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Changes to general practice funding in Wales

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The two-year GP contract for 2015/2017, agreed by the BMA General Practitioners Committee and Welsh government, will provide GPs with greater security.

The recruitment challenge

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GP practice clients are having significant problems recruiting new partners. They are therefore looking for new ideas and advice from their accountants.

Small GMS practices

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 | Healthcare Group

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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:

Acting for GPs - the pitfalls

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GPs tax and accountancy affairs are often complex. Here we look at areas where things can easily go astray.

Reducing practice costs

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.

Making the pennies go further

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Oliver Pool, Senior Associate at leading healthcare law firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards, looks at ways in which GPs can generate savings through working together.

Business models for collaboration

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Under the new NHS clinical commissioning regime the role of the GP is centre stage. GPs are now increasingly responsible for commissioning the majority of local health services.

10 action points before a partner joins

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Many practices are experiencing partner changes. The following article sets out the most important action points.

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