GP Contract 2019/20
Primary care networks with a population size of 30,000 are set to receive £1 per patient more than 50,000-patient networks in 2019/20, according to new guidance from the BMA.
Primary care networks will not have to be led by a GP, with 'any clinician' in general practice able to take charge, NHS England has said.
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GP partners will not have to bear any extra costs associated with the increase in the employer pension contributions, NHS England has said.
The new primary care networks will be set up using £1.8bn of Government funding, NHS England has announced.
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A new five-year GP contract has been agreed, with £405m of funding confirmed for 2019/20 that will in part be used to support practices to join networks.
Primary care networks might not be able to recruit additional staff if inflation rises significantly, the BMA has said.
Exclusive Practices will have just a couple of months to join new primary care networks if they are to qualify for a significant amount of funding being invested in the organisations by NHS England.
Health Education England (HEE) will fund personal indemnity cover for all GP trainees from April, the BMA has announced.
Exclusive CCGs in some areas of England have been trying to 'manipulate' new primary care networks to ensure they align with their own plans, according to GP leaders.
GPs who refuse to prescribe over-the-counter (OTC) medicines will not be 'at risk of breaching their contract', NHS England has said.