All GP Practices are required to declare mean net earnings (e.g Average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. This is required in the interest of the greater public accountability recognising GP pay is ultimately funded from tax paid by the public
However it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice and should not be used to form any judgement about GP earnings nor to make any comparison with any other practice.
The average pay for GPs working in Forest Health Group in the last financial year was £20,961 before tax and national insurance. This is for 3 full time GPs, 13 part time GPs and 0 locum GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.