Date: October 14, 2019
BMA Model Locum-Practice agreement
The BMA Model locum practice agreement has been developed jointly by GPC and the sessional GP subcommittee with the help of BMA Law. This has been developed with the aim of benchmarking good practice for locums and practices, both in terms of having written.....
Date: March 12, 2019
Training hubs essential in workforce transformation
Training hubs, also known as advanced training practices (ATPs), enhanced training practices (ETPs) and community education provider networks (CEPNs), are an essential vehicle of workforce transformation due to their ability to engage multiple general practice organisations and provide consistent education and workforce planning support......
Date: December 12, 2018
BMA Ethics guidance: decisions about clinically-assisted nutrition and hydration
The guidance is in response to a number of legal developments which have altered how these decisions should be made. It provides the most up-to-date statement of your legal and professional obligations; sets out the decision-making process that should be followed; and provides practical guidance on approaching best interests assessments and second opinions. In.....
Date: December 5, 2018
BMA guidance on mandatory training for GP’s and practice staff. View BMA Guidance
Date: June 12, 2018
Hospital contract guidance – onward referral
New guidance on onward referral has been published by the GPC. Changes to the contract in 2016 allowed for onward referral of patients by secondary care clinicians, in certain situations, rather than having to always require referral back to the GP. The guidance is.....