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Technical Steering Committee (TSC)

These reports are produced by the Technical Steering Committee, which looks at technical aspects of GP contracts and produces a series of reports for negotiators. It includes representatives from the four UK health departments, NHS Employers, the BMA and the HSCIC.


Workplan report

pdf icon Read the Technical Steering Committee Workplan Report 2013-14 [265kb]                                           


Financial monitoring

Payments made under the General Medical Services contract

pdf icon Technical Steering Committee: GMS Contract Payments 2010/11 [105kb] 

csv icon Technical Steering Committee: GMS Contract Payments 2010/11 [2kb]


Dispensing

Calculations for a new dispensing freescale.

pdf icon Proposed dispensing feescales for GMS Contractors in England and Wales from 1 October 2014 [324kb]


Seniority payments

Calculations to determine the level of seniority payment that individual GPs are entitled to each year.

Final seniority factors

pdf icon Final Seniority Factors England and Wales 2010-11 [377kb] 
(This PDF was amended on 29 April 2014 due to a correction in the headings of tables C2 and D2. No figures are affected.)

csv icon Final Seniority Factors for GMS GPs in England 2010-11 [3kb] 

csv icon Final Seniority Factors for GMS GPs in Wales 2010-11 [3kb] 

Interim seniority factors

csv icon Technical Steering Committee - Interim Seniority Factor (ISF) for England 2014-15 [523b]

csv icon Technical Steering Committee - Interim Seniority Factor (ISF) Wales 2014-15 [513b]

pdf icon Technical Steering Committee - Interim Seniority Factor (ISF) Methodology for England and Wales GMS GPs, 2014-15 [156kb]


GP workforce and list sizes

Figures on country level workforce trends within the UK, as well as average practice list sizes and population projections. Includes a breakdown of contract types in England.

pdf icon General Practice Trends in the UK to 2013 [243kb]

Archive: Technical Steering Committee (TSC) Archive


Other reports of interest

The report below is not produced by HSCIC but may be of interest to readers of TSC reports:

Final Report of the Seventh National GP Worklife Survey

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