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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 24 June 2022

  • Chairs Report attached.
  • PCN data submission deadline is 30th June 2022.
  • The journey so far… attached the CCPL framework.
  • Our People, Our Purpose
  • Urgent Public Health Message: Urgent actions in response to detection of Vaccine Derived Polio Virus type 2 (VDPV2) in London sewage samples Polio: detection of VDPV2 in London sewage samples – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk
  • Update on Cervical Screening Ceasing Audit – Reminder to check Prior Notification Lists
  • PCN EMIS Clinical Services
    Docobo Go live in Coventry Care Homes
    First patient recruited onto Docobo Palliative and EOL Pilot
  • AccuRx Updates
  • Atherstone Vaccination Hub win Hidden Heroes Award
  • Constipation Campaign focus groups for Primary Care colleagues
  • Training Hub Wellbeing Wednesday – 22nd June
  • Training Hub Newsletter  here

Practice News 17 June 2022

  • Amendments to Health Protection Regulations – Monkeypox attached
  • NHS Rainbow Badge Scheme attached.
  • PCN data submission deadline 30th June 2022.
  • Important Consultant Connect Service Update now integrated with EMIS/SystmOne.
  • Immediate Removal A request to remove the patient can be made to the Patient Registrations team at PCSE via the Contact Us form
  • When a patient removal has been submitted to PCSE, the GP Practice will also need to notify CQC without delay, for more information please follow the link: Police involvement in an incident – notification form – Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)
  • Updated Primary Care Guidance on Monkeypox attached.  The home swabbing service is now operational.  Changes to the document are highlighted in yellow.
  • Poverty Proofing Opportunity North Warwickshire
  • DOCOBO Remote Health Monitoring expands to Palliative and End of life care
  • Data Sharing after the Control of Patient Information (COPI) notice expires on the 30th June 2022
  • New local Data Sharing Agreement that will allow this clinically appropriate data sharing to continue.
  • Prescribing Incentive Scheme reminder-sign up by 30th June
  • Hot Hub Transport Reminder call 01926 310312 and choose option 1 in order to liaise with a call handler to arrange.
  • New to practice fellowships Register now to be part of Cohort 3 launching in Autumn 2022
  • NHS Low Calorie Diet Programme:  Expansion planning – Survey for completion by 30 June 2022
  • Refugee Week-Film at Northgate House 22nd June
  • Training Hub Wellbeing Wednesday advice
  • CCG All Staff Briefing
  • Training Hub Weekly Roundup 
  • Latest COVID-19 support bulletin attached

Practice News 10 June 2022

 

Practice News 6 June 2022

  • Large-scale smartcard expiry on 27 June 2022
  • ACCURATE CODING OF DIABETIC PATIENTS ISSUE – To complete the validation of your patients by 11th of July 2022
  • Monkeypox interim primary care guidance attached
  • Priority drug alert: Metonitazene
  • Prescribing Incentive Scheme Update
  • Non-specific Symptoms Pathway for Suspected Cancer: George Eliot Hospital
  • GP letter: New patient cohorts eligible for COVID-19 treatments attached
  • CSAB Policy & Workforce Development – Hoarding Resources attached
  • Citizen Experience Implementation team Update on Records Access date for go-live
  • Community Autism Support Service for Adults CASS Community Autism Support Service for Adults
  • GP and operational staff: Getting ready for patients to have access to their future data
  • Using records as a communication tool with patients: Record access
  • Celebrating Pride Month Event
  • Dyspraxia Foundation AGM & Conference 2022
    Unconscious Bias Training
  • Strangulation and Suffocation Offence: Online Training attached for details.
  • Midlands Workforce Transformation Improvement Collaborative – PGMDE – Locally Employed Doctors 28th July 2022 -10.00-12.00
    List of courses for PCNs to attend provided by NHS I/E
  • NEW RESEARCH TO IMPROVE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED GROUPS ACCESS PRIMARY CARE
  • Hydration Week – W/C 20th June
  • Cancer Update Newsletter https://cwccg.net/5ECH-JA32-5EA65869C3BD0A663T8PB82C89461C503B3A23/cr.aspx
  • GP IT Newsletters Coventry & Rugby Area              WN Area
  • Prescribing Dashboard – Mar 22 attached
  • EMIS Newsletter May 22  https://www.emishealth.com/news-insights/may-newsletter-2022
  • Quality Matters Newsletter – June 2022 – Issue 7attached

