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Clinical FAQs for BPI and Common Form

This article includes frequently asked questions and answers relating to the common form and the patient prompt.

Pharmacy agreement

The community pharmacy contract that came into effect on 1 July 2012 has the provision for managing patients with long term conditions.

Special Quality Newsletter

This special edition newsletter showcases some of the many quality achievements and learnings from across the network. 

Primary Options

Primary Options gives practices access to a range of funded community, diagnostic, therapeutic treatment and logistical services to help treat acute patients.  

Multidisciplinary teams

Pinnacle practices can refer patients to the multidisciplinary team to access services such as podiatry, social work, community pharmacy and dietetics. 

Heart and diabetes check campaign

Access resources to help promote the nationwide 'Get a heart and diabetes check' campaign to your patients. 

Cardiovascular screening & management programme

The attached template helps your practice to build your own process to screen and manage cardiovascular disease. 

Classification / Read Codes

Refer to the Midlands Health Network recommended read codes. 

Personal health assessment and planning tool

Click here to learn about the new personal health assessment and planning tool. 

Self Management

Self management supports patients to be aware of their own responsibility and opportunities, and help them to remain fit, healthy and independent. 

Service specification

This document describes the LTCMP in year two and looks at the expectations for years three to five.

BPI Reports

You can now access your Quality 2013 and Long Term Conditions Management Programme 2013 reports by logging onto bestpractice intelligence (BPI).