Winter Indemnity Scheme extended to cover Easter weekend 2017

NHS England’s Winter Indemnity Scheme has been extended to run until 17 April 2017, a month longer than originally intended. The extension has been introduced with a particular view to covering practices providing extended-hours access over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Eligible practices will be paid 51.6 per registered patient based on their list as of 1 December 2016.

Last updated : 28 Apr 2017

 

Tips of the week December/January 2018 (22 Jan 2018)

We provide weekly tips based on common queries which come through to us from London GPs and practice teams. These are shared via social media and collated for...
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