Only 9p per patient of global sum to cover ‘inflation and other changes’

GPs in England will receive just 9p of new funding per patient this year to cover the costs of inflation and the new work involved in the GMS contract, with the bulk of the global sum uplift coming from money recycled elsewhere.

Although the global sum rose 92p per patient for 2019/20, almost 90% of that was from a transfer of funds from schemes the NHS is phasing out – seniority payments and the Minimum Practice Income Guarantee (MPIG).

Full story on Pulse, 1 May 2019