Contracts

Changes to the GP contract for 2019/20

Changes to the GP contract for 2019/20

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.

GP contract 2019/20

How will the new network contract DES work?

How will the new network contract DES work?

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.

QOF changes for 2019/20

QOF changes for 2019/20

Changes to the QOF under the GP contract for 2019/20 will remove 'unnecessary indicators' and introduce a new quality improvement domain.

Changes to vaccinations and immunisations for 2019/20

Changes to vaccinations and immunisations for 2019/20

There are a number of changes to vaccinations under the new GP contract in England from April 2019.

What are the digital requirements of the new GP contract?

What are the digital requirements of the new GP contract?

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.

GP contract: Ban on private lists, data on GP waiting times, shared parental leave

GP contract: Ban on private lists, data on GP waiting times, shared parental leave

The new five-year GP contract will ban practices from holding private lists, introduce new provisions for shared parental leave and waiting times data will be published from 2021.

GP contract: More support for practices on GDPR

GP contract: More support for practices on GDPR

Under the new contract five-year GP contract practices will receive extra funding to help cover the costs of providing subject access requests (SARs) for free and CCGs will be required to offer a data protection officer to practices.

GP contract: How direct booking from NHS 111 will work

GP contract: How direct booking from NHS 111 will work

Practices in England will be required to allow direct booking of patients appointments from NHS 111 from April under the new GP contract.

GP contract: GPs earning over £150,000 from NHS will have to publish income details

GP contract: GPs earning over £150,000 from NHS will have to publish income details

All GPs, including GP locums, in England who earn more than £150,000 from the NHS next year will have to make their earnings public, according to the new GP contract.


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GP contract 2018/19

Details of 2018/19 GP contract for England

Details of 2018/19 GP contract for England

A summary of changes to the GP contract for 2018/19, with links to key guidance.

Details of QOF for 2018/19

Details of QOF for 2018/19

Full details of the QOF for this year, with links to guidance.

Vaccination and immunisation programmes for 2018/19

Vaccination and immunisation programmes for 2018/19

Under the 2018/19 GP contract in England there have been a number of changes to vaccination and immunisation programmes.

Changes to violent patient regulations under 2018/19 GP contract

Changes to violent patient regulations under 2018/19 GP contract

GP practices have been handed clearer powers to refuse to register violent patients under the GP contract for 2018/19.

What are practices' contractual obligations on e-referrals?

What are practices' contractual obligations on e-referrals?

As part of the 2018/19 GP contract it is a contractual requirement for practices to use the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS) for all referrals to first consultant-led outpatient appointments from October 2018.

Reimbursement for parental and sickness leave, plus prolonged study leave payments

Details of payments for practices in England and Wales.

Details of Welsh GMS contract 2018/19

Details of Welsh GMS contract 2018/19

The Welsh GPC has confirmed details of the 2018/19 GMS contract for Wales, which includes an £11.67m funding boost and a significantly reduced QOF.

Details of new Scottish GMS contract

Details of new Scottish GMS contract

GPs in Scotland have voted for a new GP contract that will change the way that practices are funded and starts the move towards a new pay structure for GPs. Medeconomics explains what the deal means.