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WORKFORCE MINIMUM DATASET JANUARY 2015

GPC issued a position statement on the Workforce Minimum Data Set (WMDS) in January (attached). The statement included advice for practices on the data submission and asked for further feedback on its implementation, so that concerns could be taken up with the Department of Health (DH). Following this feedback, GPC advised practices to await further guidance before proceeding with the preparation of the data.

GPC has now held an urgent meeting with the DH, where ithighlighted the areas of concern. The meeting was positive, with a willingness on both sides to work together to resolve the issues. GPC ismeeting with DHagain very soon. GPC will also soon be in a position to share the advice received from the ICO and isdrafting a GPC response to the Privacy Impact Assessment consultation.

GPC advice remains that practices should await further guidance before proceeding with the preparation of the data. As a reminder, the first data submission will be due at the end of May, so further guidance will be issued as soon as possible.

Click here to download the document "Workforce Minimum Data Set - GPC position January 2015 FINAL".

Dr. Robert Morley
Executive Secretary
Birmingham Local Medical Committee

36 Harborne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3AF

Tel. 0121-454 5008, Fax. 0121-455 0758
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