• Government response to childhood obesity follow-up report

    12 January 2018

    The government has published its response to the House of Commons health select committee’s report on childhood obesity.

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  • Primary Medical Care – Policy and Guidance Manual (PGM) published

    17 November 2017

    NHS England has published the Primary Medical Care Policy and Guidance Manual (PGM), which supersedes the ‘Policy book for primary medical services’ published in January 2016.

    The PGM is part of a suite of policies and procedures published by NHS England to support commissioning and contract management of primary care.

    PCC are supporting NHS England by delivering five events to raise awareness of the PGM. These events in November and December are now fully booked but should your organisation be interested in attending a similar event in 2018 please email PCC to express an interest and we will keep you informed. Please include ‘PGM interest’ in the subject header and email to: events@pcc-cic.org.uk

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  • Updated guidance on access to services for people with learning disabilities

    27 September 2017

    Public Health England has updated its guidance on access to services for people with learning disabilities. The guidance is designed to help NHS organisations to make reasonable adjustments to make it easier for people with learning disabilities to access healthcare services.

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  • CQC inspectors publish reports on 32 dental practices in England

    1 June 2017

    The Care Quality Commission has published reports on the quality of care provided by 32 dental practices in England.

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  • Primary medical services regulations updated

    12 April 2017

    The Department of Health has updated the NHS Primary Medical Services Directions. It has added the General Medical Services Statement of Financial Entitlements (Amendment) Directions 2017, the General Medical Services Statement of Financial Entitlements (Payment in Respect of Indemnity Fees) Direction 2017 and the Primary Medical Services (Directed Enhanced Services) Directions 2017, which supersedes the 2016 document.

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