Practices will receive just 92p more per weighted patient as their global sum in 2019/20, NHS England has revealed.
The GPC and NHS England have announced details of a five-year contract, described as the 'most significant' contract changes in 15 years. Medeconomics highlights the key points.
Under plans set out for the new five-year GP contract, which starts in 2019/20, GP practices are expected to join a network and sign up to a new network contract DES that will begin in July 2019.
Changes to the QOF under the GP contract for 2019/20 will remove 'unnecessary indicators' and introduce a new quality improvement domain.
All practices in England are expected to offer 'digital-first' primary care to patients under the new five-year GP contract - including online access to health records and online consultations from 2020.
In part two of this series, chartered accountants Laurence Slavin and Katie Collin examine the expected income for a practice, succession planning and planning for long-term success.
GP practices will be able to use just one flu vaccine for all adults in 2019/20 after NHS England released details of the vaccines recommended for use.
Practices should ideally check and update their business continuity plan annually. This checklist can help ensure you've covered the key issues.
Practices need to have robust systems in place to protect patients' confidential information, explains MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Kathryn Leask.