• Update to mandatory network agreement – network contract DES (May 2019)

    17 May 2019

    NHS England has made minor corrections to the mandatory network agreement required for delivery of the network contract directed enhanced service (DES).

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  • GMS guidance and ready reckoner

    13 May 2019

    NHS England has published guidance and audit requirements for the General Medical Services (GMS) contract 2019/20. It provides information about the new and amended GP contractual requirements for 2019/20 and the enhanced services commissioned by NHS England. NHS England and the GPC have also issued a ready reckoner to help calculate the changes in income streams that may affect a GMS practice from 1 April 2019.

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  • Primary medical care policy and guidance manual updated

    26 April 2019

    NHS England has updated the Primary Medical Care Policy and Guidance Manual (PGM).

    This document provides commissioners of primary care services the context, information and tools to commission and manage primary medical care contracts.

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  • Standard General Medical Services contract 2019

    26 April 2019

    NHS England has published the General Medical Services contract for 2019.

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  • A healthy foundation for dental contract reform

    24 April 2019

    Improving access to NHS dentists and incentivising them to improve the nation’s oral health is a long-standing policy goal. At the heart of NHS England’s dental contract reform programme is a desire for better education for patients about how to care for their teeth and gums, and recognition that the existing dental contract, which rewards dentists for activity, does little to encourage a preventive approach to care.

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