Local commissioners in parts of England are developing plans to reinvest £325m of PMS funding identified as ‘premium’ funding, over and above the basic funding practices on GMS contracts receive.

Commissioners plan to use the money to pay for services including improved access schemes.

In some areas the funding, being withdrawn from PMS practices under NHS England’s national equitable funding policy, could be used to fund MPIG payments for practices that choose to revert to GMS contracts in the face of funding reviews.

Reported by GP Online. You can read the full story here. 

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