PPE

GOV.UK: Managing shortages in PPE

GOV.UK: Recommended PPE for primary, outpatients, community and social care by setting poster

NHSE: Accessing supplies of PPE

PREGNANCY

RCOG: COVID19 and Pregnancy

PRIVACY NOTICES

LMC Folder: LMC LAW CV19 Privacy Notice

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QOF

BMA: CV19 QOF position

BMA: QOF 20/21

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REFERRALS TO SECONDARY CARE

NHSEI: view on secondary care referrals

REGULATION

HOUSE OF COMMONS: Coronavirus Bill

REMOTE CONSULTATIONS, TOTAL TRIAGE AND HOME WORKING

BMJ: Covid-19: a remote assessment in primary care

BMJ: Covid 19 a remote assessment in Primary Care INFOGRAPHIC ONLY

BMA remote consultations and homeworking

NHSE: Remote total triage model in General Practice 27 March 2020.pdf

RESOURCES

BMA: Guidance Directory

BMA: COVID19 Online Training

BMA: COVID-19: toolkit for GPs and GP practices

GMC: Coronavirus: Your frequently asked questions

PHE: COVID19 Campaign Resources

PHE: NHS 'Open for business' campaign resources released 24/04/20

RCGP Learning: CV19 Resource Hub

RCGP Learning: Shielding vulnerable patients from Covid-19

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SHIELDING

GOV.UK: 22/06/20 Press release - Plans to ease guidance for over 2 million shielding

NHSE: Shielding letter to NHS 22/06/20

NHSE: Guidance and updates for GPs at risk patients

PHE: Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19

RCPCH: CV19 Shielding guidance children young people

SOCIAL DISTANCING

GOV UK: Guidance on social distancing and for vulnerable people

STANDING OPERATING PROCEDURES

NHSE: CV19 GP Standard Operating Procedure updated 24th June

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TESTING

NHSE: Covid19 testing and staff retention letters

TRANSLATION

CV19 information in 60 languages

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VACCINATIONS

PHE: JCVI statement on immunisation prioritisation

VOLUNTEERS (NHS)

NHSE: NHS Volunteer Responders Information for Primary Care Professionals 31-March-2020.pdf

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WELLBEING

BMA: COVID19 and your wellbeing

BMA: Wellbeing covid19poster.pdf

PHE: Now more than ever-every mind matters

WORKFORCE

BMA: Covid19 model terms for GPs

GMC: Granting temporary registration

BMA: GP returners

NHSE: GP Returners

WORKLOAD PRIORITISATION

RCGP: Workload Prioritisation

BMA: Letter to Practices 190320

Londonwide LMC: Guidance for practices

WORKING SAFELY

HSE: Working safely during coronavirus outbreak

HSE: Working safely during the coronavirus outbreak – a short guide

NHS Employers: Risk assessments for staff

NHS Employers: Supporting our most vulnerable workforce

NHS Trade union principles on health and safety risk assessment and vulnerable workers

 

 

COVID-19 Resources


For further information and access to the latest resources on COVID-19, please click the following link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Cb5pqjt8untDk8FvzaNzwbCIGPRWooFi