We are providing support and advice to practices on a daily basis by telephone and email and will be making resources available online here for you to access.
Please contact us with any specific issues you require support with.
COVID-19: Practices being open over bank holidays
Changes to the GP contract have been made which means the April bank holiday dates (10th and 13th) are now identified as normal working days for GP practices. Please see 3a and 3b: www.legislation.gov.uk
The position for the May bank holidays will be confirmed next month.
Our LMC HR team is handling many queries relating to this. Below is guidance provided for practices and specific queries can be emailed to us via firstname.lastname@example.org
Useful resources and guidance
The BMA COVID-19 webpage
- Visit the webpage
- Updated daily with clear, practical guidance on issues such as Remote Consultations and Homeworking.
- This reference directory also offers links to official information including PHE guidance for primary care www.gov.uk and NHS England guidance for primary care www.england.nhs.uk
The BMA has also published FAQs on your contract terms and conditions which will be updated regularly.