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1086793
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading General Practitioners: Contracts more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what research his Department has commissioned on the effect on GP services in deprived communities of continuing to provide GP services through Alternative Provider Medical Services Contracts when the operators of such contracts hand them back; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 230662 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>NHS England’s Primary Medical Care Policy and Guidance Manual (first published 15 November 2017) provides local commissioners of primary medical services the context, information and tools to safely commission and contract management primary medical care contracts.</p><p> </p><p>There is no prohibition on issuing General Medical Services or Personal Medical Services contracts under this guidance and every local commissioner needs to consider each individual case on the basis of local circumstances that apply. Considerations will also need to factor appropriate legislation and NHS England’s Standing Financial Instructions.</p><p> </p><p>Commissioners need to comply with their obligations under the Public Contract Regulations (“PCR 2015”) and the NHS (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition Regulations) (No. 2) Regulations 2013 (“the NHS Regulations”). One of the impacts of these Regulations is commissioner should not unnecessarily restrict contracts to only certain kinds of providers. In practice this will mean the use of Alternative Provider Medical Services contracts in procurements.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England’s Standing Financial Instructions additionally require all proposed clinical procurements for all types of revenue expenditure which last for five years or more, including options to extend clauses, must be submitted to and approved by the NHS England Commercial Executive Group before advertisement.</p><p> </p><p>Whilst these considerations do not the use of General and Personal Medical Services contracts where appropriate and justifiable, these are likely to be exceptional.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the NHS Long Term Plan, Parliament and the Government both asked the NHS to make consensus proposals for how primary legislation might be adjusted to better support delivery of the agreed changes set out in this plan.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
230661 more like this
230663 more like this
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less than 2019-03-14T16:59:14.087Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T16:59:14.087Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
483
unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter
1086790
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading General Practitioners: Contracts more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of his policy of not allowing GP services provided via Alternative Provider Medical Services Contracts to be provided using other contractual models such as General Medical Services Contracts; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 230661 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>NHS England’s Primary Medical Care Policy and Guidance Manual (first published 15 November 2017) provides local commissioners of primary medical services the context, information and tools to safely commission and contract management primary medical care contracts.</p><p> </p><p>There is no prohibition on issuing General Medical Services or Personal Medical Services contracts under this guidance and every local commissioner needs to consider each individual case on the basis of local circumstances that apply. Considerations will also need to factor appropriate legislation and NHS England’s Standing Financial Instructions.</p><p> </p><p>Commissioners need to comply with their obligations under the Public Contract Regulations (“PCR 2015”) and the NHS (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition Regulations) (No. 2) Regulations 2013 (“the NHS Regulations”). One of the impacts of these Regulations is commissioner should not unnecessarily restrict contracts to only certain kinds of providers. In practice this will mean the use of Alternative Provider Medical Services contracts in procurements.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England’s Standing Financial Instructions additionally require all proposed clinical procurements for all types of revenue expenditure which last for five years or more, including options to extend clauses, must be submitted to and approved by the NHS England Commercial Executive Group before advertisement.</p><p> </p><p>Whilst these considerations do not the use of General and Personal Medical Services contracts where appropriate and justifiable, these are likely to be exceptional.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the NHS Long Term Plan, Parliament and the Government both asked the NHS to make consensus proposals for how primary legislation might be adjusted to better support delivery of the agreed changes set out in this plan.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
230662 more like this
230663 more like this
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less than 2019-03-14T16:59:14.04Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T16:59:14.04Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
483
unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter
1086794
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading General Practitioners: Contracts more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to review the policy of General Medical Services Contracts not being able to provide GP services when Alternative Provider Medical Contracts fail. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 230663 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>NHS England’s Primary Medical Care Policy and Guidance Manual (first published 15 November 2017) provides local commissioners of primary medical services the context, information and tools to safely commission and contract management primary medical care contracts.</p><p> </p><p>There is no prohibition on issuing General Medical Services or Personal Medical Services contracts under this guidance and every local commissioner needs to consider each individual case on the basis of local circumstances that apply. Considerations will also need to factor appropriate legislation and NHS England’s Standing Financial Instructions.</p><p> </p><p>Commissioners need to comply with their obligations under the Public Contract Regulations (“PCR 2015”) and the NHS (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition Regulations) (No. 2) Regulations 2013 (“the NHS Regulations”). One of the impacts of these Regulations is commissioner should not unnecessarily restrict contracts to only certain kinds of providers. In practice this will mean the use of Alternative Provider Medical Services contracts in procurements.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England’s Standing Financial Instructions additionally require all proposed clinical procurements for all types of revenue expenditure which last for five years or more, including options to extend clauses, must be submitted to and approved by the NHS England Commercial Executive Group before advertisement.</p><p> </p><p>Whilst these considerations do not the use of General and Personal Medical Services contracts where appropriate and justifiable, these are likely to be exceptional.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the NHS Long Term Plan, Parliament and the Government both asked the NHS to make consensus proposals for how primary legislation might be adjusted to better support delivery of the agreed changes set out in this plan.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
230661 more like this
230662 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-03-14T16:59:13.993Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T16:59:13.993Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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483
unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter
1086788
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading General Practitioners: Garston and Halewood more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he will enable Liverpool CCG to award General Medical Contracts rather than continue with Alternative Provider Medical Services Contracts to ensure the continuation of GP services currently being provided by Primary Care Connect in the Garston and Halewood Constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 230660 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The current Alternative Provider Medical Services provider has given notice to terminate their contracts. NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group is now working with primary care providers in Liverpool to identify an alternate provider or group of providers, that may include an existing General Medical Services contract holder, to run the affected services to ensure continuity for patients.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2019-03-14T16:59:56.183Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T16:59:56.183Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
483
unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle remove filter