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GP Contract 2020/21 - Summary of Changes

Publication date: February 2020

GPC England and NHSE/I have negotiated changes to the GP contract for 2020-21 following a GPC England meeting held on 6 February 2020.

Full details are available on the BMA website here.  ​​​​​​

Headlines are:
•         The new value of Global Sum from 1st April will be £93.46.
•         The new value of a QOF point will be £194.83.
•         More roles added to the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme.
•         Between 2020/21 and 2023/24, the scheme will expand to 26,000 additional roles.
•         All roles to be reimbursed at 100%, freeing up the existing £1.50/head to contribute to management support for PCNs.
•         Funding entitlements increase from £257m to £430m next year and, in 2023/24, from £891m to £1,412m.
•         Extra investment will fund new GP training recruitment and retention measures with £20,000 plus training support for every new partner.
•         Payment arrangements for vaccinations and immunisations to be reformed.
•         QOF to be updated.
•         PCN service specifications reduced and improved.
•         Investment and Impact Fund introduced worth £40.5m in 2020/21.

The BMA and NHS England have published a new document Update to the GP Contract agreement 2020/21-2023/24 which includes the revised DES specifications, subject to approval at an LMC special conference which will discuss the changes. A date for this event will be announced shortly.  

GPC exec will be presenting these changes at the GP Contract Roadshow on Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 19:00-21:00 (Food from 18:00) Lazaat Hotel, Cottingham HU16 5SX. Places can be booked here​​​​.

We welcome your comments on this package. Please email these to humberside.lmcgroup@nhs.net