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Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – September 2013

Posted: Sunday 13th of September 2015

Newsletter & upcoming meetings Meetings: – Managing Appointment Demand – Tuesday 15 October 7pm at Stowhealth – Locum chambers in Suffolk – to be, or not to be – 2nd October 7pm Trinity Park Newsletter: – National changes to Primary Care – Welcome to West Suffolk members – Board elections...

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Patient Satisfaction Survey – 1st Quarter 2013

Posted: Sunday 13th of September 2015

Feedback from Patients Feedback from Patients after attending Ultrasound, Cardiology, Urology & Lymphoedema Services Patient Satisfaction Survey 1st Quarter Feedback 2013.doc

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Federations one option in the Nuffield Trust/King’s Fund report on the future of primary care

Posted: Sunday 13th of September 2015

To inform the challenges facing primary care Nuffield Trust/King’s Fund, 18 July 2013   To inform the challenges facing primary care, the former Midlands and East SHA (now NHS England Midlands and East) commissioned the Nuffield Trust and The King’s Fund to undertake a review of UK and international models...

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Suffolk GP Federation Newsletter – July 2013

Posted: Sunday 13th of September 2015

Why a federation? Suffolk GP Federation is a not-for-profit Federation of 40 independent GP practices covering 360,000 patients. Udate on services Developing the Federation New staff at Federation Any ideas? Do we have your email? Newsletter – July 2013

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Royal College of General Practitioners 2020 strategy endorses GP federations

Posted: Sunday 13th of September 2015

The RCGP 2022 GPs – A Vision for General Practice contains a section on GP federations which we have reproduced below. Working in federated organisations (organised networks of teams) The general practice teams of the future will be working with groups of other practices and providers – as federated or...

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GPs join forces to preserve quality care in county

Posted: Sunday 13th of September 2015

GPs across Ipswich and east Suffolk have joined forces and decided fight together under one standard to preserve the commitment, passion and quality of Suffolk’s primary care. Why do we need to do this? You might think that since GPs are the driving force behind CCGs that general practice has...

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How we established a 40-practice federation to compete for bigger contracts

Posted: Sunday 13th of September 2015

The environment in which primary care operates has changed dramatically since the last general election. Practice contracts are now managed by NHS England and GP involvement with commissioning has passed from commissioning groups to CCGs. Powerful private sector competitors have entered the market, the BMA appears to be less influential...

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GPs form federation covering 360,000 patients

Posted: Friday 11th of September 2015

GPs from 38 practices across Ipswich and Suffolk have grouped together to form what could be the UK’s largest GP federation, in response to the Government’s NHS reforms. Since the beginning of April the practices, which cover a total of 360,000 patients, have joined forces to form the Suffolk GP...

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