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Monthly Archives: December 2018

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LMC Annual Conference Friday 8th February 2019

We are holding our first annual conference on Friday 8th February 2019. The conference will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Preston.

We are excited and proud to have some fantastic speakers joining us on the day and we are especially looking forward to hearing from Deputy Head of Primary Care NHS England; Dr Nikkita Kanani.  Please see the below flyer and agenda for more information.

Please email to book your place!The day time event is free to attend and the evening event is just £30 per person which includes a three course meal. There will be limited spaces for both the day and night events so if you wish to attend please let us know as soon as reasonably possible.

Regarding the workshops, we will be emailing you over the upcoming weeks for you to reserve places. Again, there will be limited spaces.

We understand that due to work commitments, it may be difficult for you to attend for the whole day, however we welcome you to attend even for a short while as we will have stands within the conference hall available to speak with you regarding various topics, including a specialist financial advisor.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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UK BioBank

The LMC are aware that practices may have recently had communications regarding sharing their patient records with either or both UK BioBank and CPRD which are both highly respected research companies.

As the data controller of the patients’ records the practice has responsibilities under GDPR. Some of those responsibilities are clear and some aspects are not as clear because of the data controller / data processor relationships.

GPC are in the process of clarifying with the ICO if this places any additional responsibilities on practices and hope to be able to offer definitive advice soon.

However in the meantime we recommend that practices do not agree to either scheme unless they are clear that they have fully complied with their GDPR responsibilities.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any specific queries on this issue.

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England LMC Conference resolutions and elections

The England LMC Conference took place Friday 23rd November at the Mermaid conference centre in London. The attached document details the conference resolutions, election results and motions lost.

We are also pleased to announce that Dr Rakesh Sharma, Lancashire Pennine LMC member, was elected to join the agenda committee for the next conference!

GPC News 4 – England LMC conference resolutuions and elections – November 2018


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