Practice News 27 May 2022

  • Ukrainian Refugee Clinic for Rugby
  • IPC Admission Screening Recommendations for Ukrainian People Fleeing Conflict  find attached
  • CYP West Midlands – Long-COVID paediatric referrals
  • Application for funded FeNO meters is available to practices
  • Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Sexual Health service review (ISH)
  • BSU30471 [FOR INFO] PCN Finance and Payments Guidance April to September 2022 find attached
  • Reminder for Opening Times for Locke House Vaccination Centre in Rugby Please note that this is Thursdays and Sundays 8.30am to 7.30pm
  • Domestic Abuse Act 2021: What GPs and Surgery Staff Need to Know?
    Please see attached for information.
  • Serious Shortage Protocols – HRT products
  • Supply issue with Estradiol (Oestrogel®) pump pack 0.06% gel, Estriol (Ovestin®) 1mg cream, Estradiol (Sandrena®) 500microgram and 1mg gel sachets and Estradiol (Lenzetto®) 1.53mg/dose transdermal spray
  • Developing a learning hub to support primary care staff to deliver annual health checks for people with learning disabilities and autistic people
  • DementiaActive – New sessions Nuneaton and Warwick
  • Save a life – Give Blood – Coventry
  • Med Ed Website log in
  • EMIS Free Live sessions
  • General Practice/111 Signposting Survey – Closing Date 1 June
  • 7 Updates in 1 day for Practice Nurses
    Sky Blues in the Community – Mental Health Developments – May 2022
  • PCSE Update  newsletter attached
  • Regional COVID-19 support bulletin  newsletter attached.
  • Wellbeing Wednesday – 25th May 2022

Practice News 20 May 2022

  • Coventry and Warwickshire Primary Care Collaborative attached
  • NHSE/I West Midlands Vanguard – Coventry and Warwickshire -Trauma Needs Analysis Practitioner Briefing attached briefing
  • UKHSA: Monkeypox briefing
  • Prescribing Incentive Scheme attachment
  • Application for funded FeNO meters is available to practices
  • Change, Grow, Live- Drug and Alcohol Service
  • Serious Shortage Protocol – fluoxetine 10mg tablets Insulin isophane human (Insuman Basal SoloStar®) 100 IU/ml suspension for injection in a pre-filled pen
  • Integrated Care Record service announcement
  • Routes into Eye Emergency Referral Service (EERS) attached Celebrating International Nurses Day and Day of the Midwife
  • Making a Prevent Referral in Warwickshire Website link
  • Time for Care Capability Building offers – May – July 2022
  • Free On-Line Training: STRANGULATION AND SUFFOCATION
  • Integrated Sexual Health engagement survey
  • Docobo: Remote Monitoring Training Sessions
  • Pain Service Survey
  • Mindful May Webinars
  • Vivup EAP
  • Age Inclusion in the workplace Webinar
  • It’s about Race Training
  • Unconscious Bias Training
  • How to beat burnout in the new ways of working in Primary Care
  • A warm Welcome to Warwickshire
  • COVID-19 Bulletin Edition 32
  • Diabetes Prevention Programme – Comms for May 2022 attached
  • Weekly round up from C&W Training Hub
  • Primary Care Campaign materials for practices to display

Practice News 13 May 2022

  • UKHSA Health Protection Briefing Note 2022/040: Identification of genetically-related vaccine-like poliovirus type 2 (PV2) in London sewage samples attached briefing note.
  • Enhanced Access Webinars
  • Primary Care Finance Update attached
  • GEH Directory of Services change for Geriatric Medicine Falls
  • Ophthalmology Messaging  from 13th May, Ophthalmology Messaging will not be available via Consultant Connect. The Phone Advice & Guidance route via Consultant Connect will be available as usual (Mon-Fri, 24 hours. Sat-Sun 9am-12am).
  • Phishing Scam Email Alert
  • CCG Contacts List attached
  • Supply issue with Quinapril (Accupro®) 5mg, 10mg, 20mg and 40mg tablets
  • Supply issue with Glycerol 1g and 4g suppositories
  • PCN leadership development attached
  • ICS Development – Place Guidance
  • National Outpatients Referral Optimisation Team Coffee Morning
  • Consultant Connect Service Reminder
  • WATCH | In the news – BBC West Midlands: How SWFT and WMAS are using Consultant Connect to support Frail and Elderly Patients
  • Coventry and Warwickshire Trauma Needs Analysis – Practitioner Briefing
  • Continuing our Learning Journey …. 7 management topics in 1-day 2022 for Practice Managers
    Becoming a UK visa sponsoring practice – webinar
  • With Staff in Mind Wellbeing Sessions in May
  • NHS & Culture Coventry unveils nationally recognised greener healthcare photography exhibition attached
  • RMM and Maudsley now funded by HEE for all NHS staff and Learners
  • General Practice/111 Signposting Survey – Closing Date 1 June
  • Pain Service Survey
  • Welcome to General Practice Event – 19 May 2022
  • Primary Care Estates newsletter attached
  • Domestic Abuse attached.
  • Wellbeing Wednesday attached.
  • Quality Matters Newsletters – May 2022 attached
  • April Immunisation Newsletter April Immunisation Newsletter
  • May Healthier You NDPP Newsletter attached
  • Weekly Round-Up from C&W Training Hub attached.
  • Carers Bulletin attached.

