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The General Medical Services contract and respiratory problems 

The General Medical Services contract and respiratory problems
The General Medical Services contract and respiratory problems

Jeannette Lynch

and Chantal Simon

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date: 25 November 2020

The General Medical Services (GMS) contract 238

The Quality and Outcomes Framework 240

COPD indicators 242

Asthma and smoking indicators 244

Additional and enhanced services 246

Although there may be some differences in process in each of the four countries of the UK, the principles of the GMS contract apply to all. A total sum for GMS services is given to each primary care organization (PCO) as part of a bigger unified budget allocation. PCOs are responsible for managing the GMS budget locally....

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