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New GP partners in England can now access “golden hello” of up to £20 000

BMJ 2020; 370 doi: (Published 02 July 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;370:m2665

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  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

A new incentive scheme offering new GP partners in England a one off “golden hello” payment of up to £20 000 (€21 000; $25 000) has come into force.

As of 1 July, eligible participants can now access a sum of up to £20 000 (for a full time GP), a contribution towards on-costs (overheads) of up to £4 000 (for a full time GP) to support their establishment as a partner, and up to £3 000 in a training fund to develop non-clinical partnership skills.

The move, first announced in February 2020, …

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