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Health and Social Care Act 2001

Section 17: Remuneration of General Medical Practitioners

85.Section 17 ends the requirement under section 29(4) of the 1977 Act that the remuneration paid to GPs must not, except in special circumstances, consist wholly or mainly of a salary which has no reference to the number of patients to whom the GP has undertaken to provide services under General Medical Services (“GMS”).

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