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How Best to Structure Primary Care Networks

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

A key concern about the introduction of Primary Care Networks (PCNs) is that there could be a VAT charge arising on the supply of network staff, ie social prescriber, clinical pharmacist, etc. from whoever employs them, to others in the network.

How Best to Structure Primary Care Networks

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Data Sharing in Primary Care Networks - What You Need to Know

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Primary Care Networks represent the next step in the government's plans to drive primary care at scale and develop the foundation for integrated care systems.

Data Sharing in Primary Care Networks - What You Need to Know

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Primary Care Networks - What Solution for the Issue of Premises?

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Primary Care Networks (PCNs) will require groups of healthcare service providers to work closely together - and collaborative working will most likely lead to shared use of space.

GP Surgery

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Primary Care Networks - What You Need to Know About Joint Employment Contracts

Wednesday, 01 May 2019

The introduction of the primary care networks (PCNs) is an exciting challenge for the sector and a way for different service providers to come together and offer the public an integrated service of varied healthcare support.

Primary Care Networks

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Setting Up Your Primary Care Network and Completing the Network Agreement

Tuesday, 09 April 2019

NHS England has now released the Network Contract DES, the mandated Network Agreement and associated guidance.

Setting up Your Primary Care Network and Completing the Network Agreement

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State-Backed Indemnity Cover For GPs

Friday, 01 March 2019

The Government has introduced new regulations that provide GPs and general practice staff in England with indemnity cover in relation to NHS services.

State-Backed Indemnity Cover For GPs

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The Partnership Review: LLPs - Panacea or Placebo?

Thursday, 31 January 2019

With the recent release of Dr Nigel Watson's 'GP Partnership Review', we examine the key points raised in the report and the overall evolution of the partnership model, more importantly Limited Liability Partnerships.

The Partnership Review: LLPs - Panacea or Placebo?

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NHS 10 Year Plan - What Does It Mean For GPs?

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

The recent release of the NHS 10 Year Plan moves on from the Five Year Forward View - what impact will it have on the healthcare sector?

NHS 10 Year Plan - What Does It Mean For GPs?

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NHS Pension Consultation - Have Your Say

Monday, 14 January 2019

On 18 December 2018, the Department of Health and Social Care published its consultation on the proposed changes to the NHS pension scheme regulations. We summarise the main changes being proposed.

NHS Pension Consultation - Have Your Say

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Accurate Waiting Time Information - Does the NHS Owe a Duty of Care to Patients?

Monday, 14 January 2019

We review the case of Darnley v Croydon Health Service NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50 where by a unanimous decision...

Accurate Waiting Time Information - Does the NHS Owe a Duty of Care to Patients?

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​Tax-Saving Opportunities For GPs From The 2018 Budget

Tuesday, 04 December 2018

The autumn budget introduced a change that will significantly benefit any GP practice planning to undertake building works to their premises. This is the increase of the Annual Investment Allowance from £200,000 to £1,000,000 until December 2020.

​Tax-Saving Opportunities For GPs From The 2018 Budget

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Property Hot Topic - Prohibitions on Property Dealings

Tuesday, 04 December 2018

In this series of articles, VWV Property Litigator, Philip Sheppard, shares key property issues that often affect the healthcare sector including what to be aware of, the key warning signs and how to avoid problems.

Property Hot Topic - Prohibitions on Property Dealings

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New Indemnity Insurance Arrangements? Watch Out!

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

GP practices will be aware that their medical indemnity costs are going to be covered for them from 1 April 2019. This is a welcome move and will certainly save costs for partners.

New Indemnity Insurance Arrangements? Watch Out!

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Property Hot Topic - Documenting Your Property Arrangements

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

In this series of articles, VWV Property Litigator, Philip Sheppard, shares key property issues that often affect the healthcare sector including what to be aware of, the key warning signs and how to avoid problems.

Property Hot Topic - Documenting Your Property Arrangements

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GP Partnership Review: Key Solutions to Revitalise

Tuesday, 09 October 2018

In July 2018, it was announced that an independent review would be set up to review the partnership model of general practice, considering how best to reinvigorate it and help it lead the transformation of general practice.

GP Partnership Review: Key Solutions to Revitalise