Guidance

Contract/PMS/GMS/APMS
| National Policies / Procedures
Primary Care Networks (PCNs)
Last Reviewed Date
18/07/2024

Primary Care Networks and PCN Network Agreement

Contract/PMS/GMS/APMS
| National Policies / Procedures
Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS)
Last Reviewed Date
09/07/2024

Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) Contracts allow NHS England to commission primary care services.

Contract/PMS/GMS/APMS
| Legal
| National Policies / Procedures
| Support
Regulations
Last Reviewed Date
10/05/2024

GMS Contracts,  Regulation Amendments

Contract/PMS/GMS/APMS
| National Policies / Procedures
| Vaccs / Childhood Imms / Flu
Contract/PMS/GMS/APMS
| National Policies / Procedures
NHS and Private Treatment
Last Reviewed Date
29/12/2023

This is a complex area and needs careful navigating to ensure you don’t fall foul of the GMS/PMS Regulations.

Contract/PMS/GMS/APMS
| National Policies / Procedures

NHS England released guidance on the new out of area patient registration (choice of GP practice) arrangements in November 2014

Communications
| Governance & Confidentiality
| National Policies / Procedures
NHS.UK – Responding to Negative Feedback
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

GPC has been made aware that there is some confusion concerning the procedures in place when a practice receives notification of negative comments posted on the NHS.UK website.

National Policies / Procedures
Informatics – General Practice Profiles
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

These profiles are designed to support GPs, primary care networks (PCNs), clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and local authorities to ensure that they are providing and commissioning effective and appropriate healthcare services for their local population.

National Policies / Procedures
| Support
Indemnity Cover – CNSGP
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

From 1st April 2019, NHS Resolution has been operating a new state-backed indemnity scheme for general practice in England called the Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP) and everyone working in general practice will be automatically covered in relation to NHS services.

Governance & Confidentiality
| National Policies / Procedures

The links below give useful guidance on all aspects of GP electronic records, produced by the DOH, in conjunction with RCGP and BMA