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GP partnerships will be gone in ten years, says NHS England official

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Practice Partners should stop pretending that they are the most cost-effective means of treating minor ailments If anyone can demonstrate a more cost effective method they should , wait they have tried that repeatedly for the last 12 years and each time they spend more money then they would have done if they has invested appropriately in primary care - darzi walk ins being the prime example ! So many APMS providers have handed their contracts in early because even with1.5 times GMS levels of funding they can't make it work.Shouldn't we be learning from this? People forget some of the support for health care reforms in the USA comes from some of the insurance companies who need to find a way of controlling cost. The reality is it wouldn't need much for partnerships to become attractive.There are plenty that are still doing very well its just that new trainees can't see that and don't understand anything about basic business and are being scared off.

Posted date

11 Sep 2014

Posted time

11:21pm

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