• General practice extended access data: March 2018

    9 February 2018

    The next bi-annual general practice extended access collection will be open for submission from 1 March 2018 to 6 April 2018. Every GP practice in England is required to submit an online return twice a year through the Primary Care Web Tool. This sets out what access to appointments practices offer to their patients. CCGs are encouraged to ensure that general practices are aware of the data collection process and deadlines.

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  • NHS England launches additional perinatal mental health funding

    9 February 2018

    NHS England has launched wave 2 of the perinatal mental health community services development fund. The £23m fund for 2018/19 will allow existing specialist community teams to expand or resource new teams. STPs are invited to submit funding proposals to NHS England by 9 March. Guidance to support applications is available on the NHS England website.

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  • Revised CCG allocations 2018/19

    9 February 2018

    This document details additional CCG funding allocations and revised target allocations for 2018/19. It should be read alongside the refreshed planning guidance.

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  • What does the latest planning guidance mean for primary care?

    8 February 2018

    NHS England and NHS Improvement published new operational planning guidance last week. It comes with a few nuggets of news and a predictable focus on headline grabbing issues around A&E and hospital finances, but what does it mean for primary care? Read PCC’s analysis.

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  • Planning guidance: refreshingly familiar

    8 February 2018

    There were a few headlines to extract from this month’s “refreshed” planning guidance for the NHS but few real surprises. The document underlines the messages from the last major guidance document, Next Steps on the Five Year Forward View, but it also makes a few important concessions to recent “crises” – the serious and ongoing business of winter pressures and the less serious but still vexing matter of product names for NHS initiatives.

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