GPs attracted by ‘golden hellos’

The NHS has revealed that record numbers of GPs have decided to work in some of the country’s most deprived communities after being given a £20,000 ‘golden hello’ each under NHS England’s and Health Education England’s Targeted Enhanced Recruitment Scheme. The Scheme offers one-off payments of £20,000 to GP trainees committed to working in a Read more…

GPs expected to sign up to network contracts

According to NHS England, which published its long-term plan earlier this month, GPs will be expected to sign new “network contracts” as an extension of their current contract. The move is part of NHS England’s plans to extend the scope of primary and community services to the tune of ‘at least’ an extra £4.5 billion Read more…