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Do you know your GMS from your ICS?

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Do you know your GMS from your ICS?

Closer working between NHS organisations, social care and the voluntary sector is a top policy priority. As the gateway to services of all kinds primary care is at the heart of all integration plans, but integrating with something you don’t understand is difficult and risky.

Although contracting is a dry and technical subject, it is essential to understand how GP contracts work, what they allow you to do and what they may prevent you from doing. What difference will the new “GP network” contract make to commissioners as they strive to hit the government’s target for 100% coverage of ICS within two years? This workshop on 19 September 2019 in Bristol and 25 September in Cambridge is a beginners’ guide to suit anyone who needs to cut through the jargon, grasp the basic concepts and understand where services are heading.