Temporary GP contract changes to support COVID-19 vaccination programme

In its letter of 3 December, NHS England and NHS Improvement set out plans for an acceleration of COVID-19 vaccination following the emergence of the Omicron variant. This letter sets out further details of the actions we are taking to support GPs, primary care networks (PCNs) and their teams to progress this expansion of the vaccination programme alongside prioritisation of timely patient access to general practice services this winter.