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Thinking of setting up a private GP practice?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2017 12:33:24 PM / by Daphne Robertson posted in Regulatory

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There has been much discussion in recent years about the rise of private GP practices within primary care and it is a subject we are increasingly being asked about by our clients. 

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What are the legal implications of recent changes to the SFE?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 2, 2017 3:40:49 PM / by Daphne Robertson posted in Regulatory, Health & Safety

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Most GP practices will be aware of the recent changes to the Statement of Financial Entitlements (SFE), which came into force on 1 April 2017.

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Can your patient list be ‘open but full’?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 20, 2017 3:49:09 PM / by Nils Christiansen posted in Regulatory

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From funding cuts, to an aging population and the increasing demands being placed on primary care services, GP practices face ever increasing pressure.

Balancing growing patient numbers with resource constraints can prove a challenge and may lead some practices to consider restricting the growth of their patient list.

Can such a move ever be justified and what could the potential implications be?

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