Wales updates information governance IG Toolkit Guide for GPs

Wales updates information governance IG Toolkit Guide for GPs

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More vaccination service details announced for Scotland and Wales

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Updated GP contract details published in England and Scotland

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  • Wales updates information governance IG Toolkit Guide for GPs

    Wales updates information governance IG Toolkit Guide for GPs

    Thursday, 17 August 2017 19:35
  • More vaccination service details announced for Scotland and Wales

    More vaccination service details announced for Scotland and Wales

    Monday, 14 August 2017 09:13
  • Updated GP contract details published in England and Scotland

    Updated GP contract details published in England and Scotland

    Thursday, 10 August 2017 17:05
  • Winter flu vaccination programme details announced

    Winter flu vaccination programme details announced

    Tuesday, 08 August 2017 17:24
  • Report sets out how an integrated health and care service could function

    Report sets out how an integrated health and care service could function

    Wednesday, 22 June 2016 11:03

a female dr with patientAugust 10 2016

The latest specification for GP Contract Services for GP practices in England is now available. 

 Forming part of the General Medical Services contract, the latest release from NHS Digital contains data relating to a number of services:

  • Alcohol-related risk reduction scheme
  • Avoiding unplanned admissions
  • Childhood seasonal influenza vaccination programme
  • Hepatitis B (newborn babies) vaccination programme
  • HPV booster vaccination programme
  • Indicators no longer in QOF (INLIQ)
  • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccination programme
  • Meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) vaccination programme
  • Meningococcal B (MenB) vaccination programme
  • Meningococcal booster vaccination programme
  • Named accountable GP for all patients
  • PCV Hib / Meningococcal disease vaccination programme
  • Pertussis (pregnant women) vaccination programme
  • Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination programme
  • Rotavirus (childhood routine immunisation) vaccination programme
  • Seasonal influenza vaccination programme

Data for shingles vaccination is expected in October.

In Scotland, the latest revisions to the Primary Medical Services Directed Enhanced Services have been published in NHS Circular PCA(M)(2017) 05. These are effective from August 1.

Three main revisions are noted:

  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster) DES giving details of year 5 of the programme
  • Revised Meningitis B DES giving details of year 3 of the programme.
  • Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunisation DES giving details of year 5 of the programme

Links:
NHS Digital ‘GP Contract Services: GP practices in England, 2016 to 2017’               
NHS Digital documents
Scottish Government NHS Circular: PCA(M)(2017) 05        

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