Updates and guidance for general practice

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Regular updates, briefings and resources created for general practice during COVID-19.

Includes information on the vaccination programme, video consulting and additional funding.

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Details of a package of support for general practice for winter 2021 to 2022.

Published 14 October 2021.

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Guidance as England moves to step 4 of its COVID-19 response. Letter from Ed Waller, Dr Nikki Kanani, Sara Hurley and Keith Ridge.

Published 19 July 2021.

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Guidance ahead of government rules changing on 17 May 2021. Letter from Dr Nikki Kanani and Ed Waller.

Published 13 May 2021.

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Letter from Robert Kettell and Dr Ursula Montgomery.

Published 3 February 2021.

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Letter from Dr Nikki Kanani, Ian Dodge and Ed Waller.

Published 7 January 2021.

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Letter from Dr Nikki Kanani, Emily Lawson and Ed Waller.

Published 9 November 2020.

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Letter from Ian Dodge, Dr Nikki Kanani and Ed Waller.

Published 9 November 2020.

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Letter from Ed Waller.

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Guidance on providing face-to-face appointments. Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani and Ed Waller.

Published 14 September 2020.

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This toolkit helps clinicians explain to patients how to safely access general practice.

Published September 2020. Updated June 2021.

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Letter from Ed Waller and Dr Nikita Kanani.

Published 4 September 2020.

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Additional guidance on the interpretation and verification of the QOF indicators for 2020/21 in England and any associated income protection.

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Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani and Ed Waller.

Published 4 August 2020.

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Letter from Ian Dodge.

Published 31 July 2020.

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Update to GP contracts and income protection arrangements. Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani and Ed Waller.

Published 9 July 2020.

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Letter from Professor Jonathan Valabhji, Professor Partha Kar and Tom Newbound.

Published 3 June 2020.

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Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani, Dr Keith Ridge and Ed Waller.

Published 4 June 2020.

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Guidance for NHS general practice staff who are consulting via video with patients at home.

Updated 20 August 2020.

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Letter from Dr Nikki Kanani, Ed Waller and Matthew Winn.

Published 12 May 2020.

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How primary care and community health services can help provide the best possible care for care home residents. Letter from Dr Nikki Kanani, Ed Waller and Matthew Winn.

Published 1 May 2020.

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A summary of the changes. Letter from Matthew Gould, CEO, NHSX, and Dr Masood Nazir, Director for Digital Primary Care, NHSX.

Published 24 April 2020.

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Detail on what the changes mean for GPs and the actions GP practices need to take. Letter from Matthew Gould, CEO, NHSX, and Dr Masood Nazir, Director for Digital Primary Care, NHSX.

Published 24 April 2020.

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Details of changes to GP Connect and Summary Care Record, and a statement from the BMA GPC and the RCGP.

Published 23 April 2020.

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Latest updates for GPs on contracts, Child Health Surveillance and sources of information on COVID-19. Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani and Gabi Darby.

Published 14 April 2020.

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An appendix to the GP IT operating model to support practices with options for remote working during COVID-19.

Published 30 March 2020.

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Published 31 March 2020.

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Letter from Professor Jonathan Valabhji, Professor Partha Kar and Tom Newbound.

Published 31 March 2020.

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Webinar hosted by Dr Nikki Kanani and Ed Waller for colleagues working in primary care to provide an update to general practice regarding COVID-19.

Published 27 March 2020.

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  • Running time: 01:20:23

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Webinar hosted by Minal Bakhai hosted discussing how to establish a remote ‘total triage’ model in general practice in response to Covid-19.

Published 23 March 2020.

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Letter from Professor Steven Powis to all Responsible Officers and Medical Directors in England.

Published 19 March 2020.

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Letter from Tom Newbound and Professor Jonathan Valabhji.

Published 19 March 2020.

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  • Running time: 01:01:35

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Webinar hosted by Dr Nikki Kanani and Ed Waller giving updates for general practice regarding COVID-19.

Published 19 March 2020.

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Letter from Dr Frank Atherton, Dr Catherine Calderwood, Dr Michael McBride, Professor Chris Whitty, Professor Stephen Powis and Professor Colin Melville.

Published 11 March 2020.

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Published 18 February 2020.