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

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.

Management of patients with severe frailty under the 2017/18 GP contract

Management of patients with severe frailty under the 2017/18 GP contract

Under the 2017/18 GP contract, from 1 July 2017 practices will be contractually required to identify and manage patients aged over 65 who are living with moderate to severe frailty.

End-of-year checklist for GP practices

End-of-year checklist for GP practices

A round-up of what practices need to do by the end of March 2017.

Practice finance

Updates to private fees

Updates to private fees

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

Updated locum rates for 2016 show rise in fees for second year

Updated locum rates for 2016 show rise in fees for second year

The average fees charged by locums booking work directly with practices have risen by between 0.5% and 10% over the past year, depending on your location.

How to ensure money you are owed comes in

How to ensure money you are owed comes in

Accountant Faye Armstrong provides advice on how to set up a credit control system to help you collect NHS funding and private fees.

Benchmarking the practice's financial performance

Benchmarking the practice's financial performance

Find out how well your practice is doing by comparing key statistics from your annual accounts with those of other practices, says Laurence Slavin. This article has been updated with figures for 2015 and 2016.