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GPFV - Care redesign

The GPFV has committed a major programme of improvement to strengthen and redesign general practices. The following funding and support schemes are available to help improve the design of general practice.


Funding allocation and timelines

Improving access to general practice (GP access fund)

  • CCGs with GP Access Fund sites will receive £6 per weighted patient in 2017/18 and 2018-19
  • 18 transformation areas that have been asked to accelerate extended access will receive £6 per head in 2017/18.
  • All other CCGs will start with £3.34 per head in 2018/19. From 2019/20 they should then receive £6 per head


Funding schemes in detail

GP Access Fund

To support better access to general practice for the public. NHS England describe this as 'to enable CCGs to commission and fund extra capacity to ensure that everyone has access to GP services.'

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New Models of Care funding and support

National support for future MCPs, PACSs and acute care collaborations, linked to the next phase of sustainability and transformation planning.

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