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The 6 Main Functions of the LMC


A Statutory Body

Has rights and responsibilities defined in the NHS Acts & Regulations and serves as the local representative committee for all NHS GPs

An Independent Body  

 Represents the interests of general practice solely and acts as its advocate, remains independent from political constraints and the need to satisfy other interests

A Professional Body          

Promotes quality and maintains standards of professional practice through support and demonstration in collaboration with other professional and educational bodies

A Representative Body      

Listens, debates and responds to feedback and represents the majority view of its GPs to NHS England, CCGs and other national and local organisations

A Democratic Body      

Elected by and consisting of local GPs who represent their local and diverse interests

A Resource                        

Provides advice and support to all GPs in all matters relating to their professional lives and actions.



Updated on 15 January 2016, 1613 views