NHS Payments to General Practice, England 2021/22 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 2021/22 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 2021/22 and placed additional responsibilities on GP practices for which they received additional payments. The report for 2021/22 includes three additional categories for COVID-19 related payments, COVID-19 Support and Expansion, COVID-19 Immunisation and Long Covid.
for Balance of PMS Expenditure
for the Quality and Outcomes Framework
Nationally the NHS paid on average £163.65 per registered patient
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