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LATEST PRACTICE NEWS CCG Newsletters

14th May, 2021

If you’d like to have Practice News and other relevant CCG updates sent to you directly please email: communications@coventryrugbyccg.nhs.uk

Click on links below for full newsletters (see summary of contents below link)

 

Practice News 14 January 2022

  • For Action: Seasonal Influenza and COVID-19 Primary Care Staff Vaccination Recording 2021/22
  • Updated UK Health Security Agency guidance – confirmatory PCR tests to be temporarily suspended for positive lateral flow test results
  • FOR INFO C1514 – Guidance: Assessing, Monitoring and Treating COVID in General Practice and Accompanying Assessment Pathway
  • ICR Record Action
  • Staff Returning to Work Guidance and Examples
  • Prioritising Annual Health Checks
  • Supply issue with Diamorphine 5mg and 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules (updated MSN)
  • Medicines Supply Tool provides up to date information about medicine supply issues.
  • Coventry Integrated MSK Pathway
  • nMABs and Anti-virals for Covid Community treatment
  • Prescribing Dashboard – October 2021
  • Blue Monday
  • Long COVID Self-Management programme – starts 19th January
  • Free training for Primary Care Networks to improve engagement with Inclusion Health groups
  • Medicines Matter newsletter

Practice News 7 January 2022

  • Message from GPA: Bank Staff announcement Lantum
  • Changes to LTF testing
  • IAPT student Long Covid support
  • Further Update to Covid Isolation Guidance 23.12.21
  • Covid Medicine Delivery Unit update
  • Covid oximetry at home admission form
  • C1511 Information on the Government’s additional COVID-19 advice for people whose immune system means they are at higher risk letter
  • Staff respect campaign
  • Mental health and wellbeing hubs for staff launched
  • CCG Primary Care Spring Term Educational Programme attached
  • Prostate Cancer Clinical Champion
  • Quality newsletter attached.
  • Professional Curiosity Scheme – Clinical Lead GP

Practice News 31 December 2021

  • Covid Isolation Guidance 23.12.21
  • UK Health Security Agency and Government guidance on self-isolation letter
  • IAPT LONG STUDENT COVID SUPPORT
  • Fit Sky Blues a FREE 12-week programme, taking place at the Coventry Building Society Arena, that helps fans to make better lifestyle choices.
  • Healthwatch support & advice to maximise telephone messaging

Practice News 24 December 2021

  • Covid Isolation Guidance
  • Vaccination and booster update
  • New walk-in clinics Coventry Central Library
  • New walk-in clinics in Leamington spa
  • Primary care networks: network contract directed enhanced service from 20 December 2021
  • Clinical Waste Audit – Update and Further Clarification
  • National standards for independent & semi-independent provision for LAC & Care Leavers
  • Volunteer drivers needed
  • NHS 111 local campaign
  • EPaCCs Template Clarification
  • GP referral process for practices into SWFT
  • Serious Shortage Protocol – Salazopyrin® EN-Tabs 500mg
  • Supply issue with conjugated oestrogens/ medroxyprogesterone (Premique Low Dose®) 300microgram/1.5mg modified-release tablets
  • We Are Listening event
  • EMIS Weekly Roundup

Practice News 17 December 2021

  • GP CPCS Drop-in Session Slide Deck
  • Act now to become a visa sponsorship practice
  • Relaunch of #NotTooMuchToMask
  • New staff respect campaign launched
  • Vaccination, boosters and health advice – communications toolkit
  • Recent PCSE Updates
  • Criteria for CQC monthly monitoring & statement
  • Avios Thank You Appeal – Prize Draw launched today
  • Consultant Connect: Reminder of Service
  • For the attention of Coventry & Rugby General Practice Colleagues
  • For the attention of Warwickshire North General Practice Colleagues
  • New to Partnership Payment Scheme application update
  • Dementia support in Warwickshire
  • Dementia support in Warwickshire
  • Dementia Connect in Warwickshire
  • Supply issue with Estradiol (Estring®) 7.5microgram/24hours vaginal delivery system
  • Supply issue with Methylprednisolone acetate (Depo-Medrone®) 40mg/ml vials and methylprednisolone acetate (Depo-Medrone®) with lidocaine 1% 40mg/ml and 80mg/2ml vials
  • PPE Customer Insight Newsletter Non-Acute – November 2021