Practice News 6 May 2022

Practice News 29 April 2022

  • Seasonal Flu & Covid-19 Staff Vaccination Return
  • Coventry and Warwickshire ICB Update attached
  • Trainee Nursing Associates attached slides, important
  • Cervical Screening delay in reporting
  • Support for PPGs
  • 2022/23 Vaccinations and Immunisations Service Offers – CQRS
  • Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) standard operating procedure: Symptomatic and asymptomatic staff testing attached
  • Resources to support clean air to include in primary care communications
  • Learning Disability Annual Health Check resource links– Coventry & Warwickshire CCG (coventrywarwickshireccg.nhs.uk)
  • GP Connect PCN Update
  • Tripartite annual flu letter: The NHS influenza immunisation programme 2022 to 2023 attached  – Tripartite annual flu letter
  • Practice Manager Mentor Scheme attached  information
  • Consultant Connect Service Reminder – Did you know you have access to over 15 specialties via Consultant Connect?
  • Consultant Connect Service Reminder – Did you know you can use an IG secure messaging service to easily contact secondary care clinicians for Advice & Guidance?
  • Diabetes is Serious Report attached
  • DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAMME: Lunch & Learn Sessions – EMIS – 12th May 2022
  • Patient Digital Engagement Webinars to your practices & PCN’s starting this month
  • 7 updates in 1 day series flyer attached
  • May is national walking month
  • How to beat burnout in the new ways of working in Primary Care’ on Wednesday 25th May at 7 pm
  • Regional COVID vaccination bulletin  attached
  • NHS Arden & Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit Medicines Matter – April Edition attached
  • Leadership for Empowered Communities and Personalised Care is recruiting now!
  • Consultant in Integrated and Community Care, NHS Medical & Dental recruitment

Practice News 22 April 2022

  • Non-specific Symptoms Pathway for Suspected Cancer: George Eliot Hospital
  • ‘At high risk of type 2 diabetes’ booklets – update electronic version of the booklet
  • NHS Breast Screening Programme – Advice and Information for GP Practices initial screening invitations sometime between their 50th and before their 53rd birthday
  • Supportive statement from GMC given the pressures facing your doctors attached.
  • Developing a learning hub to support primary care staff to deliver annual health checks for people with learning disabilities and autistic people
  • Supply issue with Triamterene 50mg / furosemide 40mg (Frusene® ) tablets
  • Weight Management Enhanced Service 2022/23 sign up to the Enhanced Service attached
  • Patient Digital Engagement Webinars
  • Training Opportunities – PCN Leadership Development
    Register your interest to help shape informal carer services in Warwickshire attached
  • Papyrus: Suicide Prevention Training
  • Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT): Listening event
  • PPE Reuse Innovation and Sustainability Roadshow/Feedback Participation Events
  • Healthy Mind Service (IAPT) Stakeholder Newsletter – Spring 2022 
  • CCG Governing Body News attached.
  • Carers Bulletin – 20th April 2022 attached.

Practice News 15 April 2022 No issue

 

Practice News 8 April 2022

  • Living with Covid update
  • Preconception counselling for women at risk of preterm birth
  • NHS Prevention Programme cuts chances of Type 2 diabetes for thousands
  • FOR INFORMATION: 2021/22 QOF Manual Indicators – Clarification
  • Preconception counselling for women at risk of preterm birth
  • Coventry Counter Terrorism Local Profile 2022
  • Primary Care guidance for IPC
  • Official: Ukraine – Advice for primary care
  • Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority primary care women sponsorship programme
  • Updated SUDIC guidance-Solihull changes from April 2022.
  • GP Practice Handbook – EMIS Support
  • Updated dietary advice for smoked fish
  • Tell us your views about physical health services        Weight Management
  • Community Mental Health Transformation Training Sessions for Professionals
  • Fortnightly COVID-19 support bulletin
  • C&W Training Hub Newsletter: March 2022 C&W Training Hub Newsletter: March 2022 (mailchi.mp)
  • Rise Stakeholder Newsletter – Spring 2022 attached.
  • New flyer for Arts and Dementia Warwickshire! attached
  • Warwickshire North Remote Monitoring Newsletter April 2022 attached

