The British Medical Association
Essential guidance for GP partners regarding contract Terms and Conditions.
Model General Medical Services contract (GMS)
This contract acts as the basis for arrangements between the NHS Commissioning Board and providers of general medical services in England. Download this from the gov.uk website.
Covering permanence, the new GMS, finance, the regulatory framework, movement to GMS, practice-led commissiong, appraisal funding and political representation.
Reviewing PMS contractual arrangements
This guidance note sets out the options available to PMS practices when PCTs seek to change PMS contracts.
GMS contract enhanced services 2013-14 by NHS Employers and NHS England (PDF)
Extended hours access directed enhanced service 2013-2014 (England) (PDF)
Patient participation directed enhanced service 2013-2014 (England) (PDF)
Pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination programme for pregnant women (PDF)
Ethnicity and first language recording (PDF)
Primary Medical contracts - who can hold what? (PDF)
Contractual issues for GPs- implications of retirement on practices, practice mergers and advertising and tendering vacancies (PDF)
Public Health Services Contract (FAQs)
Focus on creating outer boundaries for GP practices
Focus on GP seniority payments - guidance on calculating payments
Managing disputes with a Primary Care Organisation (PDF)
Focus on health service body status - how does this affect the management of disputes?
Guidance on medical performers list for GPs applying as individuals (PDF)
Guidance on the suspended GP performer (PDF)
QOF 2013-2014 guidance
2013 QOF FAQs
Focus on QOF payments
QOF 2014-2015 summary of changes
Guidance to help GP practices, including information on services, premises and staffing.
What you need to know
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