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A ‘John Lewis’ business model is revolutionising how we work

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I find some of the comments really quite depressing. But then again many partners are somewhat obsessed with partnership profits. I wouldn’t ask Des Spence to divulge what the doctors’ incomes are but I wouldn’t mind betting that they are quite sufficient to live comfortably. Sounds an interesting concept but not for everyone. I believe that there are some similarities with Sir Sam Everington’s practice in Tower Hamlets. We need to find better ways than the GP partners being all powerful. If the business begins to fail in a new model such as this, then everyone begins to lose out, not just the doctors, which should in itself motivation for everyone to work well together. We are already seeing many practices with Managing and Nursing partners; this seems to be to be an extension of that. But heaven forbid, we couldn’t let that happen could we? Evolve or die.

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26 Jan 2018

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9:14pm

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