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GP Contract and Regulations
GP Contract Updates 2020-2024
February 2020 saw the publication of new requirements within the GP Contract that come in to force from April 2020. Included in these changes are three new specifications for delivery within the PCN DES, which include Structured Medication Review, Enhanced Health in Care Homes and Supporting Early Cancer Diagnosis. Significant changes have also been made to the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme with increased commitments to the funding arrangements. The new contract document also details wider changes for General Practice. These include increasing the numbers of GPs, releasing time to care, improving access, vaccinations and immunisations reforms, QOF updates, maternity service changes and introduction of the Investment and Impact Fund.
For the full contract document and a summary presentation from NHSe please read more here.
GMS Contract changes for 2018/19
GPC England has voted to accept this year's agreement for contractual and non-contractual changes. Read more here...
Published 31st March 2018
Extension of the seasonal flu programme to include social care workers
NHS England has announced that for the 2017/18 flu season, the delivery of flu immunisation will be extended to include social care workers that offer direct patient care. For more details click here.
Published 13th January 2018