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GPs in England overwhelmingly reject contract changes

BMJ 2024; 384 doi: (Published 28 March 2024) Cite this as: BMJ 2024;384:q775
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

GPs across England have voted overwhelmingly to reject changes to their national contract for 2024-25.

Of the 19 009 GPs and GP registrars who took part in a BMA referendum on the changes, 99% (18 854) voted no to the question of whether they accept changes to the General Medical Services contract from the government and NHS England and 155 (1%) voted yes. The turnout was 61%.

The changes,1 which are to be imposed from 1 April 2024, include a core funding uplift of 1.9%, or £179m. The BMA’s GP committee …

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