Acronyms of General Practice – a guide with the GP Taskforce
Do you know all the acronyms of General Practice? What the various organisations and names mean and how to navigate them. This session is sponsored by the GP Taskforce.
Below is listed the variety of organisations and acronyms you need to be aware of when working in General Practice.
Acronyms of General Practice- Governing organisations
NHS – National health service split into:
NHS England : https://www.england.nhs.uk/
NHS Improvement : https://improvement.nhs.uk/
CCGs: Clinical commissioning groups
HSCA : Health and social care act : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_and_Social_Care_Act_2012
STP: Sustainability and transformation partnerships/ plans
Acronyms of General Practice- Organisations that support GPs
RCGP: Royal College of GPs
CSA: Clinical skills assessment
AKT: Applied knowledge test
WBPA – Work based place assessment
BMA: British Medical Association – our Union
JDC – Junior Doctors committee
ARM: Annual regional meeting
LMC: Local medical committee
Acronyms of General Practice- New Structure organisations.
ICP: Integrated care partnerships/ place
ICS: Integrated care system
CPENS: Community provider education networks.
Acronyms of the General Practice contract
APMS: Alternative provider medical services
DES- Direct enhanced services
LES- Local enhanced services
Acronyms of General Practice- the monitors…
PAG : Performance advisory group or professional advisory group
Acronyms of General Practice – the protectors
MDO: Medical defence organisations
CNSGP: Clinical negligence service for GPs
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