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Practice notional rent could be halved by change to 'alternative use' guidance

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I have always heard from my colleagues that GPs are business people and entrepreneurs I have never seen a business which depends so much on state hand-outs-for a start any business has to provide the infrastructure building and staff after borrowing money from the bank-then they have to be competitive and prove their outcomes -but in GP land they get cost rent and then notional rent and at the end the profits goes to the senior partner and the NHS does not get any money back-if my colleagues are business like they will be more savvy and not depend on state hand out--I know some practices in my neck of woods with a list size of over 6000.00patients and only one partner who mostly does the private work with the help of some retired GPS-that is not giving a good continuity of care-perhaps the DOH should go back to the red book or blue book claims system where they are paid for the work that has been done -bring in the outcome based remuneration

Posted date

28 Apr 2014

Posted time

12:47pm

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