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Practice development

Greater support for practice managers needed, GP partnership review says

Tuesday 15th January 2019

Practice managers should receive further training and development to help ease the workload pressures on their practices, a review has suggested.
 
The GP Partnership Review, published today, put forward the suggestion as part of a series of recommendations to reinvigorate the partnership model.
 
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