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General practice is changing. An increasing number of GP practices are merging, choosing to enter into collaborative working arrangements with other practices as networks and federations.

We surveyed members and found there wasn't enough practical information and advice to help with some of the issues. We then put the top questions to a virtual panel of experts, all with a common interest in general practice being delivered at scale. 

Identifying collaboration objectives and strategy
20/12/2017

How GP practices can achieve growth with realistic business goals

How GP practices can achieve growth with realistic business goals

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Iain Murray, Managing Director of Allus Associates, explains why setting realistic development goals is key to sustainable growth. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How to define the function and structure of a new GP organisation

How to define the function and structure of a new GP organisation

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Iain Murray, Managing Director of Allus Associates, discusses how GP organisations can learn from others when creating the right model for their group. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How to create sustainable income to maintain and grow a GP organisation

How to create sustainable income to maintain and grow a GP organisation

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Iain Murray, Managing Director of Allus Associates, discusses the importance of raising capital and creating income sources for GP groups. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

Developing commercial growth strategies within healthcare organisations

Developing commercial growth strategies within healthcare organisations

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Graeme Cleland, Managing Director of Taurus Healthcare, explains how Taurus Healthcare has used scalable models to achieve growth. Click here to see the video.

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20/12/2017

How to create the right corporate structure for a GP organisation

How to create the right corporate structure for a GP organisation

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Graeme Cleland, Managing Director of Taurus Healthcare, discusses how to identify the best corporate structure for GP organisation. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How to identify funding opportunities to develop a new GP organisation

How to identify funding opportunities to develop a new GP organisation

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Graeme Cleland, Managing Director of Taurus Healthcare, discusses different models of funding and the options for new GP organisations. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How to help colleagues come together to drive change in GP organisations

How to help colleagues come together to drive change in GP organisations

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Graeme Cleland, Managing Director of Taurus Healthcare, explains the processes that help facilitate change within GP organisations. Click here for the video.

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11/10/2017

Successful organisations say the key to developing new models of care...

Successful organisations say the key to developing new models of care is a radical but realistic rethink. It’s not easy though.

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In this article, GPs and healthcare industry experts share insights on how to drive change through new models of care. Click here to read more.

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Forecasting, planning and management
20/12/2017

Staying up-to-date with changes to funding models in general practice

Staying up-to-date with changes to funding models in general practice

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses how GP practices can keep abreast of changes to funding models. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How GP practices can share resources to build sustainability

How GP practices can share resources to build sustainability

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses hub-based working and the benefits for GP practices to build sustainability. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How GP practices can secure a competitive edge delivering primary care

How GP practices can secure a competitive edge delivering primary care

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses ways GP practices can remain competitive within primary care. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

Setting realistic budgets and forecasts within GP organisations

Setting realistic budgets and forecasts within GP organisations

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Dr Tracey Vell, Chief Executive of Manchester Local Medical Committee, discusses the challenges of budget setting for GP practices. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

Promoting sustainability within GP practices by partnering with others

Promoting sustainability within GP practices by partnering with others

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Ross Clark, Partner at Hempsons, discusses how GP practices can partner with others and use the workforce to achieve sustainability. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

Understanding changes in funding models for GP organisations

Understanding changes in funding models for GP organisations

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Iain Murray, Managing Director of Allus Associates, explains how working with others can help GP groups understand changes in funding models. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How super-practice models create sustainability for GP organisations

How super-practice models create sustainability for GP organisations

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Iain Murray, Managing Director of Allus Associates, discusses how super-practice models could improve sustainability for general practices. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How to create sustainable income to maintain and grow a GP organisation

How to create sustainable income to maintain and grow a GP organisation

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Iain Murray, Managing Director of Allus Associates, discusses the importance of raising capital and creating income sources for GP groups. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

Why GP organisations must be open to change to achieve sustainability

Why GP organisations must be open to change to achieve sustainability

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Graeme Cleland, Managing Director of Taurus Healthcare, explains why GP groups must be open to change to build resilient futures. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How collaboration promotes sustainability when creating new GP organi...

How collaboration promotes sustainability when creating new GP organisations

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Dr Nav Chana, Chair of the National Association of Primary Care, discusses how groups of GP practices can promote sustainability. Click here to see the video.

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20/12/2017

How to take a collaborative approach, setting budgets for GP organisa...

How to take a collaborative approach, setting budgets for GP organisations

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Dr Nav Chana, Chair of the National Association of Primary Care, looks at the challenges of setting budgets for GP organisations. Click here to see the video.

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19/12/2017

Will new care models make GP practices more resilient?

Will new care models make GP practices more resilient?

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In this article healthcare experts explain how working at scale and setting realistic budgets can help GP groups secure a competitive advantage. Click here to read more.

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Structure of collaboration and operations
Staff and workforce considerations
20/12/2017

How to use terms and conditions to recruit healthcare professionals

How to use terms and conditions to recruit healthcare professionals

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Will Haines, Employment Law Consultant at Croner Group, explains how flexibility in terms and conditions can help to recruit professionals to GP organisations. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How to use the opportunities of being part of a GP group to recruit GPs

How to use the opportunities of being part of a GP group to recruit GPs

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Dr Riaz Jetha, a GP in a South Lewisham Group Practice, discusses how GP organisations can use the benefits of larger partnerships to attract new GPs. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How to conduct a skills audit within new GP organisations

How to conduct a skills audit within new GP organisations

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Dr Riaz Jetha, a GP in a South Lewisham Group Practice, explains how a skills audit identifies existing skills and training needs within a GP group. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

Developing the workforce in GP practices to deliver effective services

Developing the workforce in GP practices to deliver effective services

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Dr Riaz Jetha, a GP in a South Lewisham Group Practice, discusses how GP practices can develop existing resources when structuring the workforce. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How to create strong teams and a healthy culture in new GP groups

How to create strong teams and a healthy culture in new GP groups

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Dr Riaz Jetha, a GP in a South Lewisham Group Practice, offers practical tips to help build strong teams and a healthy culture within new GP organisations. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How to identify the workforce skills available in new GP organisations

How to identify the workforce skills available in new GP organisations

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Iain Murray, Managing Director of Allus Associates, explains how to use questionnaires to establish skill sets within new GP groups. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How to find common goals when creating a new GP organisation

How to find common goals when creating a new GP organisation

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Iain Murray, Managing Director of Allus Associates, explains the importance of finding a shared purpose to bring GP practices together. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How to structure the workforce to build an effective healthcare service

How to structure the workforce to build an effective healthcare service

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Graeme Cleland, Managing Director of Taurus Healthcare, discusses how new models of care influence the workforce structure across GP organisations. Click here to see the video.

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19/12/2017

Recruitment into new care models is much easier than individuals recr...

Recruitment into new care models is much easier than individuals recruiting alone

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This article explores how GP practices can create an inclusive culture to recruit GPs and attract new staff while working at scale. Click here to read more.

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Legal and regulatory considerations
20/12/2017

Resources to help GP organisations keep updated with regulatory changes

Resources to help GP organisations keep updated with regulatory changes

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Julie Price, Head of Risk Management and Education Consultancy, describes the resources available for GP groups to help keep up-to-date with regulatory changes. Click here for the video.

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20/12/2017

How Clinical Risk Self Assessments help GP organisations meet CQC sta...

How Clinical Risk Self Assessments help GP organisations meet CQC standards

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Julie Price, Head of Risk Management and Education Consultancy, discusses the tools available to help GP organisations meet regulatory and legislative standards. Click here for the video.

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