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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 NHS Digital.

Archive: Technical Steering Committee (TSC) Archive


Workplan report 

pdf icon Technical Steering Committee Workplan Report 2016-17 [324kb]


UK Contract Uplift

This table shows the annual uplift applied to the GMS contract across the UK since the 2004/05 contract year.

xls icon Contract Uplift Table, 2004-05 to 2016-17 [62kb]


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 2017 [754kb]


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 2013-14: Report [517kb] 

csv icon Final Seniority Factors for GMS GPs in England 2013-14: CSV [3kb] 

csv icon Final Seniority Factors for GMS GPs in Wales 2013-14: CSV [3kb] 

Interim seniority factors

csv icon Interim Seniority Factor (ISF) for England GMS GPs 2017-18 [481b]

pdf icon Interim Seniority Factor (ISF) Methodology for England and Wales GMS GPs 2017-18 [371kb]

pdf icon Interim Seniority Factor (ISF) Methodology for Northern Ireland GMS GPs 2017-18 [201kb]


General Practice Trends in the UK

Country level general practice workforce and patient list size trends.

pdf icon General Practice Trends in the UK to 2016 [765kb]


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 NHS Digital but may be of interest to readers of TSC reports:

Final Report of the Eighth National GP Worklife Survey

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