Latest updates from your local medical community
Please find a link below for another guidance document for general practice. This guidance is correct at the time of publishing (19th March). However, it is subject to updates so please ensure the information you are disseminating to the public is accurate.
NHSEI recognise the intense pressure that general practice is under right now as the pandemic increases rapidly. On 17th March, you received 'Next Steps on the NHS response to Covid-19:
Last night (17th March) the Government announced additional measures to seek to reduce the spread across the country. It is essential these measures succeed. However, as the outbreak intensifies over the coming days and weeks, the evidence from other countries and the advice from SAGE and the Chief Medical Officer is that at the peak of the outbreak the NHS will still come under intense pressure. Please click here for full details:
In the Resources and Guidance section of our website you will now find the latest Greater Manchester comms. These are co-produced comms from GM LPC, GMLMC and GMMMG regarding current issues due to COVID-19 relating to medication requests. The LMC are happy to coordinate the sharing of generic practice email addresses, or ones you use specifically for medication related queries if you need us to. If so, please forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will pass on to GMLPC.
NOTE: A letter from the Association of Greater Manchester LMCs has been issued on:-
COVID19 and support for clinicians in the frontline, triaging calls and determining best place for treatment
The LMC office is open Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm. We endeavour to respond to all enquiries within 5 working days. In the first instance, please use our Contact Us page.
You can also visit our CV19 page for the latest CV19 guidance.