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What is the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS) funding & how it can support your PCN?
We wanted to bring you a page on our website where we could share all things ARRS. For easy navigation and a go to for all the information that you will need.
How to manage your ARRS Provider
This blog is for you if you;
Are new to the PCN and want to increase your understanding of the services in place
Are looking to establish a monthly or quarterly review
Would like an example of what a service report could look like
A comprehensive guide to the PCN ARRS 2023/24
You may be brand new to your role in Primary Care and looking to better understand the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS). Or you may be an experienced PCN leader looking to review your employment model or on the hunt for resources to help you better understand the role, remit and value of some of your PCN team.
This blog aims to address this, and hopefully, this will be a resource you revisit and share with your team.
What is the PCN Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme?
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The Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme - If we don't use it... will we lose it?
In this blog, we will provide 5 considerations to help you manage your ARRS funding, which centre around:
1️⃣ Why networks should recruit based on the population and service needs and not simply because the money is there.
2️⃣ Paying salaries that are underpinned by a pay rise policy.
3️⃣ The importance of forecasting your workforce spend.
4️⃣ Utilising companies who can deliver services for you if you are unable to recruit.
5️⃣ Maximising funding by developing projects.
ARRS Salary Calculator
The online salary calculator will provide an indicative salary calculation to support networks in understanding their workforce costs via the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS).
The Role of the PCN First Contact Physiotherapist
A First Contact Physiotherapist is an experienced physiotherapy practitioner working within Primary Care who is qualified to assess and manage patients without a prior referral from a GP. Within general practice, FCPs, rather than GPs, can be the very first point of contact for patients requiring advice, support, and treatment of musculoskeletal issues (or concerns).