Practice News 10 December 2021

  • Free Activities to support Mental Health
  • Marking one year of the Covid-19 vaccine
  • Vaccination as a condition of employment – letter, guidance and resources
  • Clinical Waste Duty of Care Online Waste Audit Invitation
  • Prescribing Dashboard – Sept 21
  • Update: Bone health guidance in light of COVID-19 DXA delays
  • Action required on EMIS WEB to enable GP Connect: Access Record Structured
  • EMIS – Seasonal Flu Data Issues
  • Focus group for general practice staff:constipation
  • New Free Diabetes online learning programme – open now
  • Air Cleaning Devices in Healthcare


Practice News 3 December 2021

  • Communications to support practices re recent government announcement on the Covid vaccination programme
  • GP Staff Flu Uptake – please complete IMMFORM submission
  • EMIS – Seasonal Flu Data Issues
  • BD Blood Tubes November update letter
  • Visiting guidance for Care Homes
  • General Practice Annual Electronic Self-Declaration (eDec) 2021 – Deadline Extension
  • Warwickshire North Hot Hub Change of Contact Number
  • Special Patient Notes Service Change
  • EMIS Data Issue – Childhood 6 in 1 & PCV Hib MenC Services
  • Serious Shortage Protocol – Salazopyrin EN-Tabs 500mg
    Supply issues with Sulfasalazine (Salazopyrin En-Tabs®) 500mg tablets and Diamorphine 5mg powder for solution for injection ampoules (green)
  • Reminder – Patient Community Transport Offer
  • Prescribing Dashboard 2021-22 – August 2021
  • Consultant Connect: Paediatrics – Suspected Childhood Cancer (2WW)
  • Consultant Connect: Paediatrics – Suspected Childhood Cancer (2WW)
  • National NHS staff abuse campaign
    Omicron resources
  • 2WW Heart of England Hospitals Referrals
  • Booking & Referrals – NHS 111 Referral Information Survey (deadline 7 December)
  • Long Covid: Hope Supported Self-management Programmes 2023
  • #MyGPguide: How we can support young people talk to their GP about self-harm and suicidal experiences – online event 6 December
  • Training needs in Primary Care survey
  • KOOTH update – December 2021
    Please see attached KOOTH update for December and  resources:
  • KOOTH handy resources for GPs/Healthcare professionals
  • KOOTH holiday chat availability
  • KOOTH sign up summary
  • Quality Matters Newsletter attached

 

Practice News 26 November 2021

  • Supply issues with Lipitor® (Atorvastatin) 20mg chewable tablets and Intal® (Sodium cromoglicate) CFC-free 5mg inhaler
  • NWRS Data Quality Report – C&W Updated Data
  • A note from the CCG Technology Team
  • PC guidance update
  • Avian Flu signage in or near A46 // Warwickshire
  • Barnado’s Boloh helpline
  • Support for survivors of sexual abuse
  • Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) call back form
  • Dementia Connect in Warwickshire
  • Coventry integrated MSK pathway
  • MSK Clinical pathways
  • Black Friday Cyber Monday
  • Booster vaccine for Front Line staff
  • IPC Guidance for Healthcare Staff
  • NHS Digital Weight Management Programme (DWMP) Regional Webinar
  • Microsoft On-line Training
  • WM Violence Reduction Unit – training dates 2021-2022
  • NHSE&I Midlands Controlled Drugs Newsletter – November 2021 Issue
  • CWPS Hints & Tips Newsletter for November 2021
  • Medicines Matter Newsletter
  • Coventry and Warwickshire Diabetes Newsletter

