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No practice to have fewer than 10,000 patients under radical local plans


The reasoning is that NHS London proposed that federation was the answer. This was some years ago and the question has been forgotten. But versions of federation are now the national answer to everything in general Practice. No matter what issue - mergers and federation and you see NHSE managers use terms such as 'working at scale'. Obviously trying in a rather pathetic way to draw a parallel towards 'economies of scale' found in manufacturing plants etc But the scary thing is that this is the aim of NHSE. The important thing to remember is that there is NO evidence that this improves care or reduces cost - probably does the opposite. This is an ideological mantra for NHSE

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20 Sep 2016

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