Policy paper

Choice of GP Practice: Patient Choice Scheme

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Guidance for PCTs and GP practices participating in the Patient Choice Scheme on how it will operate as a pilot for one year.



This supports the new legislative framework for the agreed changes to the GMS contract for 2012/13 (and PMS/APMS equivalents) in respect of choice of GP practice. The Scheme will operate as a pilot during 2012/13.