Practice News 19 November 2021

  • Vaccination as a condition of deployment (VCOD) for all healthcare workers
  • Scam Email Alert
  • NHS NDPP Programme
  • Updated ICR video link for practice websites
  • Consultant Connect – Changes to Paediatrics 2WW Referrals
  • Adult Social Care Recruitment
  • Reminder: Serious Shortage Protocol – Fluoxetine 10mg tablets
  • Reminder: Hazardous/Clinical Waste Management Arrangements for GP Practices from 1 September 2021
  • Midlands Specific Pension Seminars
  • Consultant Connect – Practice Manager / Secretary Training Sessions
  • Additional Demand & Capacity Session dates – 2nd and 15th December
  • NGO Bulletin: New National Guardian announced
  • NHSE Communications toolkits
  • Carers Trust newsletter Click here

Practice News 12 November 2021

  • Updated PGD and National Protocol for inactivated influenza vaccine to include primary care contractors
  • The Safe Use Of Ultrasound Gel To Reduce Infection Risk
  • Supply issue with Xylocaine® 1% and 2% (lidocaine) with adrenaline 100micrograms/20ml (1:200,000) solution for injection vials
  • Medicines Supply Tool Register first at SPS website.
  • Young Persons Advice, Housing and Support Options (Warwickshire)
  • Severe Mental Illness (SMI) Annual Health Checks (AHC) Update
  • Severe Mental Illness annual health check service for Warwickshire North
  • ReSPECT Forms Distribution
  • Safer Sleep is Everyone’s Responsibility Webinar
  • Consultant Connect Survey
  • Survey – NHS Digital Weight Management Programme
  • Diabetes awareness event – 14 November
  • Latest Covid 19/ flu vaccination programme bulletin

Practice News 5 November 2021

  • Electronic Community Nursing and Therapy Referral form
  • GP access – ‘Need to know’ information for your patients
  • Security Advice for Pharmacies and GP Practices
  • Hepatitis vaccination PGDs
  • DTaPIPV and TdIPV PGDs
  • Supply issue with Fixapost® (latanoprost 50microgram/ml / timolol 5mg/ml) 0.2ml unit dose preservative free eye drops
  • Supply issue with Sectral® (Acebutolol) 100mg capsules
  • ReSPECT Forms Version 3
  • First Contact Physiotherapy (FCP) Service
  • Action Required – TPP Data Issue – Shingles Service
  • GP IT Inventory
  • Learning Disability (LD) Annual Health Checks (AHC) Update
  • Diabetes awareness event – 14 November
  • Free Maternity Action webinar: Access to housing, support and primary healthcare for Afghan women who are pregnant or new mothers
  • Additional Demand & Capacity Sessions – 24th November and 1st December 2021
  • Midlands GP Practice Training Event
  • Safer Sleeping Webinar
  • EMIS Roundup

Practice News 29 October 2021

  • Reminder: for urgent action: Important cervical screening message from the Screening and Immunisation team
  • General Practice Referral to Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (GP-CPCS)
  • Annual Health Checks (AHC) for SMI Patients
  • Occupational Health Support Service
  • Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) importance of recognising AHPs in non-AHP roles
  • Warwickshire North GP Enhanced Services Payments
  • Latest IPC Guidance for consultations in Primary Care and General Practice
  • Consanguinity leaflet
  • PLT Dates 2022
  • Safeguarding Case Conference Claims Reminder
  • GP Access – need to know information
  • Freedom to speak up
  • Act on Energy – Dementia Support Groups in Warwickshire
  • Singing for Lung Health Courses
  • Arts and Dementia Warwickshire
  • CSCP Inter-Agency Training Opportunities – November 2021 – March 2022
  • Long Covid Webinar: A person-centred recovery
  • Warwickshire Physical Health – we want to hear your views
  • Adult Autism Course
  • Adult Autism Course in Nuneaton – places available This a course for adults (18+ years) with autism (diagnosed, awaiting diagnosis or those that think they may be autistic), living in Coventry & Warwickshire
  • Diabetes awareness event – 14 November
  • Medicines Matter – October 2021

