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The full story on how practices are closing in record numbers


Possible causes - 1. Unnecessary regulatory burdens - over jealous CQC visits - ruthless inspection to check if GPs have carpets or vinyl flooring, PPG membership is good enough, endless protocols/policies memorised by partners etc 2. Populist idea of - 'see an NHS GP in minutes for free' sorry babylon for this direct quote! 3. Worst workforce planning in last 20 years 4. Huge waste in the process of bidding and procuring from AQPs and not manage their contract well, top slicing easy work. 5. Endless re-organisation. The CCG is going and forming a big STP, already changed its name to HCP - health and care partnership and then what ??

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01 Jun 2019

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