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  1. 1. © 2020 PCC COVID 19 – GP preparedness NHS England and NHS Improvement has published a letter covering: • Changes to the GP Contract Regulations; and • NHS Immunisations With the aim of freeing up capacity in general practice. https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp- content/uploads/sites/52/2020/03/C0264-GP- preparedness-letter-14-April-2020.pdf
  2. 2. © 2020 PCC The planned GP contract Regulation amendments: • Temporarily amend the definition of “core hours” to include Good Friday, Easter Monday and bank holidays. • Increase the minimum number of appointments available for 111 direct booking to one per 500 patients until 30 June 2020. • Suspend the following terms of the GP contracts during a pandemic until 30 June 2020: o New patient reviews o Over-75 health checks o Annual patient reviews, including under QOF o Routine medication reviews o Clinical reviews of frailty o Friends and family test o Engagement with and review of feedback from patient participation groups o Dispensing list cleansing
  3. 3. © 2020 PCC The planned GP contract Regulation amendments also: • Require NHS immunisations to be prioritised to time sensitive vaccinations for babies, children and pregnant women: o All routine childhood immunisations offered to babies and infants including vaccines due at one year of age including the first MMR dose o All doses of targeted hepatitis B vaccines for at-risk infants should also be offered in a timely manner o Pertussis vaccination in pregnancy; and o Pneumococcal vaccination for those in risk groups from 2 to 64 years of age and those aged 65 and over (subject to supplies of PPV23 and clinical prioritisation
  4. 4. © 2020 PCC If you require any help to navigate through Covid-19 please contact enquiries@pcc-cic.org.uk Existing subscribers can use the medical helpdesk

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