Practice News 22 October 2021

  • Vaccine Data Resolution Service (VDRS)
  • NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme: age extension information for GPs
  • BW999: Our plan for improving access for patients and supporting general practice
  • Enhanced Service for Long COVID
  • Trans people’s experiences in healthcare
  • GP Liaison Service George Eliot Hospital
  • GEH Maternity is going digital – information on Badgernet implementation
  • Warwickshire Local Welfare Scheme
  • Consultant Connect Feedback – Haematology Pilot
  • Help to support National Adoption Week
  • Midlands Celebration of Black History Month
  • Health literacy – free, short course for all health and care staff and volunteers
  • Rise and shine fest 25-30 October
  • Coventry and Warwickshire Health and Care Partnership Cancer Update – September 2021
  • Inclusion Health Training for Primary Care Networks

Practice News 15 October 2021

  • New Cervical Screening Management System Delay
  • Practice Interest For Tier 2 Workshop – 21 October 2021
  • NHS Cervical Screening Programme – Cervical Screening Campaign 2022
  • GP Practice Submissions for October 2021 Data Ongoing
  • Weight Management Enhanced Service – Clarification around SNOMED Code
  • Reminder- TASK40453 FOR INFO BD Blood Tubes October update letter
  • General Practice Annual Electronic Self-Declaration (eDec) 2021
    Kind Reminder: Use of the UHCW Long Covid Assessment Clinic
  • Annual Health Checks for People with Learning Disability Training
  • Introducing our new Aspiring Leaders GP Fellows for 2021/22
  • PHOENIX GP Programme
  • Additional Capacity and Demand Session dates – 2nd and 25th November
  • Type 1 and Tech event 16th October
  • Reminder: Weekly CARS Incident Report Bulletin Issue 19
  • Quarterly research update from the Unit of Academic Primary Care
  • Primary Care Surge Centre – Flexible GP Shifts Offered – please share with GPs in your Practices

Practice News 8 October 2021

  • How Primary care has delivered – Communications assets
  • Guidance on GP registration of Afghan Citizens and Families
  • Consultant Connect Service Update – GP Liaison Service Pilot
  • Core script and collateral for tackling anti-vaccination campaigners in schools
  • Warwickshire Domestic abuse service
  • DA Languages – Interpreting services
  • Documents to support the Network Contract DES
  • Letter for flu to announce inclusion of new eligible cohort
  • Notification of Pharmacy Closure
  • Consultant Connect Service Update – Haematology Pilot
  • Reminder: FOR INFO: B0951 – Package of documents to support the Network Contract DES for cascade and upload.
  • Reminder: Women’s mental health project – Warwick and Nuneaton
  • NHS Cervical Screening Management System – Important update
  • Reminder: FOR INFO: Replacement of Gardasil® by Gardasil 9® vaccine in the NHS national HPV vaccination programme
  • Reminder: For Action: Supply issue with Asacol® (Mesalazine) 800mg MR gastro-resistant tablets
  • West Midlands VRU Regional County Lines & CE Awareness training programme October 2021
  • Reminder: Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme 2022/22: Immform Surveys (GP Patients – Main and Children’s Flu Survey- First survey opens on 1st October 2021
  • Bridging the healthcare access gap for people with disabilities – INFO ABOUT BSL
  • Annual Health Checks for People with Learning Disability Training
  • 11th National General Practitioner Worklife Survey 2020
  • Diabetes UK Helping Patients Get Active – 2-4 November 2021
  • Learning Disability Training Opportunities for Primary Care
  • Keeping the spirit alive – community powered big conversation
  • Warwickshire North GP IT Newsletter
  • Coventry and Rugby GP IT Newsletter
  • Rise stakeholder newsletter – Autumn 2021

