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Nhsconfed logoOctober 5 2015

NHS Confederation has issued a list of the new arrangements coming into effect across health and social care from the start of October.

The latest raft of changes includes:

  • there has been an increase in the global sum payment per weighted patient under the General Medical Services contract, reflecting the reduction in seniority payments
  • GPs and mental health trusts must now record incidences of female genital mutilation (FGM), under the FGM Enhanced data set
  • discharge summaries will no longer be supplied by secure fax, and will have to be supplied by secure e-mail or electronic transfer
  • general practices and other clinical service providers are now responsible for procuring SMS services, and for the service cost, as central funding for the NHSmail SMS service has been withdrawn
  • the NHS number should be used as a consistent identifier
  • there is a duty to share information with other organisations directly involved in a patient’s care and treatment
  • local authorities have taken over responsibility from NHS England for public health commissioning for children aged up to five years.

Included in the NHS Confederation summary of new arrangements are e-links to relevant information and guidance.

Link:

NHS Confederation summary    

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