GPC Chair's News: 15 January 2021

The update is here, including:

  • Additional funding to support rapid care home vaccination (England)

  • Vaccine rollout and mass vaccination centres (England)

  • COVID Vaccination Programme (Scotland)

  • COVID vaccination programme (Northern Ireland)

  • COVID vaccination programme (Wales)

  • Vaccination of healthcare workers

  • Change in legislation to allow any GMC registered doctor to administer the COVID-vaccine in primary care settings

  • COVID-19 vaccinations programme guidance - BMA summary about the vaccine surveillance strategy / CQC letter / GMC letter about the administration of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccination

  • Supporting doctors throughout the second COVID-19 wave (UK)

  • Workload prioritisation: Level 4 or 5

  • Guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) patients

  • COVID PPE scheme extended until June 2021

  • Vote on future negotiations on the PCN DES and PCN survey results (England)

  • Pre-registration for offenders leaving prison

  • NHSE/I legislative proposals on Integrated Care Systems (England)

  • Lateral flow test ordering (England)

  • Fit notes (med 3)

  • GP Trainee by-election

  • COVID-19 media

  • GP bulletin

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