Practice News 1 October 2021

  • Updated treatment of CDI GP algorithm
  • Neonatal Community Outreach Service – now launched at UHCW
  • Improving air quality in GP Waiting Rooms
  • Coventry and Warwickshire’s Living Well with Dementia Strategy 2022 – 2027
  • Emergency Department – Nervecentre update for GPs
  • Security alert for all Apple iPhone, iPad and MAC users
  • WOMEN talk – new, free mental health project in Warwick and Nuneaton
  • Consultant Connect Service Update – GP Liaison Service Pilot.
  • Safeguarding Case Conference Claims Reminder
  • Help more people find and retain employment across the West Midlands
  • Wasps Rugby 999 Match Day
  • Save the date – ‘Race Ahead – NHS Big Conversation on Race’
  • Delivering improved diabetes care through PCNs – Sharing & Learning Webinar
  • Practice Safeguarding Lead and Named Safeguarding GP Virtual Conference
  • Women’s Health Programme 12 November
  • Medicines Matter September

Practice News 24 September 2021

  • Phase 3 Boosters Suggested Wording
  • NEW, FREE, women’s mental health project – Warwick and Nuneaton
  • New Antiviral Storage Pharmacy service
    Training Opportunity – Key Health Needs and Complexities of Asylum Seekers
  • Letter providing guidance on Rotavirus vaccination – Midlands
  • Extension of temporary changes to GP Contract under the pandemic regulations
  • CWPS Blood Bottles Update
  • Pharmacy Technician Workforce Expansion Programme 2021/22: Guidance for Employers and System Leads
  • FOR INFO: BD Blood Tubes update letter
  • Self-Isolation Clarification
  • X-Ray Delays
    Pension arrears to be ​collected in September
  • Workforce Data Extraction for PCNs and Practices
  • Coventry and Warwickshire CCG Non-Obstetric Ultrasound Service

Practice News 17 September 2021

  • Social Care Worker Flu Communications
  • CCG Care Homes Vaccinations and visitors
  • Removal of Home Oxygen Order Form (HOOF) email facility
  • DXS – SNOMED Functionality
    Service status of POD
  • Supply issue with Metformin 500mg/5ml oral solution
  • Update on the NHS e-Referral Service
  • Signposting for LGBT patients
  • Covid Vaccine Deployment Suggested Wording
  • Slang Dictionary
  • Spirometry by the community COPD team
  • Cervical Screening IT changes
  • QOF Update
  • Consultant Connect – paediatrics update
  • State of Readiness Update
  • Improving lives for over 65s
  • ICS survey
  • Training Opportunity – Key Health Needs and Complexities of Asylum Seekers 12/10/2021
  • Free online training for NHS Healthcare Professionals – Physical Activity for the Management and Prevention of Long Term Conditions
  • Community group referrals survey
  • Wellness in the woods course

Practice News 10 September 2021

  • World suicide prevention day – 10 September
  • NHS Urgent Mental Health Crisis Lines  nhs.uk/urgentmentalhealth
  • Coventry and Warwickshire Safe Haven
  • MENtalk sessions in Warwick St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre in Warwick (CV34 4QY) starting on Tuesday 21st September from 11am till 1pm
  • World suicide prevention day – Primary Care local links:
  • Dear Life
  • Warwickshire City Council
  • Suicide Prevention in Primary Care
  • With staff in mind
  • Midlands Shingles Toolkit and Awareness Campaign 2021
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) screening
  • Reducing the impact of Covid – Grant 2021-23- Building resilience in ethnically diverse communities
  • Reminder: For Action: Xylocaine® 1% (lidocaine) with adrenaline 100micrograms/20mL (1:200,000) solution for injection vials
    Primary Care Networks – plans for 2021/22 and 2022/23
    Consultant Connect – Continued record breaking Telephone and Messaging Advice & Guidance in August
  • Coventry and Rugby Practice Managers meetingTuesday 14th September at 09.30 – 10.30am.
  • Disability Summit Event
  • GP Practice Staff Feedback
    Adult Autism Education Courses
    Reminder: Management of Breast Pain Consultation with Primary Care
  • Kooth Update – September 2021


