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Nearly 300 general practices to get premises and IT upgrades

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5689 (Published 20 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5689
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

Nearly 300 general practice surgeries in England are to receive new investment in their buildings and technology infrastructure this year, NHS England has announced.

New money has also been released to expand psychological therapies in primary care and to support indemnity costs of GPs who work for out-of hours services, in the latest phase of investment resulting from NHS England’s General Practice Forward View.1

Announcing the plans at the annual conference of the National Association of Primary Care in Birmingham on Thursday 19 October, NHS England’s chief executive, Simon Stevens, said …

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