Bulletins

This bulletin is a monthly information update providing resources on health policy and practice for GPs and the primary care audience, including practice managers and nurses.

You will find the latest topics in the current GP and Practice Team Bulletin set out below with easy-to-follow links to more information.

GP and Practice Team Bulletin: March 2013

Welcome to the March 2013 edition of the GP and Practice Team Bulletin. In this final edition to be issued by the Department of Health, Dame Barbara Hakin writes about the final stages of transition to the new commissing system. … Read more → – GP and Practice Team Bulletin: March 2013

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GP and Practice Team Bulletin: February 2013

Welcome to the February 2013 edition of the GP and Practice Team Bulletin. In this edition Dame Barbara Hakin reflects on the full report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust public inquiry published earlier this month. News highlights include … Read more → – GP and Practice Team Bulletin: February 2013

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Recent rise in measles cases – a reminder to encourage parents to get their babies vaccinated

The Health Protection Agency recently reported the highest annual rate of measles since 1994 with 2,016 confirmed cases of measles in England and Wales in 2012.  The MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine was introduced in 1988 and since then, … Read more → – Recent rise in measles cases – a reminder to encourage parents to get their babies vaccinated

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GP and Practice Team Bulletin: January 2013

Welcome to the January 2013 edition of the GP and Practice Team Bulletin. In this edition Dame Barbara Hakin discusses planning guidance for commissioners, the new arrangements for managing local GP IT services, the new CCG Outcomes Indicator Set and … Read more → – GP and Practice Team Bulletin: January 2013

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GP and Practice Team Bulletin: November 2012

Welcome to the November edition of the GP and Practice Team Bulletin. In this edition Dame Barbara Hakin discusses the forthcoming changes to the commissioning of primary care services, which will happen from April 2013. News highlights include the first … Read more → – GP and Practice Team Bulletin: November 2012

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