GP section

Welcome to the GP section of the CCG website. 

Here, practices can access patient pathway and policy information, useful resources and helpful links:

Please note, we only hold documents and training issued from 2019. For access to any previous documents, please send a request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This page is currently undergoing development. Please check back again soon for further updates.

 

COVID-19

Primary care bulletin 

To ensure our practices receive the most up to date coronavirus information and guidance, the CCG distributes a bi-weekly bulletin. For feedback, queries or to be added or removed from the distribution list, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information, you may also find it useful to visit:

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Support resources

 

Information for the public

The latest information regarding coronavirus can be accessed by visiting:

 

You can also direct local residents to the CCG's dedicated coronavirus webpage for information and advice. 

The Department of Health and Social care has also recently created a hub on Youtube for videos of the latest public information: https://t.co/YRLn1n8miE?amp=1 

The Government has also established a Whatsapp text message service. To recieve official advice and information about coronavirus, message 'hi' to 07860 064422 or tap this link: https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=447860064422&text=hi.

Patients with arthritis and/or a musculoskeletal condition can also use COVA - the Covid-19 Virtual Assistant. COVA is a button-based chatbot designed to help people with arthritis get relevant health information relating to COVID-19 quickly. It’s available 24/7, complementing existing services, which have seen an unprecedented increase during the pandemic.

 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Updates on PPE are distributed via the bi-weekly Primary Care Bulletin

Any PPE related queries should be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information, you may also find it useful to visit: 

 

Community support

The local councils have also established dedicated community support hubs to coordinate support and help for those in need:

At-risk groups, needing support with shopping or medicine collection whilst shielding at home due to coronavirus, can still request help from the NHS Volunteer Responders until 31 July 2020 if they register online by 17 July 2020 at: http://nhsvolunteerresponders.org.uk/.

 

Wellbeing support for staff