NHS Payments to General Practice, England 2020/21 provides information on NHS payments to individual providers of general practice services in England. Figures are given for the main payment categories - which include Global Sum, Balance of PMS expenditure, Quality Outcomes Framework (QOF) and Local Incentive Schemes.
It is not a record of the amount of money available for direct patient care, nor the total invested in patient care through general practice. Instead, it constitutes the majority of actual monies paid to practices for all activities and costs during the 2020/21 financial year.
Payments relating to Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are included covering seven categories PCN Participation, PCN Leadership, PCN Support, PCN Workforce, PCN Care Home Premium, PCN Extended Hours Access and PCN Investment and Impact Fund.
The pandemic affected the way General Practice operated in 2020/21 and placed additional responsibilities on GP practices for which they received additional payments. Two additional categories have been added to the report for COVID-19 related payments, COVID-19 Support and Expansion and COVID-19 Immunisation.
for Balance of PMS Expenditure
for the Quality and Outcomes Framework
Nationally the NHS paid on average £159.61 per registered patient
Last edited: 24 November 2021 11:07 am