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GP News 18 April 2019

NHS England and NHS Improvement

Updated PGDs

PGD 6 Pertussis in Pregnancy and PGD 13 Shingles, valid from 1 April 2019. PGD 16 Hepatitis B and PGD 16a Hepatitis B Renal, both valid from 1 May 2019 are now available on the CCG website here.

Cambridge OCD Support Group

Cambridge OCD Support Group offers peer-led support and information for those affected by OCD. This includes those directly affected by OCD as well as their carers, friends and family members. The group runs on the first Monday of the month from 7-8:30pm.  

Attached here is a poster for the Cambridge OCD Support Group. 

Information about OCD Action’s services is available on the website: www.ocdaction.org.uk

Cancer and Global Health event 

The Centre for Global Health Policy (CGHP) are co-hosting a Cancer and Global Health event with the CRUK Cambridge Centre and Cambridge Africa on evening of 23 May at the CRUK Li Ka Shing Building. For further information and registration please click here.

CCG Educational Events

Thank you to everyone who attended our first CCG Educational Event on controlled drugs. It was a really useful session and we were delighted to host some national speakers.

We will share some of the resources on our website shortly.

We will be holding further events, as part of our refreshed membership ‘offer’. These will take place approximately every 6 weeks. The events will have a clinical and improving quality focus and will be open to all clinicians working in our member practices.

Future dates:

  • 20 June
  • 18 July
  • 18 Sept
  • 31 Oct
  • 11 Dec
  • 23 Jan 2020
  • 12 March 2020

Dementia Update - March 2019

Please find the latest Dementia Update here.

Reminder: Easter 2019 communications toolkit 

Practices can access the new ‘Easter 2019’ communication toolkit on the Healthcare professionals’ area of the CCG website HERE

Easter opening times

Pharmacy opening times for Easter bank holidays

The pharmacy opening times on the NHS England pharmacy pages are as follows:

These details are subject to change but are correct at the time of publication.

Please see below the latest developments from the world of Healthcare Research and Innovation:

The R&D team are located on the 4th floor of Lockton House. If you want to get in touch about our weekly research updates, please contact Sinem White (sinem.white@nhs.net). 

You can also now follow the R&D team on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CPPrimaryCareR1


Local training opportunities

Local events are now being collated on the Training Hub website, we recommend you check this link for the latest training available for practices in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough https://cptraininghub.nhs.uk




Lead. Manage. Thrive!

Final few places!

Lead. Manage. Thrive! | Mid-Career https://cptraininghub.nhs.uk/event/lead-manage-thrive-mid-career/ book now!

Lead. Manage. Thrive! | First 5 https://cptraininghub.nhs.uk/event/lead-manage-thrive-first-5/ book now!

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GP News 18 April 2019