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

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We seem to have lost sight of the fact that the 4-5 GP/c.10k patient practice model is (was) actually very effective at managing usage. Not demand of course, that's almost impossible to manage. But when you know your patients and especially your high usage ones, you can help in ways that are just not open to the anonymous mega-practice style of medicine. Are the fabled economies of scale at best transitory and at worst a total mirage?

Posted date

20 Sep 2016

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2:09pm

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