March 17, 2023

Practices can ‘no longer ask patients to contact them at later date’

GP practices must offer patients an assessment or signpost them to an appropriate service on first contact, in newly-announced changes to the GP contract for 2023/24. 

The changes to the contract for 2023/24, which is the final year of the five-year framework agreement, will be supplemented by guidance in a new Delivery Plan for Recovering Access to Primary Care which NHS England said it will publish shortly.

Read more – Management in Practice (10/3/23)

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