2019/20 General Medical Services (GMS) contract: Guidance and audit requirements for GMS contract – NHS England

This guidance provides information about the new and amended contractual requirements for 2019/20 and the enhanced services (ES) commissioned by NHS England.

Guidance for Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPCs) – How to help contractors get involved with Primary Care Networks – NHS England

This briefing is intended to enable Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPCs) to help contractors to get involved with Primary Care Networks.

We need to talk: Access to speech and language therapy – Children’s Commissioner

Children’s Commissioner report, data has been brought together to show how much local areas spend on speech and language therapy services. There is no publicly available, reliable information about what is being spent, and there is no single body to

Standard Personal Medical Services Agreement Variation Notice 2019 – NHS England

This document gives notice under paragraph 104(2) of Schedule 6 to the National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 2004/291) that the terms of the general medical services contract are varied as set out in the document.

Standard Alternative Provider Medical Services Contract 2018/19 – NHS England

This document gives notice under paragraph 104(2) of Schedule 6 to the National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 2004/291) that the terms of the general medical services contract are varied as set out in the document.

A New Approach to Supporting Community Healthcare Funding: Testing and Guidance Document – NHS England and NHS Improvement

Since the introduction of a much more transparent approach to paying for acute health services through the use of consistent units of care known as currencies, it has been an ambition to develop currencies for community services. However, priorities in

Improving access out of hours: Evaluation of extended-hours primary care access hubs – Nuffield Trust

Could schemes aiming to increase the availability of primary care health care access out of hours improve the overall quality of services and patient experience in outer east London? The Nuffield Trust was commissioned by Barking, Havering and Redbridge CCGs

The future of eye care: building on NHS reform success – Reform

Reform policy briefing offers an outlines the role of the eye care sector in delivering the long-term NHS agenda. Particular attention is given to the lessons that the sector can offer for primary care delivery, with a view to reducing

Would you like to live and work in England?: The NHS is looking for GPs to work in the areas of Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire – NHS England

This document provides details about the International GP Recruitment Programme including the benefits of living and working as a GP in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire who is eligible for the programme, and the process for applying.

Would you like to live and work in England?: The NHS is looking for GPs to work in the areas of Gloucestershire – NHS England

This document provides details about the International GP Recruitment Programme including the benefits of living and working as a GP in Gloucestershire who is eligible for the programme, and the process for applying.

Would you like to live and work in England?: The NHS is looking for GPs to work in the areas of Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset – NHS England

This document provides details about the International GP Recruitment Programme including the benefits of living and working as a GP in Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset, who is eligible for the programme, and the process for applying.

EU Exit contingency planning: National Supply Disruption Response system – NHS England

Keith Willett has written to trusts to provide details of the National Supply Disruption Response (NSDR). Processes and systems already exist for responding to serious supply disruption events for medical products and you should continue to use these channels. However,

Re Preparing for the possibility of a ‘no deal’ EU exit for primary care contractors – NHS England

This guidance is a companion to the Operational Guidance, published by the Department of Health and Social Care on 21 December 2018, and outlines what has been done nationally to assess the risk to primary care organisations, and give clear

GMS Contract Settlement and Allocation Changes 2019/20 to 2023/24: Letter from Ed Waller – NHS England

This letter from Ed Waller provides details of the changes that are needed to allocations resulting from the GP contract settlement, and the spreadsheet shows how the allocations have been adjusted for each CCG area.

Outstanding Models of District Nursing: A joint project identifying what makes an outstanding District Nursing Service – Queens Nursing Institute and Royal College of Nursing

The reports on a project to analyse the District Nursing (DN) service and identify what makes an outstanding District Nursing service which: Meets the needs of patients, families and carers; Supports and benefits the wider health and social care system