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25th February 2021

GPC UK regional elections 


The voting period is now open for seats to the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) for a number of regions including Salford & Trafford, Manchester and Stockport

To submit your vote for any of the above seats please visit https://elections.bma.org.uk/

25th February 2021

Government White Paper on NHS reform and Integrated Care Systems (England) 


The Government has now published ‘Integration and Innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all' – its white paper on new plans to reform the NHS, including proposals to make ICSs statutory and make major changes to way services are procured. 

30th November 2020

COVID-19 vaccination programme guidance (England) 


NHSE/I has published a letter about the outcome of general practice site designation process to provide commissioners and practices with more information to help with planning. This follows on from a letter that NHSE/I sent to NHS Trusts last week, outlining the wider COVID-19 vaccination deployment strategy and operational readiness for mass immunisation sites. 

17th November 2020

Workload prioritisation in General Practice


The RCGP and BMA have issued new guidance on workload prioritisation during the pandemic.

The guidance on workload prioritisation details six 'response levels' for practices, depending on COVID-19 prevalence in their area. These range from 0 when the pandemic is effectively over to level 5 where prevalence is very high and practices are in an 'emergency response' state.

 

10th November 2020

Urgent preparing for general practice to contribute to a potential COVID-19 vaccination programme


The BMA General Practitioners Committee in England has now agreed with NHS England and NHS Improvement the general practice COVID-19 vaccination service which will be commissioned in line with agreed national terms and conditions as an enhanced service (ES).

 

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