GP Contract 2019/20
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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GPs will be prevented from drawing ‘unexpectedly high’ salaries under new measures in the new GP contract, NHS England has announced.
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.
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.
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GPs who refuse to prescribe over-the-counter (OTC) medicines will not be 'at risk of breaching their contract', NHS England has said.
There will be a ‘guaranteed’ increase in the global sum in the 2019/20 financial year, on top of the other funding settlements announced as part of the contract, the BMA has said.
The new GP contract has guaranteed GMS contract funding uplifts every year on top of funding the indemnity of all GPs and general practice staff.
GPs will receive an extra £5 for every child aged 10-11 they vaccinate with the MMR vaccine from April, under the new GP contract.
Practices will receive funding through the global sum to enable direct booking of GP appointments through NHS 111, NHS England has announced.
GPs who are members of the Medical Defence Union are still at risk of being held liable for historic claims once the Government's indemnity scheme is introduced in April.