A new ready reckoner has been produced by NHS England and NHS Improvement in partnership with the BMA General Practitioners Committee (GPC) and is intended to provide an indication of the changes in income streams that may affect a GMS practice and Primary Care Network (PCN) from 1 April 2021.
NHSE/I have published this document which sets out the approach to the funding changes that will apply to Personal Medical Services (PMS) and Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) contracts. Commissioners will update local PMS and APMS contracts as soon as possible, applying the funding changes identified in this guidance with effect from 1 April 2021.
Having an up to date partnership agreement in place is vitally important in avoiding costly and prolonged disputes which can cause great instability and uncertainty in a practice. However it’s crucial that you get the right support and advice in developing an agreement which covers all likely issues and provides protection for all parties. This Humberside LMCs guide was created to help practices access legal advice in producing a new agreement, or reviewing or updating an existing agreement.
This guidance by Dr Nigel Watson & Dr Nish Manek provides answers to a number of questions GP trainees have about what it means to be a GP partner. It includes information on the benefits, risks, responsibilities, entitlements, and many other issues.