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Practices will not have guaranteed funding for extended hours access

Monday 4th February 2019

There is no guarantee GP practices will continue to receive funding for the provision of the extended hours access directed enhanced service (DES), under the new GP contract.
 
From July, the extended hours access DES will be transferred from practices to the new primary care networks.
 
The change, which forms part of a the five-year GP contract, means NHS England will no longer directly pay practices to deliver the service, although the BMA said the money...