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piggyNovember 9 2015

General practice service providers were paid a total of £754.2 million in Scotland in 2014-15, an increase of £14.5m (2.0%) on the previous year.

Payments went to 995 service providers, with £622.2m going to GMS practices, £111.2m going to 17C practices, and £20.7m to 2C practices.

The Information Services Division of NHS Scotland says the Global Sum amounted to £457.9m, up £48.6m or 11.9% compared to the previous year. In addition, “£386.5 million was to 815 general practice service providers with a GMS contract. This is an increase of £37.6 million (10.8%) compared to the 829 general practice service providers in 2013-14.”

Quality and Outcomes Framework payments to 938 general practices amounted to £96.1m, a decrease of £32.1m or 25.0% compared to 2013-14. There was also a decrease in payments to 105 dispensing practices, down by £0.8m from £24.0m in 2013-14.

“Including the payment for dispensing services, £777.1 million was made to general practices in 2014-15, and this also incorporates a reduction of £22.7 million for opt-out services. Similarly in 2013-14, £763.4 million was made to general practices, which incorporated a reduction of £22.5 million for opt-out services,” said ISD.

Links:

ISD Scotland reports

‘NHS Scotland Payments to General Practice Financial Year 2014-15’ summary

‘NHS Scotland Payments to General Practice Financial Year 2014-15’ full report

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