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NHS England updates locum cover payments protocol following GPC pressure

Tuesday 13th November 2018

GP practices will be repaid for the costs of locums covering for GP partners gradually returning to work, following clarification from NHS England.
 
Local commissioners will be asked to reimburse the costs of locums covering for GP partners returning to work after sick leave on ‘phased return or adjusted hours’.
 
This comes as NHS England updated its protocol on locum cover payments for GP performers on sick leave and phased return last month....