Welcome to Sefton Local Medical Committee

Sefton LMC is the elected, statutory body representing and supporting local member GPs in the borough of Sefton.

Welcome to Sefton Local Medical Committee

This website provides advice, guidance and information to member GPs on their contracts, NHS regulations and issues affecting general practice.

Welcome to Sefton Local Medical Committee

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Sefton Local Medical Committee (LMC) is the elected, statutory body representing and supporting local member GPs in the borough of Sefton.

This guidance has been produced by the General Practitioners Committee to help GPs and Local Medical Committees by explaining LMCs’ role under the new GMS contract. It is one in a series of GPC guidance notes on the new contract. Click here for details

Consultation – Incentives in General Practice Funding

The NHSE has launched a consultation on the utility and effectiveness of incentive schemes in the various elements of GP practice funding: QoF and, latterly, the IIF are the prime elements of incentivised funding streams.

Launch of NHS Pharmacy First advanced service

The new Pharmacy First Service will enable community pharmacists to complete episodes of care for patients without the need for the patient to visit their general practice.

National Measles incident

The UKHSA is calling for urgent action to stem the spread of measles particularly to localities with a low MMR uptake but there is also a need to ensure that vulnerable patients and Practice staff are protected.

Workload and safe working in general Practice: QOF wellbeing QI modules

The BMA has updated and reissued its guidance to practices on ways and means of addressing the well-being modules

GP Contract negotiations 2024 Urgent call for evidence from Practices.

The current GMS contract is almost 20 years old and the 201ti – 2024 amendment to its financial framework expires next April.

Junior Doctors – Strike action- 20-22 December & 3- 8 January

The Junior Doctors Committee of the BMA has announced a fresh series of strike action dates

Launch of NHS Pharmacy First advanced service

The new Pharmacy First Service will enable community pharmacists to complete episodes of care for patients without the need for the patient to visit their general practice.

National Measles incident

The UKHSA is calling for urgent action to stem the spread of measles particularly to localities with a low MMR uptake but there is also a need to ensure that vulnerable patients and Practice staff are protected.

Workload and safe working in general Practice: QOF wellbeing QI modules

The BMA has updated and reissued its guidance to practices on ways and means of addressing the well-being modules

GP Contract negotiations 2024 Urgent call for evidence from Practices.

The current GMS contract is almost 20 years old and the 201ti – 2024 amendment to its financial framework expires next April.

Junior Doctors – Strike action- 20-22 December & 3- 8 January

The Junior Doctors Committee of the BMA has announced a fresh series of strike action dates

National Measles incident

The UKHSA is calling for urgent action to stem the spread of measles particularly to localities with a low MMR uptake but there is also a need to ensure that vulnerable patients and Practice staff are protected.

Workload and safe working in general Practice: QOF wellbeing QI modules

The BMA has updated and reissued its guidance to practices on ways and means of addressing the well-being modules

GP Contract negotiations 2024 Urgent call for evidence from Practices.

The current GMS contract is almost 20 years old and the 201ti – 2024 amendment to its financial framework expires next April.

Junior Doctors – Strike action- 20-22 December & 3- 8 January

The Junior Doctors Committee of the BMA has announced a fresh series of strike action dates

Workload and safe working in general Practice: QOF wellbeing QI modules

The BMA has updated and reissued its guidance to practices on ways and means of addressing the well-being modules

GP Contract negotiations 2024 Urgent call for evidence from Practices.

The current GMS contract is almost 20 years old and the 201ti – 2024 amendment to its financial framework expires next April.

Junior Doctors – Strike action- 20-22 December & 3- 8 January

The Junior Doctors Committee of the BMA has announced a fresh series of strike action dates

GP Contract negotiations 2024 Urgent call for evidence from Practices.

The current GMS contract is almost 20 years old and the 201ti – 2024 amendment to its financial framework expires next April.

Junior Doctors – Strike action- 20-22 December & 3- 8 January

The Junior Doctors Committee of the BMA has announced a fresh series of strike action dates

Junior Doctors – Strike action- 20-22 December & 3- 8 January

The Junior Doctors Committee of the BMA has announced a fresh series of strike action dates

Sefton LMC Vacancies