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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 [345kb]                                           


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 feescale.

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 for GMS GPs in England and Wales 2011-12: Report [424kb] 

csv icon Final Seniority Factors for GMS GPs in England 2011-12: CSV [3kb] 

csv icon Final Seniority Factors for GMS GPs in Wales 2011-12: CSV [3kb] 

Interim seniority factors

csv icon Technical Steering Committee - Interim Seniority Factor (ISF) for England 2015-16 [514b]

csv icon Technical Steering Committee - Interim Seniority Factor (ISF) Wales 2015-16 [513b]

pdf icon Technical Steering Committee - Interim Seniority Factor (ISF) Methodology for England and Wales GMS GPs, 2015-16 [136kb]


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]

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Deprivation Analysis

A one-off piece of analysis undertaken to provide evidence on the potential link between deprivation and the ratio of GPs' expenses to earnings in England to feed any reviews of the Carr-Hill funding formula

pdf icon GP Earnings and Expenses by Deprivation Score, England 2011-12 and 2012-13: Report [440kb]

xls icon GP Earnings and Expenses by Deprivation Score, England 2011-12 and 2012-13: Annex 1 [731kb]

xls icon GP Earnings and Expenses by Deprivation Score, England 2011-12 and 2012-13: Annex 2 [293kb]


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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