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Primary care contracting

The primary medical care contracting arrangements enable the NHS to provide a wider range of services closer to where patients live and improve the quality of care provided. This section provides the latest legislation, policy guidance, contract documentation, implementation and support details for the four contracting routes as appropriate: General Medical Services (GMS) including 2006/07 GMS contract agreement, Personal Medical Services (PMS), PCT Medical Services (PCTMS) and Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) contracts.

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