GPC Chair's News: 3 April 2020

The update is here

  • GP COVID-19 preparedness update (England)

  • Identifying high risk patients (England)

  • PPE update

  • Testing

  • Models of working

  • Maintaining primary and community care resilience 

  • Easter opening hours - two attachments - here (Scotland) and here (Wales)

  • Support for GP practices in Scotland

  • Death certification and cremation (UK) 

  • Remote review of long term conditions – attached

  • Contract changes (England)

  • PCN DES (England

  • Retired doctors returning to work – attached

  • COVID-19 primary care assessment centre (Northern Ireland)

  • Death in Service benefit

  • GP trainees on Tier 2 visas

  • BMA COVID-19 webpage and guidance

  • BMA ethical guidance on COVID-19 

  • Wellbeing 

  • New BMA website launch

  • Other COVID-19 resources

  • Public satisfaction with NHS and social care increases in annual British Social Attitudes survey

  • DHSC medicine supply update for March and April - attached

  • GP to be new chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges  

  • Links to GP bulletin

  • Message from BMA Chair of Council

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