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    Scotland sets out policy on improving workforce planning for primary care

    Wednesday, 09 May 2018 16:12
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    DHSC to address concerns of prescription direction to distance selling pharmacies

    Thursday, 19 April 2018 16:51
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    Thursday, 01 February 2018 11:35

a pound imageJanuary 23 2018

A scheme to support any GP practice that is a tenant in an NHS Property Services or Community Health Partnerships building has been extended.


The lease incentives scheme is intended to support practices enter into a new lease contract, and includes:

  • reimbursement of Stamp Duty Land Tax for the initial term (up to 15 years);
  • contributing up to £1,000 plus VAT of legal fees related to the lease transaction;
  • reimbursement of management fees for the financial year 2016-17 and 2017-18.

The application deadline has now been extended to March 31 2018. GPs need to submit a completed Lease Incentive Claim Form to claim for the financial support. Guidance from NHS England sets out the process for claiming this:

  • The GP practice should formalise their lease with Community Health Partnerships/NHS Property Services Ltd.
  • The GP practice will incur costs and should apply for reimbursements by submitting the Lease Incentives Claim Form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 31 2018.
  • The claim form will be sent to the GP practice’s commissioner for review and subject to approval, the NHS England Central Finance Team will be instructed to release the revenue to the local commissioner so they can reimburse the GP practice.

Link:
NHS England ‘Lease incentives for GP practices’

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