As a consequence, you will recall that February activity levels were paid throughout April, May and June for the minor ailment service.
Many contractors welcomed this intervention - as payments were maintained at February levels throughout the initial stages of lock-down and into June - when patients and the public were warned to stay at home to protect the NHS.
Time has moved on.
Lockdown is easing and the NHS is resetting.
As a consequence, the payments are now based on actual activity again - and this is the right thing as activity levels are rising.
Please ensure you are able to provide these essential clinical interventions safely as Covid19 has not gone away.
Please ensure that you process your claims in a timely manner and retain your paperwork for audit purpose.