Latest updates from your local medical community
Please find below a link leading to latest advice for Coronavirus Guidance for Clinicians:-
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.
Incidentally, our LMC office is manned Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm. Even if we are closed, we undertake to respond to all urgent enquiries within 24 hours and in the first instance, please use our Contact Us page. We hope you enjoy the new Salford & Trafford LMC website. We are happy to receive feedback and if there is anything specific you would like us to include, please let us know.