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Practice development

How we got a £2.4m new surgery

Friday 24th March 2017

A shiny new GP surgery reopened after a state-of-the-art makeover. Dr Surinder Chaggar explains how he got the NHS to fund it

Practice profile:
Forum Health Centre, Coventry
16,500 list size
6 partners
3 salaried GPs
3 registrars

We applied for the money through the Primary Care Infrastructure Fund (PCIF)

Our 1990s surgery was a rabbit warren of rooms off the single claustrophobic waiting...

Thu, 23 Mar 2017
Health minister, David Mowat, who is responsible for general practice, has said that the current 7,500 GP practices in England could be compacted into just 1,500 ‘super-hubs’.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017
The Richmond General Practice Alliance (RGPA) is using new technology to provide 12-hour, seven-day care to patients in the London borough and to give its GPs the ability to provide better care in the community.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017
Dr Trisha Wildbore explains how replacing partners with physician associates has paid off.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017
Keith Taylor explains how a practice manager can ensure that taking on a new GP partner is simple and easy for the whole team.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017
Anthony Brand advises on how to develop the perfect business plan.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017
Management in Practice spoke to practice manager Sue Wilkins ahead of the merger of her two Poole practices with a combined list size of over 20,000.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017
CQC inspections are designed to identify quality in general practice, but it’s questionable whether they really focus on the stuff that matters, argues Virginia Patania.