The meeting will give us the opportunity to come together to reflect on the CCGs’ challenges and achievements during 2018/19 and the priorities for the coming year, bringing together CCG staff, GPs, our local partners and patients.
The aim of this letter is to set out the legal position relating to re-infibulation and piercing in order to inform NHS reporting on FGM and to highlight potential safeguarding risks that need to be addressed by NHS Trusts and GP Practices when re-infibulation and piercing cases are identified.
Their specialist clinics offer a one-stop-shop for the bulk of the tests which range from ECGs, echocardiograms, exercise tests and holters. If you are suspicious that a patient has one of these conditions or has a first-degree relative with one, please refer them to the service via the electronic referral system.
Age UK has announced the commencement of a series of classes designed to reduce the risk of falls for over 65s. Starting 23 July in Havering, and 24 July in Dagenham, the weekly events will cost just £3 per session.
BHR CCGs has launched an online survey to seek feedback on our proposed written continuing healthcare (CHC) placements policy. We want to hear what you think of our proposed policy - your views will help us shape the final policy.
In response to queries regarding the MMR 2019/20 CQRS manual service, an expanded clinical code cluster list containing all relevant codes for the MMR service can now be accessed on the NHS Digital website.
Nursing staff working in GP practices, out-of-hours services, walk-in centres and prison primary care services in England are set to receive automatic funded indemnity cover against clinical negligence claims.
Millions of pounds worth of NHS community equipment items are thrown away each year by people who no longer have a need for them. Please encourage your patients to let us know when they have a piece of equipment they no longer need.
There are more than £12.8 billion reasons why carers are important to London. And that’s just the unpaid contribution they make every year in financial terms. London’s 700,000-plus unpaid carers are the unsung heroes in our communities.
BHRUT has informed us that they have available capacity for hips and knees – can I please ask you to bear this in mind when having choice of provider discussions with any patients that you are referring for hip and knee issues.
Alison Hopkins, CEO of Accelerate CIC, is urging people to play their part by checking their own and others’ legs and feet for 10 possible problems including swollen, tender legs or sores that won’t heal
You will be aware that there is a mounting body of evidence which suggests that doses above 120mg morphine equivalent per day are ineffective in the treatment of non-cancer chronic pain and can lead to harm.
Since September 2018, BHR CCGs have been working with local service providers and our residents, to identify opportunities to transform the lives of our older adults, through supporting them in ageing well.
Britcrown Pharmacy is withdrawing the provision of its anticoagulation service in Havering from Thursday 28 February 2019. This means there will be a change to your patients’ anticoagulation (warfarin) service from that date.