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Understanding PCN Companies and the Impact on the Relationship with Pharmacy

Thursday, 25 March 2021

Adam Siwak looks at primary care network companies and their relationship with pharmacy.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

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NHS Resolution Has the Power to Award Interest

Wednesday, 17 March 2021

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal has confirmed that primary care providers can claim interest on sums awarded through NHS Resolution.

NHS Resolution Has the Power to Award Interest

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Landlords to Pharmacy Tenants - An Important Reminder

Friday, 05 February 2021

Pharmacies provide an essential service to patients and are often also an important source of income for many practices. However, the coronavirus pandemic has led many pharmacies to reconsider their business models and the spaces they need to operate.

Landlords to Pharmacy Tenants - An Important Reminder

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Is the GPhC Guaranteeing COVID-19 Immunity?

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Andrew Andrews assesses whether the General Pharmaceutical Council has taken a relaxed attitude to its standards during the pandemic.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

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Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Thursday, 14 January 2021

The fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) has intensified in recent weeks, with the emergence of the new variant and the third national lockdown. However, there is good news on the horizon in the guise of the vaccination roll out.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

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Coronavirus - Vaccination Enhanced Service and Model Collaboration Agreement

Wednesday, 09 December 2020

At the start of the month, NHS England published the coronavirus (COVID-19) Enhanced Service (ES) Specification together with a model collaboration agreement for use by practices as part of the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

NHS England Issues New Guidance on Incorporation of GP Practices

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NHS England Issues New Guidance on Incorporation of GP Practices

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

As part of continuing updates to its policy guidance manual ("PGM"), NHS England has now updated its guidance and application process in relation to GP practice incorporation.

NHS England Issues New Guidance on Incorporation of GP Practices

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Top Ten Tips When Looking For Surgery Finance

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

A big decision for many property-owning practices is how to find the finance for partner changes and any new premises needs like extensions or new builds.

Top Ten Tips When Looking For Surgery Finance

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Coronavirus - Protecting Your Medical Partnership

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

Is your partnership agreement sufficient for dealing with the unforeseen effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?

Coronavirus - Protecting Your Medical Partnership

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Retail Prices Index (RPI) Reform - Changes Due in 2030

Thursday, 14 January 2021

If you are a landlord or tenant, you may have provisions in your lease(s) which are linked to the Retail Prices Index (RPI). The RPI is the oldest measure of inflation in the UK and is used widely across the economy and in financial contracts.

Retail Prices Index (RPI) Reform - Changes Due in 2030

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Important Updates to PMS and GMS Contracts - PCN Services

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

In October the PMS and GMS regulations were amended/updated to incorporate several changes.

Important Updates to PMS and GMS Contracts - PCN Services

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'Golden Hello' Scheme - Applicable for Those Who Became Partners Before 1 April 2020?

Monday, 27 July 2020

The 'golden hello' scheme (officially known as the 'New to Partnership Payment Scheme') seeks to encourage GPs to become partners by offering a payment of up to £20,000 to those who do so on or after 1 April 2020.

Do You Know Who Is Registered on Your GP Surgery Land Registry Title?

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New 'Health and Care Visa' to Launch on 4 August

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

The Government has announced that its new visa for foreign medical workers will open for applications on 4 August 2020.

Do You Know Who Is Registered on Your GP Surgery Land Registry Title?

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4 Steps to Consider When Setting Up a PCN Company

Thursday, 09 July 2020

With year 2 of the Network DES now underway and PCNs now more heavily involved in service provision, frequently asked questions have turned again to the possibility of setting up a corporate vehicle to assist PCNs.

Do You Know Who Is Registered on Your GP Surgery Land Registry Title?

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Can GPs Pursue Payment for Their Safeguarding Input?

Thursday, 09 July 2020

In a recent judicial review, the High Court made obiter comments acknowledging that GPs are under a professional duty to provide safeguarding information, but confirming they are not under a legal obligation to do so...

Do You Know Who Is Registered on Your GP Surgery Land Registry Title?