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BMA Guidance - Identification and management of patients with frailty

From 1 July 2017 the General Medical Services (GMS) contract will require practices to routinely identify moderate and severe frailty in patients aged 65 years and over. Similar requirements will be made of PMS and APMS contract holders.

Please find guidance on what practices are required to do to meet the requirements of the 2017/18 GP Contract in respect of frail patients.

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