We are responsible for administering the National Performer Lists on behalf of NHS England, to include entry and status changes to performers lists on behalf of NHS England:
Our new Performers List service launched this year, moving the performer list process from paper to online.
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In 2019, all Performers Lists moved to a new online service, and can be accessed via PCSE Online. Transformation began with Ophthalmic practitioners at the end of September, followed by GPs and Dentists at the start of December.
The new online service replaced the form paper-based NPL1, NPL2 and NPL3 forms, offering new applicants and existing performers an easy to use process to join the performers list, notify PCSE of any change in circumstances and keep their information up to date.
Our What’s Changing page will keep you up to date with the latest in our transformation programme.
For the latest information and important updates about all our services, visit the News page.
What are Performer Lists?
Any GP, optometrist or dentist offering primary care in an NHS setting is required to be registered on the National Performers List. There are three performers lists operated by NHS England – one for each profession.
The lists provide an extra layer of reassurance for the public that GPs, Dentists and Optometrists practicing in the NHS are suitably qualified, have up to date training, have appropriate English language skills and have passed other relevant checks such as with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and the NHS Litigation Authority.
We are responsible for administering the three performer lists, to include entry and status changes to performers lists on behalf of NHS England. The decision to admit or decline an applicant to the National Performers Lists is the responsibility of NHS England.
Find out more at the National Performers List website.
PCSE processes all National Performer List applications for:
Find out more about joining or updating your status at our dedicated page for the GP Performers List.
Performers Lists for Optometrists
Any National Performer List applications submitted by an Ophthalmic practitioner are dealt with by PCSE. These can include:
Discover more by visiting our page dedicated to the Ophthalmic Performers List.
We process all National Performer List applications for:
Learn more on the Dentists Performer List page.