Premises

The regulations governing reimbursements for GP Premises are the NHS Premises Directions and are explained in the BMA guidance on premises costs. See also the GPC document on the future of practice premises. If you want to discuss with the LMC how these Directions apply in your practice’s situation, please contact the LMC office. The library on this site also has information about:

The Library on this site may also have relevant information about surgery inspections, and infection control and other clinical governance issues relating to premises. If you cannot find the information you want in our Library, please contact the LMC office to see if we can help further. Expert help is available regarding leases and other premises issues from one of our LMC Approved Business Consultants. If there is any further information relating to premises that you cannot find on our website, please contact the LMC office to see if we can help further.

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13604BMA - Managing your practice
Type: html, 19443, added 5 years agoInformation guidance and links on managing your Practice, Services, Premises and Staff
AuthorBMA
AudienceGPs and Practice Managers
PurposeLink to website
SynopsisInformation guidance and links on managing your Practice, Services, Premises and Staff
22264Business Case Approvals Guidance
Type: pdf, 543378, added 4 years agoCapital Investment Property
AuthorNHS England
AudienceGPs and Practice Managers in Beds and Herts
SynopsisCapital Investment Property
13612Clinical Waste Audits
Type: pdf, 25617, added 5 years agoThis note has been produced by the General Practitioners Committee, a branch of practice committee of the British Medical Association, to explain to GP practices what their responsibilities are relating to the disposal of clinical waste.
AuthorBMA
AudienceGPs and Practice Managers
SynopsisThis note has been produced by the General Practitioners Committee, a branch of practice committee of the British Medical Association, to explain to GP practices what their responsibilities are relating to the disposal of clinical waste.
13611Clinical Waste Self Audit Tool
Type: pdf, 270340, added 5 years agoThis self-audit tool has been produced by the General Practitioners Committee of the British Medical Association, with the support of the Environment Agency, and is designed to assist general medical practices in completing the pre-acceptance requirements for waste disposal. It is not intended for use by specialist units or units in hospitals that provide more complex medical care.
AuthorGPC
AudienceGPs
SynopsisThis self-audit tool has been produced by the General Practitioners Committee of the British Medical Association, with the support of the Environment Agency, and is designed to assist general medical practices in completing the pre-acceptance requirements for waste disposal. It is not intended for use by specialist units or units in hospitals that provide more complex medical care.
15436Code of Practice on the Prevention and Control of Infections
Type: html, 4405, added 4 years ago
AuthorHM Government
AudienceGPs and Practice Managers
8133Disability Discrimination Act Guidance
Type: pdf, 254874, added 6 years agoOn 1 October 2004, Part III of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 came fully into force in the UK. This section of the Act requires providers of goods, facilities and services (which includes GP practices) to make physical adjustments to their premises to enable disabled people to use their services. This applies not only to patients using the premises, but also to staff employed by practices
AuthorBMA
AudienceGPs and Practice Managers
PurposeGuidance on the physical adjucments to GP premises required under the act
SynopsisOn 1 October 2004, Part III of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 came fully into force in the UK. This section of the Act requires providers of goods, facilities and services (which includes GP practices) to make physical adjustments to their premises to enable disabled people to use their services. This applies not only to patients using the premises, but also to staff employed by practices
5366Focus on Premises Costs
Type: pdf, 111328, added 4 years agoThis guidance note gives GPs, practice staff and LMCs a brief and readable overview of the NHS General Medical Services (Premises Costs) Directions 2004
AuthorGPC
AudienceGPs, practice staff and LMCs
SynopsisThis guidance note gives GPs, practice staff and LMCs a brief and readable overview of the NHS General Medical Services (Premises Costs) Directions 2004
22204GP Premises Review Form
Type: pdf, 294578, added 4 years ago
AuthorNHS England
AudienceGPs and Practice Managers in Beds and Herts
Purpose(see also, Premises Review Letter)
15627LMC Guide to Health & Safety Certificates, Tests and Inspections
Type: pdf, 187460, added 5 years agoInformation and Guidance
AuthorBeds and Herts LMC Ltd
AudienceGPs and Practice Managers
PurposeThis guidance is also available in the Practice Admin (Health and Safety) folder
ReleasedDecember 2012
SynopsisInformation and Guidance
18386NHS Premises Costs Directions 2013
Type: html, 7597807, added 4 years agoThe National Health Service (General Medical Services Premises Costs) Directions 2013
AuthorHM Government
AudienceGPs and Practice Managers
SynopsisThe National Health Service (General Medical Services Premises Costs) Directions 2013
24974NHS Premises Directions 2004
added 3 years ago
25846Nov 2014 UPDATE on NHSPS Leases by GPC - BMA Law
Type: pdf, 538.3KB, added 3 years ago
22207Premises Review Letter
Type: pdf, 277383, added 4 years agoLetter to practices from Hertfordshire and South Midlands Area Team regarding premises inspections (see also, GP Premises Review Form)
AuthorHerts and South Midlands Area Team
AudienceGPs and Practice Managers in Beds and Herts
PurposeThis guidance is also available in the Practice Admin library folder
ReleasedDecember 2014
SynopsisLetter to practices from Hertfordshire and South Midlands Area Team regarding premises inspections (see also, GP Premises Review Form)
21088The Future of GP Practice Premises
Type: pdf, 408945, added 4 years agoGPs have traditionally been responsible for the provision of their practice premises but in recent years a number of other models have been used more often. This guidance reviews the factors driving this change and the various models of premises provision currently available, and includes case studies suggesting how common problems may be overcome.
AuthorGPC
AudienceGPs in Beds and Herts
PurposeGuidance for GPs
SynopsisGPs have traditionally been responsible for the provision of their practice premises but in recent years a number of other models have been used more often. This guidance reviews the factors driving this change and the various models of premises provision currently available, and includes case studies suggesting how common problems may be overcome.

Last reviewed on 8th December 2015 (HB)