Finance Guidance

  • NHS discounts
  • IR35 and Locums

    In April 2017 some substantial changes are to be made to the IR35 tax legislation.

  • Treatment on roads

    Under the Road Traffic Act 1988, the first doctor to provide emergency treatment to the victim of a road traffic collision is generally entitled to charge a fee.

  • QOF

    Dr Chaand Nagpaul, chairman of the GPC, wrote to NHS England in February 2017 about the suspension of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF).

  • Scams

    GP practices and their patients in the Nottinghamshire area have been targeted by several scams in recent years.
    This page has been set up to highlight the scams and details on them so you can avoid them.

  • Coroner summons reimbursement

    GPs in Nottinghamshire who are summoned as witnesses by the Coroner’s Office are entitled to reimbursement for both travel and the costs of GP locum cover and additional administration time.

  • Prescribing and Dispensing

    Dispensing doctors receive a fee for each item that they dispense. The feescale was introduced in the 2006/07 General Medical Services (GMS) contract.

  • Seniority

    Seniority payments, which were paid to a contractor in respect of an individual GP provider, are now being phased out and will end on 31 March, 2020.

  • Brieflets

    The LMC has produced a number of guidance documents called brieflets which provide an easy-to-read overview of an issue.