As GP federations have become more established, we are receiving an increasing number of enquiries about the role of the federation’s officers.
There are now a substantial number of GP Federations and it is a model of working that is widely supported by CCGs.
GP Federations are normally the coming together of a group of general practices to create a single entity that has responsibility for delivering high quality, patient-focused non list based services for the wider community.
GP federations are a way for practices to work together, with shared responsibility for delivering high quality and patient-centric services to the local community.
In our recent blog, Where will future practice income come from?, we explained how additional income is unlikely to come from your core GMS/PMS contract. As a result, many GPs are looking to supplement their income from other sources; from their CCG, from the local authority or in other ways.