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‘I remain a frontline GP, so I know the pressures we face’

Tuesday 19th December 2017

As NHS England’s head of primary care, Dr Arvind Madan is faced with the mammoth task of implementing the changes set out in the General Practice Forward View (GPFV).

After only two years in the role, the east London GP has made quite an impression. With experience in turning around a dozen struggling practices, he has been working hard on achieving everything set out in the GPFV.

His ambitions to build a new version of general practice partly came from the...

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