Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for clinicians in General Practice

Post Date: March 16, 2020

Coronvirus (COVID-19) advice and guidance for clinicians in general practice are below.  PLEASE NOTE some information is changing daily so please check NHSE and Public Health websites to ensure you receive up to date information.
If you are a member of the public looking for health advice, please go to the NHS website
If you are looking for advice about the government response to the outbreak, go to the website.

Information for Clinicians and Healthcare Professionals in Primary Care


General Guidance to main pages/areas:

Specific Guidance to individual pages/areas:

BMA Guidance:

NHSE Guidance:

PHE Guidance:

RCGP Guidance:

Other Resources:

(in order of most recent first)

LMC Law Privacy Notice Updates

GP Mental Health & Wellbeing:

England Conference of LMCs

GPC England held their annual conference for LMCs in England on 22nd November in London.  The agenda is set by an agenda committee who are elected each year. Over 300 representatives attend each year and debate a wide range of motions on issues relating to general practice in England.

Performers List

RCGP Safeguarding Training Requirements

A ‘quick glance’ summary of the safeguarding training requirements for all who work in a primary care setting (clinical and non-clinical staff) which includes NHS, private, virtual and any other setting where primary health care is delivered.  View here......


Practice Healthcheck Questionnaire (PHQ) Report Nov 2019

The  PHQ uses 23 metrics grouped into five sections: workforce, infrastructure, internal communications, workload pressures and relationships and was sent out to all GMS practices in Bedfordshire, Luton, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes.

A full report is available here

Office Closed, but LMC Open for Business as Usual

Following the Government’s enforced restrictions as of 24th March, the LMC Office is now closed.  We continue to operate ‘business as usual’ remotely so please contact us in the normal way:

Tel: 01438 880010

Email: [email protected]

Please remember the Office team are here to support you with general and COVID-19 related enquiries. 

In addition, our Pastoral Care Team are available to provide one to one confidential support to GPs facing personal and professional difficulties, especially in this period of heightened pressure and stress.  Your physical and mental wellbeing is of utmost importance to us.  For a confidential chat, please call on 01438 880010 and you will referred to our Pastoral Care Lead.