GP Contract Services form part of the General Medical Services (GMS) contract, which covers the delivery of primary care services across England, agreed between NHS England and the British Medical Association's (BMA) General Practitioners Committee (GPC). These data are primarily used for payment and management information purposes as well as for wider usage to help support commissioning, planning and policy decisions.
This release contains data for the following services:
GMS PMS Core Contract Data Collection
Enhanced services, including:
Alcohol-related risk reduction scheme
Avoiding unplanned admissions
Childhood seasonal influenza vaccination programme
Hepatitis B (newborn babies) vaccination programme
HPV booster vaccination programme
Indicators no longer in QOF (INLIQ)
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccination programme
Meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) vaccination programme
Meningococcal B (MenB) vaccination programme
Meningococcal booster vaccination programme
Named accountable GP for all patients
PCV Hib / Men C vaccination programme
Pertussis (pregnant women) vaccination programme
Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination programme
Rotavirus (childhood routine immunisation) vaccination programme
Seasonal influenza vaccination programme
Shingles (catch up) vaccination programme
Shingles (routine aged 70) vaccination programme
These data will be released quarterly with the data for the remaining GP Contract Services added to the end of year release.
The GP Contract Services data are collected by NHS Digital via the Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS) and General Practice Extraction Service (GPES). With the exception of INLIQ, which will be an official statistic, the 2017-18 publications are designated as:
Management information: These data have not undergone any quality checking nor has analysis of their coverage been made.
Data at GP practice level for each GP Contract Service publication are available in .csv files in the zipped folder below. The zipped folder also contains a data dictionary.
For all relevant information concerning the GP Contract Services 2017-18 publications, see the GP Contract Services 2017-18 Supporting Information document.