Bryn Morgan assesses NHS England's plan for other NHS bodies to take on the liabilities for GP practice leases.
Recently published NHS England guidance on the new GMS contract (Click here to read guidance), outlines a new blanket ban on GPs advertising and hosting private GP services from within their surgery premises. The changes mark a sea change and are potentially a major threat to a number of existing practice business models.
If you occupy NHS Property Services premises without a lease, you may have received a letter from NHS England and NHS Improvement urging you to engage with the lease regularisation programme.
f you have a private practice, you will know that the location, quality and cost of your premises are of fundamental importance to the ongoing success of the business.
Welcome to our autumn/winter 2018 edition of Hempsons’ Charities and Social Enterprise Newsbrief.
With advances in technology, more and more charities and social enterprises are reviewing their office space requirements and taking the opportunities this presents for reducing rent, rates and utility bills.
If you are a tenant of your surgery premises under a lease, it is essential you understand and manage your repairing obligations. Depending on the size, age and condition of the premises, the costs of meeting these obligations can run into the tens and sometimes hundreds of thousands of pounds – and a regular programme of maintenance can help to avoid larger claims arising at a later date.
Welcome to the Spring/Summer issue of Hempsons’ Practitioners Newsbrief. Our latest publication features articles ranging from the Five Year Forward View - next steps for primary care, GP Practice Mergers, to Lease overheads in GP Practices and reducing service charge liabilities.