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GP contract 2020/21

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 including a briefing to download that is being used at the GPC contract roadshows.

The top line changes

  • 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

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. 

YORLMC welcomes your comments on this package. Please email these to

March 2020

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