Latest updates from your local medical community
The GPC England executive team we will be presenting the GP contract details for 2020-21 to GPs and LMCs, at a series of contract roadshow events across England over the coming month. Full contract details can be found here:-
The BMA continues to lobby for pension tax reform ahead of an anticipated announcement in the forthcoming Budget on 11th March 2020, and has written a joint letter together with several other health bodies to the new Chancellor, Rishi Sunak MP, calling for a solution to the pension taxation crisis.The letter states that:- “It is essential that such a reform of pension taxation policies is implemented as soon as possible. This change is supported by the signatories of this letter and the tens of thousands of doctors our organisations represent.”
We understand practices are still being approached by NHS111 providers to sign Data SharingAgreements in order for NHS 111 staff to book GP appointments directly.
The containment of COVID-19 remains of major concern and the situation is being monitored and we will continue to disseminate information as it becomes available. The GPC webpage is regularly updated with guidance and links to information from Public Health England, Health Protection Scotland, Public Health Wales and Public Health Agency (Northern Ireland), and the Department of Health and Social Care.
Following the vote to accept the changes to the GP contract in England for 2020-21, GPC will be presenting the contract details to GPs and LMCs at a series of contract roadshow events across England over the coming month. In addition a number of LMCs have also arranged local events. The King’s Fund have produced a summary of the contract changes which can be read here.
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