Practice News 1 April 2022

  • Hot Clinic Service for Coventry, Rugby and Warwickshire North
  • Completing a Medical Certificate for Cause of Death (MCCD) notification
  • The role of GPs with the Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP)
  • Arrivals from Ukraine -Advice for primary care V1  attached draft guidance from PHE.
  • Ukraine Shadow Information Management Technology IMT
  • Coventry Counter Terrorism Local Profile 2022 local threat level information attached.
  • Sites Offering Covid Vaccinations Across the CCG
  • Update for LFT queries and orders via gov portal
  • Living with COVID-19– testing update letter
  • Winter Access Fund Campaign
  • OACH Operational Guidance
  • Wellbeing for Warwickshire service
  • The Cass Review- Independent review of gender identity services for children and young people: Interim report
  • CCG PCN Changes Please note the changes here.
  • Thrive into Work
  • Serious Shortage Protocols – Atorvastatin (Lipitor®) 20mg chewable tablets/Salazopyrin® EN-Tabs 500mg
  • GPA update: Respiratory@Home – Referrals for nMAB Treatment
  • DOC@HOME Online Drop-in Training sessions
  • Resources for Ukrainian refugees entering the UK: How to access NHS service
  • Pathway to Partnership development programme for new Partners working within General Practice
  • Keyworker Team Evaluation Survey
  • Cavell Star Awards
  • Health Coaching Academy/ The Collaborative
  • Postvention Assisting those Bereaved By Suicide (PABBS)
  • PABBS training and publications
  • Reminder: New employee benefits scheme for ALL General Practice, PCN, Federation and Alliance staff
  • GP IT Newsletters
  • Coventry & Rugby
  • Warwickshire North
  • Rise Stakeholder Newsletter – Spring 2022
  • CMHT Newsletters
  • Medicines Matter Newsletter
  • Quality Matters Newsletter
  • LeDer Newsletter
  • Training Hub newsletter

Practice News 25 March 2022

Practice News 18 March 2022

Practice News 11 March 2022

  • QOF year-end 2021/22 Update attached
  • A message to all Ukrainian health and care staff in the UK attached
  • Update from GP IT Team attached
  • Primary Care Colleague Recognition Scheme (PCCRS) attached.
  • Medical Aid Ukraine
  • Abbott Infant Formula Contamination Note attached
  • CGL referral form
  • MENtalk – Expansion to Rugby and Invitation to Our Professional Network
  • Medicom Kolmi FFP3 mask – packaging attached
  • Consultant Connect Service Update – New Radiology A&G
  • Medicine Supply Notification: Sulfasalazine (Salazopyrin En-Tabs®) 500mg
  • Rheumatology GP Survey
  • Coventry and Warwickshire Suicide Prevention Strategy: stakeholder engagement workshops
  • With Staff In Mind Events
  • CARS fortnightly bulletin
  • Weekly Round-Up from C&W Training Hub – 11.3.22

Practice News 4 March 2022

  • Ukraine Crisis Appeal Please donate to Red Cross here or to DEC here.
  • NHSE: General Practice – 2022/23 contractual changes please see attached General practice contract arrangements for 2022/23
  • GP Alliance – team update
  • Marval Request Update
  • B1322 Changing to a 2 dose NHS HPV vaccination schedule for eligible adolescents and adults starting the course after
  • NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme: Timeframe for blood result eligibility is reverting to 12 months
  • Living with COVID white paper C1594– update letter Please see attached
  • Supply issue with Levomepromazine 25mg/1ml solution for injection
  • Serious Shortage Protocols – paracetamol 120mg and 240mg suppositories and atorvastatin (Lipitor®) 10mg and 20mg chewable tablets
  • Reminder: Final Immform Seasonal Influenza Patient Uptake Survey (Main and Child)
  • LeDeR In Scope Guidance now taking notifications for autistic adults who have died, who did not have a learning disability.
  • Consultant Connect Service – Local Heart Failure Specialist Nurses available via Consultant Connect.
  • The Adult Neurodevelopmental Team: new email address AdultNeurodevelopmental.Team@covwarkpt.nhs.uk
  • Pathology Hints and Tips attached the Pathology Hints and Tips for February.
  • County Lines Awareness Training Programme 7th – 13th March
  • Spirometry refresher training
  • Paediatrics – Suspected Childhood Cancer (2WW) New Pathway Meeting
  • Joint Adult Learning Event – Leave No Doubt 9th March 2022
  • attached
  • Medicines Matter Newsletter
  • Quality Matters Newsletter

