GPC Chair's News: 21 August 2020

Updated: Aug 25

The update is here - including:

  • NHS Property Service legal action (see here)

  • Infection prevention and control guidance (UK)

  • GMC fees and maternity leave

  • BMA analysis of NHS England - phase three of the response to COVID-19  

  • Tracker survey shows doctors have little confidence that wider NHS services can manage demand 

  • Mask exemption letters for air travel

  • New National Institute for Health Protection (England)

  • Impact on practices of the government lifting the cap on medical school places

  • Briefing on the ‘McCloud’ public consultation on the NHS Pension Scheme (Scotland) (see here)

  • Registering patients prior to their release from secure residential estate (England)

  • New restrictions on stimulant laxatives to counter risks from overuse

  • Specialist and professional committee elections

  • Mental health and wellbeing

  • BMA COVID-19 guidance

  • GP bulletin

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