Guidance

Finance / Pensions / Retirement
Costing a Service
Last Reviewed Date
17/04/2024

Many practices are beginning to question whether it is financially viable to provide some of the services they are being asked to provide (those locally commissioned services which are non-contractual).

Complaints
| Finance / Pensions / Retirement
Primary Care Support England (PCSE)
Last Reviewed Date
13/12/2023

We are still receiving numerous queries from practices regarding issues and concerns with PCSE, however, PCSE restructuring in March 2020 led to our Engagement Officer being removed so we no longer have any direct liaison.

Employment / Contracts / HR
| Finance / Pensions / Retirement
| Health and Wellbeing
Pensions – Ill Health Retirement
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

Depending on your situation and condition there are different options available. You can apply for a particular type but the option awarded will be decided by a medical assessor.

Finance / Pensions / Retirement
Pensions
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

The NHS Pension Scheme employer contribution rate increased on the 1 April 2019 from 14.3% to 20.6% plus the employer levy of 0.08%.

Finance / Pensions / Retirement
| Support
LMC Buying Groups Federation
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

Wessex LMCs joined the LMC Buying Group in October 2009 to deliver savings to practices without creating any additional work or inconvenience.

Finance / Pensions / Retirement
GP Trainee – Travel Expenses
Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023

In July 2019, NHS Employers, the British Medical Association and Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) agreed to introduce provisions in the terms and conditions of service for NHS Doctors and Dentists in Training (England) for additional mileage/expenses for GP trainees.

Contract/PMS/GMS/APMS
| Finance / Pensions / Retirement
| Governance & Confidentiality
| Support

The Healthcheck Diagnostic Tool has been revised (with thanks to Susie Altmeyer-Ennis for her help), and this now includes PCN roles for practices, and other refinements.

Education
| Finance / Pensions / Retirement
| Revalidation / Appraisals

Educational podcasts and videos focusing on GP Appraisals, Pensions & HR.

Don’t forget to log your learning points & reflections as part of your CPD. CQC are particularly keen to see any evidence of your learning and how you apply it.

Education
| Finance / Pensions / Retirement
Finance Educational Podcasts and Videos
Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023

Educational podcasts and videos focusing on Finance.

Don’t forget to log your learning points & reflections as part of your CPD. CQC are particularly keen to see any evidence of your learning and how you apply it

Finance / Pensions / Retirement
Finance
Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023