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BMA – GP Retention Scheme launched: what it means for you

BMA – GP Retention Scheme launched: what it means for you

At a time of severe GP shortages, when we know that one in three GPs surveyed intend to retire in the next five years, it is vital that every effort should be made to retain the trained GP workforce.

I am therefore pleased that the GP Retention Scheme has now been launched, which GPC has helped negotiate on your behalf through the 2017/18 GMS contract negotiations, as well as it being a commitment in the GP Forward View.

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BMA – The 2017/18 GMS Contract is now live

BMA – The 2017/18 GMS Contract is now live

I am writing to remind you that the revised 2017/18 GMS contract is now live as of April 1st 2017.

GPC has worked hard to negotiate with NHS Employers changes we believe offer significant improvements to the contract and will benefit and better support GPs and practice teams.

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LMC Myth Buster

LMC Myth Buster

The attached document has been designed to explain some of the changes currently happening in the NHS and to give our opinions on those changes. We are hoping that it will become the basis for a series of meetings for practices to discuss the STP process and the CCG Primary Care plans. This is a challenging time for General Practice but we believe that GPs will be pivotal in any putative system redesigns and as such our voice is extremely important.’

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BMA – Changes to IR35 Rule

BMA – Changes to IR35 Rule

It is important that all GP practices are aware of changes to IR35 rules that take effect on 6 April.
They relate to paying workers who provide services via intermediaries (for example, although not restricted to, workers’ limited companies).

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