Details of 2017/18 GP contract in England

Details of 2017/18 GP contract in England

The GPC and NHS Employers have agreed changes to the GP contract for 2017/18 that will see the unplanned admissions DES scrapped and extra funding to deliver a 1% pay rise for GPs and practice staff, cover CQC fees and help pay for rising indemnity costs.

Private work in general practice: What is allowed?

Private work in general practice: What is allowed?

Specialist accountant Laurence Slavin explains the rules surrounding private work undertaken by practices contracted by the NHS.

Creating a survival plan for your practice

Creating a survival plan for your practice

Accountant Jenny Stone explains how practices can put in place a robust financial plan to help them survive in these challenging times.

Guide to Practice Mergers

Guide to Practice Mergers

Download Medeconomics' Guide to Practice Mergers, which provides advice on the financial, legal, HR, management and patient engagement issues involved with a merger.


Contracts

Tool allows practices in England assess impact of 2017/18 GP contract on income

Tool allows practices in England assess impact of 2017/18 GP contract on income

NHS Employers has produced a 'GMS Ready Reckoner' to enable practices in England to see how their income is likely to be affected by changes to the GMS contract that are due to be introduced from April 2017.

GP funding in Scotland to rise £250m per year by 2021

GP funding in Scotland to rise £250m per year by 2021

GP funding in Scotland will rise £250m per year by 2021 with responsibility for vaccinations stripped from GMS contracts to ease practice workload, Scottish health secretary Shona Robison has announced.

Details of Welsh GP contract for 2017/18

Details of Welsh GP contract for 2017/18

GP contract funding for Wales will rise around £27m in 2017/18 under a deal announced by health secretary Vaughan Gething.

Practice finance

Practices to pay increased employer pension contributions from April

Practices to pay increased employer pension contributions from April

GP practices will pay employer contributions on NHS pensions at an increased rate of 14.38% from April, the government has confirmed.

How the budget affects general practice

How the budget affects general practice

Accountant Laurence Slavin explains how the budget will affect GPs and their practices.

How will the 2017/18 GP contract affect pay?

How will the 2017/18 GP contract affect pay?

Accountant Laurence Slavin assesses the likely impact of England's 2017/18 GP contract on practices and GP pay.

Updates to private fees

Updates to private fees

Details of the latest updates to the Medeconomics GP Fees Database.