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All the latest GP Premises news and advice for GP partners and practice managers brought to you by the primary care property specialists.

89% of GP surgeries inspected are missing out on valuable income.

We can undertake a free initial assessment to ensure you aren’t getting underfunded. All we would need is a copy of the last notional rent notification letter you received.
December 13, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

What is the process of a notional rent review? And how to instigate an appeal?

The NHS/Health Board are responsible for commencing the 3-yearly review of the Notional Rent of a practice. They will instigate this process by issuing the practice with the CMR1 forms.
November 29, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

Primary Care Premises Forum 2023 – Service Charge Dispute Update

Chief Executive of NHS Property Services (NHSPS), talked about the continued development, shaping and focus of the organisation.  Of particular note was his section around ongoing service charge disputes..
November 21, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

How to switch from Cost Rent to Notional Rent

All GP Practices in the UK who provide NHS medical services, are eligible for rent reimbursement with different terms depending on whether they own the premises or not.
November 13, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

Sale and Leaseback, New Developments – an Alternative Model

Are you looking at succession planning, partner 'buyouts', seeking to potentially release equity from your premises or having discussions around a new development to meet your growing needs?
August 18, 2021/by team@airsocial

How will the Planning Reforms 2020 affect your GP practice premises

In this blog/article, we will look briefly at the changes to the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes Order) 1987, with a particular focus on GP Surgery premises.
September 1, 2020/by team@airsocial

Notional Rent Process and how to Challenge

Notional Rent is a form of reimbursement for GPs who own their GP Premises and use it for the purpose of providing approved NHS services on either a GMS or PMS basis.
August 21, 2020/by team@airsocial

BW Healthcare Surveyors see a large increase in completed notional rent challenges during lockdown!

We are seeing a real push by District Valuers (NHS Surveyors) to clear all backlogged work including notional rent appeals during the lockdown period.
June 30, 2020/by team@airsocial

How the recently released “Code of Practice for commercial property” might affect your GP Practice.

The Government has recently published the "Code of Practice for commercial property relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic".
June 26, 2020/by team@airsocial


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