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22nd January 2023

Health Education England education contract 

The BMA have had some queries regarding the HEE (Health Education England) education contract that some practices have been asked to sign.

21st January 2023

Update on the Digital Firearms Flag

The digital firearms flag will soon be relaunched on SystmOne (TPP) and EMIS Web (EMIS) systems, and is scheduled for deployment on Cegedim/Vision systems in March 2023.  The BMA anticipate the relaunch to take place towards the end of January. 

20th January 2023

Safe working in general practice

The BMA’s England GP committee (GPCE) has generated a guide to enable practices to prioritise safe patient care, within the present bounds of the GMS contract.

16th December 2022

Care of people with a learning disability in GP practices

The CQC has amended its guidance, which clarifies that there is no specific training on learning disability and Autism that is mandatory. 

15th December 2022

Group A streptococcus - interim clinical guidance

The BMA have been calling for clear and effective public health messaging on Strep A, to ensure that it is clear where to go for help and to reassure the vast majority of people that they will not go on to become seriously unwell.

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