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CCGs should ‘seriously consider’ funding additional 1% uplift for GP staff, BMA says

Monday 15th October 2018

CCGs should fund the additional 1% pay uplift to the GP contract to help practice staff in their area attain an overall uplift of 3% this year, the BMA has said.
 
In a letter to CCG chairs, BMA GP committee chair Dr Richard Vautrey asked them to consider making a ‘one-off’ payment to practices by funding an extra 1% of the GP practice pay increase that the Government agreed...

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