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Would you like an induction to the NHS Pension Scheme?

Email sent by Wessex LMCs, on Friday, 1 Apr 2022 to all PMs, Managers & Admin Staff Dear %recipient.firstname%, Would you like an induction to the NHS Pension Scheme? This one hour webinar is suitable for all newly employed managers, admin, reception and secretary staff. Independent...

24 Hour Retirement for GPs

Introduction In 2006 the NHS Pensions Agency reviewed and clarified the arrangements that enable General Practitioners to take 24 hour retirement in order to trigger their pension benefits. This opportunity exists for GPs of any contractual status, but has particular implications for partners...

Advice on Annual Allowance Changes

Update May 2020 The thresholds have been changed following the March 2020 budget and a recognition that the AA charges were adversely affecting public sector pensions. The thresholds have increased and the expectation is that this will remove the vast majority of GPs from these charges. See...

Bite-Size for PMs - Audio & Video Podcasts and Recorded Webinars

You can record your reflections on this form or via your learning diary here: https://www.fourteenfish.com/about/learningdiary ​​CQC are particularly keen to see any evidence of your listening and how you apply it. Bite Size on PCSE This 'bite-size' session is specifically designed for...

Finance - Audio & Video Podcasts and Recorded Webinars

You can record your reflections on this form or via your learning diary here: https://www.fourteenfish.com/about/learningdiary. CQC is particularly keen to see any evidence of your watching/listening and how you apply it You can find further helpful information on finance topics on our webpage...

GP Appraisals, Pensions & HR - Audio & Video Webinars and Recorded Webinars

You can record your reflections on this form or via your learning diary here: https://www.fourteenfish.com/about/learningdiary . CQC is particularly keen to see any evidence of your watching/listening and how you apply it. Even sceptical GPs can benefit from coaching! Louise Greenwood...

GP Leadership Fellows

In the face of unprecedented pressures, the landscape of the NHS is changing rapidly, and the centre of gravity is moving rapidly towards Primary Care. This represents an exciting opportunity for new GPs to be involved in improving frontline services for our patients. With the largest curriculum...

GP Trainee - Travel Expenses

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. GP trainees who...

Injury Benefit Scheme

What is the NHS Injury Benefit Scheme? The NHS Injury Benefit Scheme is an income protection scheme available to qualifying NHS employees. The scheme is intended to provide a supplementary income to employees who suffer a temporary loss of NHS earnings through the payment of a Temporary Injury...

LMC Buying Groups Federation

Wessex LMCs joined the LMC Buying Groups Federation in October 2009 to deliver savings to practices without creating any additional work or inconvenience. All practices were given the opportunity to 'opt-in' to membership at that time and over 300 practices in Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire...

Pay Changes From April 2022

From April 2022 the rate of National Insurance contributions you pay will change for one year. The amount you contribute will increase by 1.25% which will be spent on the NHS and social care across the UK. This increase in National Insurance contributions will apply to: Class 1 (paid by...

PCNs - Audio & Video Podcasts and Recorded Webinars

You can record your reflections on this form or via your learning diary here: https://www.fourteenfish.com/about/learningdiary learning diary. CQC is particularly keen to see any evidence of your watching/listening and how you apply it. PCN Webinar - Operational & Employment Issues - 23rd...

Pensions

NHS pensions for GPs and other NHS staff are different and complex. We would recommend you consult the NHS Pensions Agency website for up to date and informative advice on your pension. There is also guidance explaining the different schemes that you may have membership to. The BMA has guidance...

Pensions - Ill Health Retirement

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. Tier 1 If you are unable, on a permanent basis, to continue in your present job, you may be able to retire early...

Primary Care Funding - 2020/2021

We have been asked by one of our committees to collate details of the various funds available to general practice in 2020/21. With this in mind we have created a spreadsheet that can be downloaded here. It contains an overview of the funding, how it can be accessed and links to the relevant...

Primary Care Support England (PCSE)

GP employment changes awaiting approval If you are a Principal or Salaried GP and need to update your employment details, this is done using PCSE Online . Part of the process requires approval from either the 'PL Practice Manager' or the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) who will receive an...

The Cameron Fund

The Cameron Fund is the medical profession's only charity providing help and support solely to General Practitioners and their dependent family, who find themselves living in financial hardship or distress. Set up in 1970, the Fund is named in memory of Sir James Cameron - a distinguished GP...