Practice News 3 September 2021

  • Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) screening as part of an evaluation in England and BCG changes from September 2021
  • Long Covid self-management leaflets
  • EMIS Live Session and Weekly Roundup Sign Up
    Hazardous/Clinical Waste Management Arrangements for GP Practices from 1 September 2021
  • Booking Urgent Telephone Eye Consultations with UHCW
  • Consultant Connect – GP Feedback on UHCW Paediatrics A&G Pilot
  • Supply issue with Nalcrom®(sodium cromoglicate) 100mg capsules
  • Update regarding national shortage of blood sample tubes
  • POD update
  • IMPORTANT: Blood Testing

Practice News 27 August 2021

  • Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Services (CWPS) Notification of Change to Haematology Full Blood Count and Reticulocyte Reporting
  • C1372 – Vaccinations for NHS staff entering care homes
  • myGP Connect – end of contract
  • Post Positive PCR Antibody Testing Initiative (PPPATI) – UK roll out
  • BD Blood Tubes – update on European stock
  • Self-Referrals SWFT Physiotherapy
  • West Midlands Ambulance Service University Foundation Trust Letter
  • Imaging results are not being sent to the Correct GP
  • Removal of children and young people from the Shielded Patient List
  • Consultant Connect – Updated Guidance on when to use UHCW Paediatrics A&FG Pilot
  • Digital Medicine messages: Auto-filing flu vaccine code

Practice News 20 August 2021

  • NHS Cervical Screening Programme – National Ceasing Audit
  • GPES Long Covid: Local support documents
  • URGENT – BD Supply Disruption communications
  • Vaccinating Children
  • Help end Rough Sleeping https://www.streetlink.org.uk/
  • National Electronic Dermatology Guidelines for the Treatment and Referral of Common Skin Conditions https://www.pcds.org.uk/desktop-treatment-guide
  • NHS App & COVID Pass – Social Media Kit for the NHS Family
  • 2WW Referral Pathways
  • Information for clinical staff BD Blood Specimen Collection Portfolio supply disruption  NHS guidance on recommended actions
  • Consultant Connect –Telephone and Messaging Advice & Guidance success in July
  • Autumn online support programme for Coventry & Warwickshire Long Covid patients
  • Survey Request – Part 2 (MSc Thesis): Digital Technology Adoption For The Assessment of Cognition in Primary Health Care
  • GP Safeguarding Leads and Named Safeguarding GPs conference being hosted by NHSE/I on 4th November 2021
  • Climate Change Survey – The Role of Primary Care in Tackling the Climate Emergency
  • Communities and Partnerships Newsletter Update 17/08/2021 – Funding opportunity                        

Practice News 13 August 2021

  • For the attention of immunisers – Inactivated Influenza, LAIV and HPV PGDs
  • Support for GPs in Coventry and Warwickshire – what is available?
  • NHS App – Covid Vaccination Certificate
  • NHS App – BT Guide
  • Becton Dickinson (Blood Specimen Collection Portfolio): supply disruption recommended actions
  • Serious Shortage Protocol – Fluoxetine 10mg tablets
  • GP IT Newsletters and Shared Inboxes Message for GP Practices
  • Accessing Recordings via One Drive – 16th August 21

Practice News 6 August 2021

  • Respiratory Primary care Updates
  • Research updates from the Unit of Academic Primary Care at Warwick University
  • UHCW Primary Care update
  • Over 50s alcohol helpline
  • Sky Blues in the Community Fit Fans Launch
  • BCG Immunisation Programme: Changes from September 2021
  • Missing Vaccine Information
  • Consultant Connect Service Update – New Paediatrics A&G Pilot
  • General prescribing guidance for the dying adult
  • One Drive Data Cleansing Exercise
  • Women and Gambling Related Harms – free 2 CPD training
  • July Flu Immunisation newsletter
  • Controlled Drugs Newsletter

