Wessex LMCs Podcasts
Safe Working in General Practice

Safe Working in General Practice

December 9, 2022

Dr Richard Van Mellaerts, London based GP and British Medical Association Deputy Chair of the GP Committee (England) speaks to Dr Edd Rendell, Medical Director of Wessex LMCs about the BMA guidance on Safe Working in General Practice.

They discuss why a practice might implement some of the suggestions within this document and practical advice on how this could be achieved.

Safe working in general practice (bma.org.uk)

Practice Manager Update - 7th December 2022

Practice Manager Update - 7th December 2022

December 8, 2022
An opportunity for PMs to hear the latest guidance for practices from the team at Wessex LMCs. 

Please see https://www.wessexlmcs.com/practicemanagerupdates for any accompanying resources referred to in this recording.

Diagnosis and Management of Group A Streptococcus Infections.

Diagnosis and Management of Group A Streptococcus Infections.

December 7, 2022

An update for GPs and their teams on the diagnosis and management of Group A Streptococcus Infections.

Dr Andy Purbrick, Joint Chief Executive of Wessex LMCs & a Dorset GP, discusses the current Group A Streptococcal situation with Dr Sanjay Patel, paediatric infectious diseases & immunology consultant at Southampton Childrens’ Hospital.

Home :: Healthier Together (what0-18.nhs.uk)

Strep A and scarlet fever :: Healthier Together (what0-18.nhs.uk)

Download the Healthier Together app :: Healthier Together (what0-18.nhs.uk)

Patient Safety - A Focus on Children & Teenagers

Patient Safety - A Focus on Children & Teenagers

November 30, 2022

Dr Chrissy Boardman, CAMHS Doctor, talks to Dr Sarah Kay- GP Clinical Lead for Patient Safety at NHS Dorset about prevention of child and teenager suicides. They discuss how to risk stratify presentations of self-harm, including the importance of establishing history of autism, eating disorder, or gender dysphoria or recent bereavement that may increase your index of concern. They discuss resources to signpost patients and parents to as a practical way of supporting families.

NHS Property Services - Settlement Considerations

NHS Property Services - Settlement Considerations

November 25, 2022

In light of NHS Property Services sending settlement letters to practices again, we have recorded this podcast with Adam Thompson from Primary Care Surveyors where we talk through the areas that need to be considered when looking to agree a settlement.  

NHS Property Services Website

 

Practice Manager Update - 23rd November 2022

Practice Manager Update - 23rd November 2022

November 24, 2022
An opportunity for PMs to hear the latest guidance for practices from the team at Wessex LMCs. 

Please see https://www.wessexlmcs.com/practicemanagerupdates for any accompanying resources referred to in this recording.

Accelerated Access to GP-held Patient Records - A summary for the admin team

Accelerated Access to GP-held Patient Records - A summary for the admin team

November 10, 2022

Lisa Harding, Director of Primary Care at Wessex LMCs, talks with Caroline Sims, Information Governance Consultant and Data Protection Officer in the Hampshire & IOW area.

Caroline explains:

  • What accelerated access to GP-held patient records is
  • What is meant by prospective access
  • What patients will be able to see 
  • Which patients will have online access
  • How proxy access will work
  • How patients can access their record
  • If patients can see redacted information
  • If patients will be able to see who has accessed and made an entry on thier record

Further Reading

NHS Digital: https://digital.nhs.uk/services/nhs-app

https://www.wessexlmcs.com/medicalrecordsonlineaccessandnhsapp

Practice Manager Update - 9th November 2022

Practice Manager Update - 9th November 2022

November 10, 2022

An opportunity for PMs to hear the latest guidance for practices from the team at Wessex LMCs. 

Please see https://www.wessexlmcs.com/practicemanagerupdates for any accompanying resources referred to in this recording.

Practice Manager Update - 26th October 2022

Practice Manager Update - 26th October 2022

October 27, 2022

An opportunity for PMs to hear the latest guidance for practices from the team at Wessex LMCs. 

Please see https://www.wessexlmcs.com/practicemanagerupdates for any accompanying resources referred to in this recording.

Practice Manager Update - 14th October 2022

Practice Manager Update - 14th October 2022

October 18, 2022

An opportunity for PMs to hear the latest guidance for practices from the team at Wessex LMCs. 

Please see https://www.wessexlmcs.com/practicemanagerupdates for any accompanying resources referred to in this recording.

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App