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GP leaders in England reject “unsafe and insulting” contract offer

BMJ 2023; 380 doi: (Published 03 February 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;380:p288
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

General practice leaders are on a collision course with NHS England and the government after rejecting proposed changes to GPs’ contract.

The BMA’s England GP committee (GPC England) said the changes offered for 2023-24 by NHS England ignored the “unsustainable and unsafe pressures” that practices are under and the impact of the cost of living crisis on their viability.

After GPC England members rejected the changes at a meeting on 2 February, the committee warned that if the government and NHS England refuse to negotiate an improved offer and were to impose the deal …

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