HSJ has collated the most comprehensive picture so far of England’s GP networks, federations and super practices.
Winner Healthier Fleetwood Primary Care Home: Resident empowerment and service integration In 2014, GP services in Fleetwood were at risk of falling over with a shortage of GPs and a high proportion of people with long-term conditions in the town, creating high demand for services. This has ...
Winner Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care Foundation Trust: Tameside and Glossop digital health service Care home residents who become unwell in Tameside and Glossop are now assessed remotely before a GP or an ambulance is called, enabling many of them to stay at home at a lower cost ...
Nigel Watson’s GP partnership review: final report is flawed and does not add much value to the discussion about the likely future of the GP partnership model, says Jessica Arnold
The development of primary care networks needs to be seen through a broader lens than general practice, involving other providers of community-based services. By Beccy Baird
Increasing the share of the NHS budget spent on primary and community “can’t wait” and should begin next year, health secretary Matt Hancock has told HSJ.