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Practices given tens of millions of pounds to support them in federating

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Managing a startup Federation through conflict of interest and NHS Contracting constraint, coupled to commissioners misunderstandings of procurement law has at best been challenging. There are all the challenges of a startup, coupled to the regulatory frameworks, and governance - before you can even start to think about the delivery of federal services (Back Office, Booking, triage and integration) to have the impacts voiced above - you have to have sustainable revenue streams on which to carry the cost of change. Federations have to be both providers and an "Inclusive Club" in the same instance - and until that challenge is understood (and all of its nuances)- we wont see the reduction in workload, the increase in income and the stability of General Practice that can only come with Primary Care at Scale

Posted date

03 Aug 2016

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2:59pm

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