DUDLEY LOCAL MEDICAL COMMITTEE
Chairman Dr. Harcharan Singh Sahni Dudley Rd.
Lye Secretary Dr. Tim Horsburgh Stourbridge
Treasurer Dr. Vipin Mittal DY9 8EL
Phone 01384 426121 Fax. 01384 895130
Minutes 2 / 10 / 09
PRESENT: Dr H.Singh Sahni (Chairman), Dr T. Horsburgh (Secretary), Dr A. Blackman, Dr V. Mittal Dr P. Prashara, Dr Bhardwaj, Dr N. Plant,
In attendance: Mrs. J. Ross (PCT) Dr Sharma and Dr Dawes
Dr Sharma and Dr Dawes
Apologies have been received from Dr J Nancarrow, for the LMC meeting 06/11/09.
CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES
The minutes of the previous meeting held on 4/9//09 were confirmed and signed as correct.
3.2 Swine Flu: Practices should have paired up with another practice for mutual support in the event of a second wave of the swine flu virus. Any practice which has not yet identified a “buddy” is urged to do so.
GPs as employers should provide the appropriate vaccination of themselves and their practice staff.
Dr Blackman fed back to the committee some of the comments from the Vaccine Planning Group. The number of vaccine doses required for an individual patient is to be confirmed. The same clinician to use a multi- dose bottle (these have a limited shelf life once opened).