NHS Digital publishes NHS Payments to General Practice 2020/21 annual report

Published on: Thursday, 25th November 2021

NHS Digital has published the NHS Payments to General Practice in England annual report.

The report details payments to providers of general practice services by the NHS over the past financial year.

The report includes a breakdown of payments made through the Global Sum, Balance of Primary Medical Services (PMS) expenditure, Quality Outcomes Framework (QOF) and Enhanced Services4, including an estimate of how much the NHS paid per registered patient in England.

Also included in the report are payments to Primary Care Networks (PCN) and for the first time, COVID-19 payments. In this report there are seven separate PCN categories and two COVID-19 categories. These categories are: PCN Participation, PCN Leadership, PCN Support, PCN Workforce, PCN Care Home Premium, PCN Extended Hours Access, PCN Impact and Investment Fund, COVID-19 Support and Expansion and COVID-19 Immunisation.

Payments to 6,808 general practice service providers in England are covered by the figures.

The data is reported at individual practice, Clinical Commissioning Group, regional and national level.

Read the full report: NHS Payment to General Practice England, 2020/21

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