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Guidance for those who wish to form or join a collaborative GP network, including structural options, legal structures and advantages of the different arrangements.
Guidance on the basic legal structures of collaborative GP networks in England, with principles of collaborative alliances applicable UK-wide.
Our checklist offers some important factors to consider with regards to collaboration and setting up a GP network. Includes related guidance.
Guidance for GPs on collaborative GP networks, covering the structural options, legal structures and advantages of the different arrangements.
Guidance produced by the GPC for practices actively establishing or joining a GP network, or for those who are considering GP networks.
This guidance explores the most common corporate structures used to set up a GP network. Discover the pros and cons of each legal structure.
We weigh up the advantages of GP networks, including benefits to patients, the integration of the extended primary care team, and the NHS.
Depending on geographical location and local patient need, the nature of the structure practices may choose to adopt can and will vary.
Why set up or join a GP network? Growing pressures on general practice have also given rise to some significant opportunities for collaboration.
A compilation of research policy and information from other sources, including the Royal College of General Practitioners and The King's Fund.
Some things to consider before embarking on a GP network, including aims and objectives, the distribution of resources, and the approach to services.