Tag Archives: Local Medical Committees (LMCs)

Pharmacists’ Interventions to Promote Quality of Life and Healthy Ageing (PHE)

Summary Interventions which can be provided by pharmacy teams to help older people lead more independent lives and improve their health are listed, including those directed towards: Preventing falls. Dementia Physical inactivity. Social isolation. Malnutrition. Full Text Link Reference A … Continue reading

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The Authorisation Process (BMA Guidance)

Summary Authorisation is the process by which Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are taken to be ready and able to take statutory responsibility for the commissioning process and budget. This BMA guidance identifies the risks and opportunities in the authorisation process, … Continue reading

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Accountability and Scrutiny in the New Structures (BMA Guidance)

Summary This discussion paper, produced jointly by the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) and the Centre for Public Scrutiny (CfPS), explores the concepts of accountability and scrutiny in the new NHSstructures. GPs and Local Medical Committees (LMCs) are encouraged to ensure … Continue reading

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