Practice News 30 July 2021

  • Updates and guidance for general practice
  • Compassion in Dying packs request – posters to all primary care
  • National flu immunisation programme 2021 to 2022 letter
  • UHCW Services Update for Primary Care
  • Cervical Screening Operational Comms
  • NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme
  • COVID-19 Exemption from Contact Isolation – Primary Care
  • Learning Disability Advice Email Address
  • Update on 2ww form for Lower GI and Gynaecology
  • Consultant Connect Service Reminder – Are you making the most out of the service to ease summer pressures?
  • Re-opening of CWPT Diabetes clinics  from 1st August
  • PTSD Support for Community
  • Supply issue with Clexane® (enoxaparin) pre-filled syringes

Practice News 23 July 2021

  • Go Live of Myton Hospice Read Only Access to SWFT Community EMIS
  • GP referral form for Covid-19 vaccination with history of allergy
  • COVID-19 Encouraging Vaccinations Arts Project
  • SMI Annual Physical Health Check Survey
  • Extension of temporary changes to GP Contract under the pandemic regulations.
  • iPlato Decommission Statement
  • NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme
  • Consultant Connect – GP Feedback on UHCW Cardiology A&G Pilot
  • PTSD Support for Community
  • NICE guideline publication – Type 1 diabetes in adults: diagnosis and management

Practice News 16 July 2021

  • Local health leaders issue open letter on Covid concerns
  • NHS guidance on PPE
  • Chloramphenicol Eye Drops
  • An update on MENtalk
  • iPlato Decommission Statement
  • Email Phishing Warning
  • Pop-up Covid Vaccination clinics
  • ICR and GPDPR information for Practices
  • Aspiring Leaders Fellowships – GP Workforce workstreams
  • IAPT support for University students affected by wider Covid impact
  • Prioritising Annual Health Checks
  • Free webinar masterclasses for healthcare professionals
  • Changes to the NHS eReferral service
  • Parents & Carers survey
  • Free Kooth webinars

Practice News 9 July 2021

  • Bedworth Civic Hall Covid Vaccinations
  • Outbreak of Invasive Group A streptococcus
  • Adult Hearing Service Suspension of Mediscan Diagnostics Services
  • Long Covid & Weight Management Enhanced Services 21/22
  • PCN Updates
  • One Minute Guide – Carers & Young Carers
  • Silent Sounds Crossing Language Barriers
  • Notification of Infectious Diseases
  • Consultant Connect – the importance of recording Advice & Guidance outcomes and how to earn CPD points

Practice News 2 July 2021

  • Important OxyShop update
  • Drop-in vaccination centres in Coventry and Warwickshire this week
  • NHS asymptomatic staff testing: Lateral flow device distribution and assuring compliance to testing regimes.
  • New NHS Cervical Screening Management System – go live 30th October 2021
  • Information Governance – Service Provider for all GP Practices
  • Primary Care Data Gathering Programme (Coventry and Warwickshire)
  • Removal of Home Oxygen Order Form (HOOF) Email Facility
    Healthwatch annual report
  • Important update to the Fitter Futures adult weight management criteria
  • Diabetes newsletter

Practice News 25 June 2021

  • West Midlands Familial Hypercholesterolemia Service
  • Out of Hours Cover Warwickshire North
  • UHCW Cardiology Pilot
  • Prescribing Dashboard for March 2021
  • Reduce referrals & admissions with Consultant Connect
  • Peer support for parents of young people who self harm
  • Consultant Connect – using the GP liaison line

Practice News 18 June 2021

  • Consultant Connect NEW cardiology A&G pilot
  • Requests for medical information and opinion on ‘connected persons’ (Fostering health report for care arrangements for children and young people)
  • Covid testing and advising / responding to patients
  • Consultant Connect Typical response times
  • NHSE/I Letter to women and girls taking sodium valproate
  • Eating Disorder Information for Primary Care
  • CQC Monitoring update
  • National Learning Disability Awareness Week
  • Governing Body meeting slides
  • New audiology service