Practice News 25 February 2022

  • PMS schemes – Expressions of Interest
  • Abbott Alimentum Similac and EleCare Similac Powder recall
  • Supply issue with Ciprofloxacin 0.3% / dexamethasone 0.1% ear drops, Atorvastatin (Lipitor®) 10mg and 20mg chewable tablets and Piroxicam (Feldene Melt®) 20mg orodispersible tablets
  • Serious Shortage Protocol – paracetamol 120mg and 240mg suppositories
  • IT Grab Bags Deployed across Coventry and Rugby Practices
  • Virtual Primary Care Learning Event- 9th and 10th March 2022 Primary Care Research
  • You’re invited to DOC@HOME Online Drop-in Sessions (March 3, 2022)
  • GP Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) – Coventry and Warwickshire
  • Community Autism Support Service for Adults Please see attached
  • Workforce Transformation Improvement Collaborative – Pharmacy
  • Vaccination Stakeholder Briefing – 18/02/22
  • CARS fortnightly bulletin

Practice News 18 February 2022

  • Identifying and responding to sexual assault and abuse attached reminder
  • Storm Eunice
  • PCN leadership development  attached
  • ICR Video ICR Video Link
  • Supply Issues Acetazolamide (Diamox® SR) 250mg modified-release capsules, Mesalazine (Asacol®) 400mg & 800mg MR gastro-resistant tablets and Dulaglutide (Trulicity®) 3mg per 0.5ml and 4.5mg per 0.5ml solution for injection pre-filled.
  • Fluoxetine 10mg tablets Serious Shortage Protocol
  • Levomepromazine shortage
  • Atorvastatin (Lipitor®) 10mg and 20mg chewable tablets
  • Serious Shortage Protocols
  • National Training & Development Programme for Practice and PCN Managers
  • Working with the NHS to improve patient flow using virtual wards supported by in person care
  • Weekly Round-Up from Coventry & Warwickshire Training Hub – 18.2.22

Practice News 11 February 2022

  • NHSE Update: Vaccination as a condition of deployment (VCOD) for all healthcare workers letter and FAQ    attached latest guidance
  • Domiciliary phlebotomy telephone update
  • The Fuller Stocktake (Integrated CareSystems) attached
  • FREE: Diabetes and Ramadan Webinar poster attached
  • Warwickshire Request process for an Echocardiogram
  • Disruption of Supply Trulicity
  • Dulaglutide (Trulicity®) 3mg and 4.5mg strength temporary supply problem
  • Help shape UHCW’s Organisational Strategy
  • Cervical screening assets
  • Free Webinar: Identifying health inequalities: CVDPREVENT a national primary care audit Tuesday 22nd February 2022, 13:00pm to 14:00pm
  • National PPE Acute and Primary Customer Insight  National PPE Acute and Primary Customer Insight newsletter – January 2022
  • Covid Vaccine Bulletin attached

Practice News 4 February 2022

  • Next steps for general practice following the accelerated COVID-19 vaccination booster campaign letter attached letter  from NHSE.
  • Information regarding Booster vaccine
  • Supply issue with Bambuterol (Bambec®) 10mg Tablets
    UHCW need your views see attached summary document
  • FGM Pathway – Antenatal Identification/Disclosure
  • Please find attached information about Antenatal identification/disclosure.
  • FGM – Zero Tolerance Day – 7th February 2022 please click here.
  • GP Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) – Coventry and Warwickshire
  • Serious Shortage Protocol – paracetamol 120mg and 240mg suppositories
  • Get active and meet new people in 2022 FREE mental health projects – MENtalk and WOMENtalk.
  • UHCW Inpatient Discharge Summary Upgrade Go live 02/02/22
  • Central PCN Update
  • Pathway to Partnership New Partner Development Programme   Click for full information
  • Training Webinar Pulse Oximeter Devices
  • Prescribing Dashboard – Nov 21  attached
  • January Immunisation newsletter attached
  • Quality Matters newsletter attached

Practice News 28 January 2022

  • Vaccination as a Condition of Deployment for all Healthcare Workers (VCOD)
  • Overseas Vaccination Desk
  • Missing Vaccination Records – Pathway for Resolutions
  • Chief Sustainability Officer’s Clinical Fellow Scheme – Applications open
  • Dementia Connect in Warwickshire
  • Daily vaccine confidence sessions
  • Coventry and Warwickshire Clinicians – Consultant Connect Case Study
  • GP CPCS – Coventry and Warwickshire
  • Reminder: Treatment rooms at NHS Open Space
  • GP referrals to UHCW
  • Counter fraud winter newsletter

Practice News 21 January 2022

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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