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Seven-day GP pilot halted due to NHS England ‘incompetence’ over data sharing


10 months ago I had an accident and was off for two week. I put in paperwork to claim sickness reimbursement and then a second time because the person dealing with this moved on. Yesterday, I learned that this also has been lost and I need to put all the paperwork in a 3rd time. It seems employees at NHSE in Kent vanish with files when they leave ! I queried non- payment of deprivation/rurality payments as according to fringe details it seems, our Practice should have been paid for at lease a 1000 patients more per year in the last three years. However, for 5 weeks there is no response or clarification from the local PCA. HSCIC sent an email saying it is the PCA that is responsible for data and then advised to contact another local PCA. In the neighbouring PCA, a gentleman defined what fringe details were and that I should pursue the payments with NHSE How long do you wait? I've always said, if you want to see incompetency and lack of transparency, come to Kent and Medway where even the LMC is a silent onlooker when issues concerning local GPs arise. No wonder, for rent review I had to send PREM 2 forms 4 times to get anywhere. Do I wrongly feel that I am I being targeted???

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08 Oct 2015

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