The end of general practice as we know it

By: Ben Gowland, Principal Consultant Ockham Healthcare
Published: Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 13:49 GMT

Ben Gowland, former head of Nene CCG now heading up healthcare change agency Ockham Healthcare, says general practice is in crisis, more money is needed, but the system needs a return for the extra investment.

General practice has not significantly changed in the 67 years of the NHS.  So when the ‘general practice needs to change’ brigade come around again, it is easy to understand why the majority of GPs ignore the naysayers and carry on with business as usual.

But this time things really are different.  General practice is in its own crisis, alongside, but also separate…

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