News & Events
30th November 2020
The PCN Development Support Guidance and Prospectus originally published in August 2019 has just been updated. The new document [ad link https://www.networks.nhs.uk/news/nhs-england-finalises-development-guidance-for-pcns] sets out the national PCN development priorities for the remainder of 2020 and 2021. It also provides guidance...
GPs call for unspent PCN recruitment budget to be used to upgrade premises and equipment to fight the second spike
16th October 2020
It was no surprise to hear GPs are calling for the right to redeploy the £430m of unspent primary care network (PCN) recruitment funding to help in the fight against the second spike of coronavirus. The money had originally been made available under the additional roles reimbursement scheme (ARRS). It was...
16th October 2020
The New to Partnership Payment Scheme for first time partners in medical practices is finally open following a series of COVID related delays. The scheme is expected to run for 2 tax years and is open to any first time...
3rd September 2020
It was recently reported that in response to the financial uncertainty caused by the current pandemic, as many as 1,000 GPs are actively looking to swap locum positions for the additional security of a salaried role. Chair of the National...
2nd September 2020
Last week Primary Care Support England (PCSE) wrote to GPs to tell them they will now have to wait until December at the earliest to receive their pension certificates for 2018/19. The certificates should have been completed by the customary...
11th August 2020
If you are responsible for funning a GP practice, you will doubtless remember the recent scare caused by certain headlines in the medical press. Those headlines warned practices that they could find themselves facing a large, unexpected and definitely unwanted tax...