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GPC Chair's News: 1 May 2020

The update is here:


  • NHSEI letter to the profession on second phase of NHS response to COVID-19

  • Contractual responsibilities of providing care during COVID-19 pandemic: England (attached)

  • GP and practice toolkit

  • PPE update

  • CPR should be reinstated to the list of aerosol generating procedures

  • Identifying highrisk patients and shielding: England

  • Pandemic delivery service 

  • Self-referrals to the NHS Volunteer Responders scheme 

  • Testing of healthcare workers 

  • GP retention scheme

  • Bank holiday arrangements: England

  • Additional Funding for GP practices: Scotland (attached)

  • Death in Service benefits 

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a notifiable disease 

  • Reusing of medicines in a care home or hospice

  • Mitigating the COVID 19 impact on GP training and supply 

  • GP Connect to provide access to patient data via the Summary Care Record: England (attached)

  • Performers List update (England) 

  • CQC statement on its regulatory approach during COVID-19 

  • BMA COVID-19 webpage and guidance

  • Update of BMA’s COVID-19 ethical guidance 

  • Wellbeing 

  • Other COVID 19 resources 

  • Condolences 

  • GP Bulletin

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