Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service: Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme Guidance – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This guidance document provides information on the additional roles reimbursement scheme, including the process by which Primary Care Networks (PCNs) can claim reimbursement for additional staff.

Primary care networks: a quiet revolution: A guide for provider organisations on how to engage effectively with PCNs – NHS Providers and NHS Confederation

Guide to support provider organisations to engage effectively with primary care networks (PCN). The briefing draws on official guidance and discussions with both PCN leaders and providers of community services. It explores the role of PCNs, what the emerging picture

Social prescribing link workers: Reference guide for primary care networks – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This guide is provided as additional information to help primary care networks (PCNs) introduce the new role of social prescribing link worker into their multi-disciplinary teams as part of the expansion to the primary care workforce introduced under the GP

Information on the community pharmacy contract settlement and funding for 2019/2020 to 2023/24 – Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee

Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee funding and statistics briefing that sets out the main elements of the five-year community pharmacy funding settlement for 2019/20 to 2023/24 and gives background information on what the announcement means and how community pharmacy funding works.

The Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework for 2019/20 to 2023/24: supporting delivery for the NHS Long Term Plan – Department of Health and Social Care

The new contractual arrangements will come into force from 1 October 2019 and will help to deliver the ambitions set out in the NHS Long Term Plan.  It presents a 5-year deal setting out how community pharmacy will support delivery of

A short summary of The Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework for 2019/20 to 2023/24: supporting delivery for the NHS Long Term Plan – NHS England and NHS Improvement

The document is a summary of changes to the community pharmacy contractual framework for 2019/20 to 2023/24, which was published jointly by the Department of Health and Social Care, the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC).

Community pharmacy contractual framework: Letter from Ed Waller – NHS England and NHS Improvement

Letter from from Ed Waller to the Directors of Commissioning, Regional Heads of Primary Care, Heads of Primary Care, CCG Clinical Leads and Accountable Officers about the community pharmacy contractual framework.

Chief Medical Officer annual report 2019: Partnering for progress – Department of Health and Social Care

Latest Chief Medical Officer’s report considers current and future UK engagement with global health.  The report consists of 21 letters from global health leaders to the Chief Medical Officer and their rsponse, responding summary, recommendations and epilogue. The report publishes

Setting up a High Intensity User service: An NHS RightCare resource pack – NHS RightCare

The High Intensity User (HIU) service was initiated by NHS Blackpool CCG and has since been rolled out in a number of other CCGs. The Implementation Team within NHS RightCare have undertaken evaluation of effectiveness across 4 CCGs.  It is

HSC (2000) 018 : Personal medical services: application process for third wave pilots – NHS Executive

The purpose of this circular is to invite applications for the establishment of third wave Personal Medical Services pilots; and to provide guidance, a timetable and outline conditions for applications to Health Authorities, NHS Community and Primary Care Trusts and

HSC (2000) 005 LAC (2000) 005 : Primary care trusts and group allowances – Department of Health

This guidance sets out the allowances payable to or for: Chairs and Board Members of Primary Care Groups; Chairs and non-executive members of Primary Care Trust Boards; PCT Executive Committee Chairs and Professional Members. It also provides a framework for

Independent Evaluation Report for the GP Retention Intensive Support Sites (GPRISS) Programme – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This evaluation was commissioned by NHS England and NHS Improvement to provide an independent evaluation of the impact of running multiple interventions, delivered at three levels (individual, practice and system), on seven GP Retention Intensive Support Sites.

Making general practice a great place to work: A practical toolkit to improve the retention of GPs – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This toolkit is aimed at system leaders and clinical leads working across primary care to develop robust local retention action plans that provide GPs with the support they require to develop fulfilled careers in general practice. It also aims to

Understanding primary care networks: context, benefits and risks – The Health Foundation

This briefing places primary care network (PCNs) in the context of previous changes to general practice funding and contracting. It examines the rationale for networks, explores relevant evidence and draws out intended benefits and possible risks for the future of

Digital-First Primary Care Policy: consultation on patient registration, funding and contracting rules – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This document describes the proposals to reform patient registration, funding and contracting rules to ensure patients have both choice as well as access to integrated care; and to harness the potential of digital providers to help with our workforce shortages

Technical Requirements for 2019/20 GMS contract: Version 1 – NHS England

This document provides the detailed 2019/20 technical requirements for commissioners and practices that delivering services supported by CQRS and, commissioned by the NHS Commissioning Board under the name NHS England.  

Designing integrated care systems (ICSs) in England: An overview on the arrangements needed to build strong health and care systems across the country – NHS England

This guide sets out the different levels of management that make up an integrated care system, describing their core functions, the rationale behind them and how they will work together.