Practice News 11 June 2021

  • Consultant Connect Service Update – Cardiology Phone/Photo A&G Pilot @ UHCW
  • Consultant Connect – Coventry, Rugby Warwickshire North Monthly Highlights
  • Change of Variant Names
  • Primary Care Data Gathering Programme (Coventry and Warwickshire)
  • Focus on Exploitation online event
  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month
  • Health Inequalities, Social Isolation, Wellbeing Webinars for males in NHS
  • New guide for LGBT patients
  • Primary Care Improvement Community Newsletter

Practice News 4 June 2021

  • Update: CCG Change of Email Addresses
  • UPDATED: UK Infection Prevention and Control Guidance
  • New phase of #YouAreNotAlone: Partner Pack
  • Consultant Connect
  • Spirometry Questionnaire
  • Creative Health Programmes Briefing June 2021
  • West Midlands Cervical Screening Services Newsletter
  • Coventry & Warwickshire Area Prescribing Committee Newsletter

Practice News 28 May 2021

  • Delay to CCG Change of Email Addresses and Reminder: Junk Mail Issues
  • Reminder:  Letter from the CCG Governing Body..
  • Resources for patients anxious about cervical screening
  • Field Safety Corrective Action (Recall)
  • Consultant Connect
  • HCP Cancer Update newsletter

Practice News 21 May 2021

  • Letter from the Governing Body
  • Primary Care and Looked after children
  • COVID-19 vaccination status in the NHS App and the new Fast Track ID feature
  • RISE CYP Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team
  • Changes to Mental Health Service contact details at Stratford Healthcare
  • Crisis Plus Initiative to support people in mental health crisis
  • NCMD report on child mortality and deprivation
  • Ethnicity-specific BMI cutoffs for obesity based on type 2 diabetes risk in England: a population-based cohort study
  • Primary Care Data Gathering Programme (Coventry and Warwickshire)
  • CCG Change of Email Addresses and Junk Mail Issues
  • Consultant Connect Webinar for Warwickshire North Practices
  • Primary Care Mental Health in Coventry and Warwickshire including Mental Health Practitioner Roles (ARRS)
  • RISE CYP Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team
  • A new Breast Cancer Support group
  • Insulin Safety Week: 17th – 23rd May 2021

Practice News 14 May 2021

  • Annual Health Checks
  • NHS Elective accelerator
  • GEH Post COVID Syndrome Pathways
  • One Minute Guides
  • Free transportation to vaccine sites
  • Microsoft 365- FINAL REMINDER Devices with Office 2010 will be disabled from 21 May 2021
  • Non-Obstetric Ultrasound Service
  • Vaccination Data Quality Issues
  • Patient Removal Guidelines for GP Practices
  • Prescribing Dashboard for October 2020
  • CQRS Service Offers 2021/22
  • Insulin Safety Week – 17th – 23rd May

Practice News 7 May 2021

  • Support being provided to India during Covid-19 Crisis
  • Important Information – Roro Chan Challenge – recent suicide of 13 year old female
  • Domestic Abuse Act – What do you need to know
  • UHB services update sessions
  • Consultant Connect – April highlights
  • Please Read: CQRS Service Offers 2021/22 Reminder
  • Restoration
  • Carenotes Essential Maintenance

Practice News 30 April 2021

  • Mental Health support services available to Warwickshire residents
  • Coventry Mental Health support services
  • Standardised GP Appointment Categories – Guidance and Webinarse also some National Standards of Cleanliness (NSoC) Policies
  • Two Week Wait Referrals for Gynae and Head and Neck at UHCW
  • Arthroplasties Wound Advice from Surgeons
  • Insulin Safety Week
  • Warwickshire North Diabetes Foot Clinic

 

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