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Negotiations have begun on new national GP funding formula

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4551 (Published 17 August 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4551
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers
  1. arimmer{at}bmj.com

NHS England and the BMA have entered negotiations to agree a new funding formula for GP practices.

The new formula will replace the current global sum formula, also known as the Carr-Hill formula, which doctors have warned does not fund practices appropriately.1 NHS England said that it would not seek to implement any changes to the funding formula before 1 …

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