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Advice on pensions 

The contact details to get in touch with NHS pensions with any queries:

Members +44 (0)3003 301 346
Employers
+44 (0)3003 301 353
Practitioners
nhsbsa.practitioners@nhs.net
Annual Allowance
nhsbsa.annualallowance@nhs.net
Scheme Access (federations etc)
nhsbsa.directionapplication@nhs.net

The legislation with regards to Federations and subcontracting of contracts to GP practices and the ability to pension the income can be found at:

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The rise in GP partnership disputes

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Breakdowns in relationships within general practice partnerships can be stressful and expensive with costs running into hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Dementia support for you and your family

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Dementia is a growing problem for many people, specifically as our population ages. And with an estimated one million people expected to have dementia by 2025, it’s crucial to know where you can go to get the help and support you need.

Payroll in GP practices

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It has become apparent over recent months that GP practices are making unintentional errors on their payroll calculations.

Checking the income for GP practices

When preparing accounts for medical practices, one area where accountants can add significant value is in checking that practices have been paid the correct amounts for various NHS work.

Dealing with partner changes

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Jane Jordan, Director at Lentells Ltd. outlines the key issues to consider when partner changes happen.

Small GMS practices

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It is important for practices of two or three partners to be aware of some issues raised by the General Medical Services (GMS) contract when partners come or go. This is what you need to know.

CQC inspections into GP practices

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The first 12 clinical commissioning group areas to be inspected under the CQC’s new general practice inspection regime between April and June have been announced:

Reducing practice costs

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Many practices are fighting to prevent a serious drop in profits. Now more than ever, practice managers need to explore new income streams and tighten up spending to a level that will enable increased profitability but not compromise quality of care.

Incorporation of GP practices

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Is it a good idea to incorporate a GP practice? Oliver Pool examines this question from a solicitor’s point of view.

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