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