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directed enhanced service

An enhanced service, which all Local Health Boards must commission or provide by central Government mandate. Because enhanced services are non-core general medical services (GMS), the GPs in a particular area are paid by the local primary care trust (PCT) for providing DESs over and above their salaries as GPs.

Directed enhanced services
• Alcohol-Related Risk Reduction Scheme
• Childhood immunisations
• Child pneumococcal immunisations
• Ethnicity and first-language recording
• Extended hours
• H1N1 pandemic influenza immunisations
• Heart failure treatment scheme
• Influenza immunisations
• Learning disability health check scheme
• Minor injuries
• Osteoporosis
• Pneumococcal vaccines for adults
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NHS Arden & Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (NHS Arden & GEM CSU) on behalf of NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group (SDCCG) and NHS England (North Midlands) are inviting suitably qualified providers to deliver Alternative Primary Medical Services for St Thomas Road Surgery in Derby City.
Following the hearing, Professor Steve Field, chief inspector of Primary Medical Services for the CQC, said IDH had been contacted back in 2012 about registration problems elsewhere.
Additionally, we have a duty to ensure that primary medical services appropriately meet and match the health needs of the local population.
NHS England is the commissioner of that service and looks forward to working with the practice to ensure that patients continue to receive the primary medical services they require.
The Scottish Government's Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act will also outlaw vending machines from tomorrow.
In addition, the program includes on-site lab draws and access to physicals and medical rooms that allow employees the opportunity to receive primary medical services without leaving their work location.
He said: "The judgment removes the final barrier to fully implement the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services Act and maintains Scotland's position as a world leader on tobacco control.
Our projects focus mainly on primary medical services including caring for pregnant women and children.
Clause 12 says the clinical commissioning groups would only have responsibility for "persons who are provided with primary medical services by a member of the group and persons who usually reside in the group's area".
Stage one of The Tobacco and Primary Medical Services Bill (Scotland) has already been passed by MSPs, but we remain positive that our views will be heard and would urge people to sign the online petition, which runs until Monday 12 October.
Listed on the Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchange, the company is a leading provider of primary medical services through its 60 laboratories in Egypt, in addition to a minority stake in Mokhtabar Al Borg Saudi Arabia - with 14 branches in Saudi Arabia, four in the UAE and a recently opened laboratory in Qatar.
The new centre is part of the Department of Health's Equitable Access in Primary Medical Care programme, which aims to improve access to high quality primary medical services, reducing the gap in life expectancy between the most deprived and least deprived areas.

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