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New report looks at the NHS payments to general practice

17 February 2015

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Figures on NHS payments to general practice providers in England have been released for the first time by the Health and Social Care Information Centre.

The report looks at NHS paymentsmade to providers of general practice services in England in order for them to deliver services.

It found that on average £136 was paid per registered patient; this amounted to more than £7.6 billion being paid to 8,060 general practice providers in the financial year of 2013/14.

Payments included in this report cover a range of costs such as premises, staffing costs and services to patients.