NHS cuts PMS funding without setting plans to reinvest in general practice

NHS managers have admitted that they cut PMS funding without planning how to reinvest it in primary care – a practice that has been banned by the NHS England board.

Amidst an accepted national GP state of emergency it beggars belief that commissioners can treat over 2000 GP surgeries nationally in this way. Patients in West Yorkshire are seeking judicial review against commissioners actions and Londonwide LMCs are also challenging the process.

www.pulsetoday.co.uk/home/finance-and-practice-life-news/nhs-cuts-pms-funding-without-setting-plans-to-reinvest-in-general-practice/20032036.article

GP Online also covers the story

“Patients demand PMS cuts U-turn after NHS England advice:”

www.gponline.com/exclusive-patients-demand-pms-cuts-u-turn-nhs-england-advice/article/1397967

 

 

 

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