GPs are able to bid for a share of £100m access fund, in the second wave of the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund available for improving patient access to GP services. The aim is to incentivise GP practices into opening for longer hours, for example “eight to eight on weekdays and at weekends”. Details of how to apply are supplied.
Invitation to be part of the second cohort of innovative practices improving access to patients in England. (Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund). London [Online]: NHS England, [Undated, Circa 2013 / October 2014].
This relates to:
GPs to bid for share of £100m ‘access’ fund. London [Online]: NHS England, October 29th 2014.
For a list of the First Wave of the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund Pilots see below:
About the PM Challenge Fund Pilots. London: NHS England, April / October 2014.