STRUCTURE: Three groups of GP practices in east and north Birmingham have been named as pathfinder consortia.
The three consortia in east and north Birmingham are:
- Birmingham Inner City Consortium, with 6 practices covering a population of 37,000;
- Equity Healthcare Consortium, with 38 practices covering a population of 199,990; and
- Forward Health Consortium, with 28 practices covering a population of 172,000
In the West Midlands there are now 22 pathfinder consortia which comprise 626 GP practices and cover a patient population of over 3.5 million.
Source: Birmingham East and North PCT