Primary care contracts

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NHS Employers manages changes to the GP and community pharmacy contracts and negotiates with doctors and pharmacists on behalf of NHS England.

Contact NHS Employers for information about General Medical Services (GMS) the Quality Outcome Framework (QOF), Vaccinations and Immunisations programmes (V & I) and Community Pharmacy


Community pharmacy contractual framework

The Government’s white paper, Liberating the NHS, recognises pharmacy's role in helping to drive some of the changes in primary care, to improve patient services.

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General Medical Services

The General Medical Services (GMS) contract is the contract between general practices and NHS England for delivering primary care services to local communities.

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New GMS contract for 2017/18

NHS Employers and the British Medical Association have agreed a new General Medical Services contract for 2017/18. Read the summary document of the changes.

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2016/17 GMS technical requirements document published

Learn about the updates that are included in the 2016/17 technical requirements document.

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