Standard General Medical Services Contract (17th September 2009)
THIS CONTRACT is made on the
(1) The Primary Care Trust whose name and address appears at Schedule
1 to this Contract (called “the PCT”) and
(2) The contractor(s) whose name(s) appear(s) at Schedule 1 to this
Contract (called “the Contractor”)
A. The PCT is a statutory body established by orders made
pursuant to section 16A of the National Health Service Act 1977.
It is the duty of the PCT to exercise its powers so as to provide
or secure the provision of primary medical services within its
B. In order to achieve this object, the PCT is empowered by the
National Health Service Act 1977, and the regulations made
there under1, to enter into a general medical services contract
with specified categories of person.
C. The Contractor falls within one of the specified categories of
D. The PCT and the Contractor wish to enter into a general medical
services contract under which the Contractor is to provide
primary medical services and other services in accordance with
the provisions of this Contract.
The National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) Regulations 2004. Please
also see the Transitional Order which, amongst other matters, sets out certain categories of