Connect with us

National

BMA confirms COVID-19 vaccination deal will not be a directed enhanced service – GP online

GP practices will not deliver the COVID-19 vaccination programme under a directed enhanced service (DES) agreement as previously expected, the BMA has said.

Published

on

post featured image

GP leaders have made clear that despite initial discussions on the basis that the deal – which will see a designated practice in each primary care network area in England deliver vaccinations – would be rolled out as a DES, a different form of enhanced service will be used to allow greater flexibility.
Instead of a DES, the COVID-19 vaccination programme will operate under an enhanced service commissioned by NHS England under section 7a of the NHS Act.
BMA leaders say the change will not allow terms…

Click here to view the original article.