Details of 2018/19 GP contract for England

Details of 2018/19 GP contract for England

Details of the GP contract for England in 2018/19 have been announced, which will deliver a 1% pay increase for GPs and a 3% uplift to cover rises in expenses.

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.

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.


Contracts

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 will be 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.

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.

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.

Practice finance

Guide to practice mergers: The financial aspects of a merger

Guide to practice mergers: The financial aspects of a merger

It is essential for practices to compare accounts and discuss financial issues early on in the merger process, explains Jenny Stone.

A practical guide to budgeting

A practical guide to budgeting

Effective budgeting can help practices ensure they are a financial success. Laurence Slavin explains how to do this and provides a sample spreadsheet to help with calculations.

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 2017.

How to present your practice to prospective partners

How to present your practice to prospective partners

To recruit the right partner, practices must present potential benefits accurately and be clear about financial outlay and responsibilities, says Laurence Slavin.

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