Locally Commissioned Service GP Practice Contract
Locally Commissioned Services (LCS) were previously known as Local Enhanced Services, or LES.
LCSs are commissioned by the Brighton and Hove CCG (BHCCG) and Brighton and Hove City Council (BHCC) Public Health Directorate, and apply to the provision of services not included in the NHS Standard Contract. This new contract is underpinned by an outcomes framework. This contract is available to general practices working in clusters.
For information on the NHS Standard Contract, please see the NHS England website
LCS Service Specification
This specification lays out the changes BHCCG and BHCC would like to see in the delivery of care in General Practice, and the outcomes these changes will help to deliver.
Appendix 1: Outcomes Framework
Please see the table below for the new LCS Outcomes Framework
Appendix 2: Evidence and Guidance
In the table below you can find a summary of all the Evidence and Guidance papers, as well as individual Evidence and Guidance papers for services managed by NHS Brighton and Hove CCG, and for services managed by Brighton and Hove City Council.
Appendix 3: Public and Patient Engagement
Patient and Public Engagement is central to the new LCS contract. Please see the table below for guidance on Patient and Public Engagement
Appendix 4: Quality Standards
General Practice and Clusters will be required to provide services that should be centred around the Quality Standards held in the table below.
LCS Claim Form
You can find an LCS Claim Form for the current quarter in the table below.
Services Managed by Brighton and Hove City Council
Please see the Locally Commissioned Services Managed by Brighton and Hove City Council page for Service Specifications of the LCSs managed by Brighton and Hove City Council.
Services Managed by NHS Brighton and Hove CCG
Please see the table below for Evidence and Guidance documents for Locally Commissioned Services managed by NHS Brighton and Hove:
- Children and Young People's Health
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- End of Life Care
- Injectable Medicines
- Mental Health
- NHS Health Check
- Serious Mental Illness
- Supporting Carers
- Wound Care
- Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
- Drug Monitoring in Primary Care
- Community Dermatology
Locally Commissioned Services for Community Optometrists
Services Managed by NHS England
Service Specifications for the following Direct Enhanced Services can be found on the NHS England Website.
- MenACWY (Patient Group Directions for this vaccine)
- Childhood seasonal influenza vaccination programme
- Seasonal influenza and pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination programme
- Meningococcal - freshers vaccination programme
- Pertussis (pregnant women) vaccination programme
- Shingles (catch up) vaccination programme
- Learning Disabilities
Please see the table below for an Interpractice Referral Form for Locally Commissioned Services.
Archived Locally Commissioned Services
Please follow the link for Archived Locally Commissioned Services.
Please contact us if you have any queries about Locally Commissioned Services