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General Practice At Scale Online Learning Network

The General Practice At Scale Online Learning Network seeks to provide information and support around general practice working at scale. Read more about the Learning Network »

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The second webinar in the series will explore quality in the context of at scale organisations and will be facilitated by Dr Mike Holmes, the RCGP General Practice at Scale programme clinical champion. Register now for the webinar that will take place on Wednesday 30th August, 13:00-14:00. Read more »

The second webinar in the series will explore leadership and resilience in the context of at scale organisations and will be facilitated by Dr Rebecca Rosen, Senior Fellow at the Nuffield Trust and GP. Register now for the webinar that will take place on Wednesday 6th September, 13:00-14:00. Read more »

This webinar held on Wednesday 12th July 2017 explored the different types of contract, the ways in which GPs can participate in new models of care and some first-hand experiences from GPs working in areas where accountable care organisations are being implemented. Read more »

Organisational leads from the West Midlands region were invited to share their experiences of setting up large-scale general practice organisations at the Looking forward to an at scale future event, held in Birmingham on Monday 15 May 2017. Read more »

The Nuffield Trust has produced a range of booklets containing top tips to help new and developing networks and organisations working at scale to be effective and sustainable. This booklet outlines three actions to help improve quality of care. Read more »

The Nuffield Trust has produced a range of booklets containing top tips to help new and developing networks and organisations working at scale to be effective and sustainable. This booklet outlines five first steps to help practices form successful large-scale general practice organisations. Read more »

Recently added resources

  • Resources from GP at scale webinar 1: Options for GP participation in MCPs, 12 July 2017This webinar held on Wednesday 12th July 2017 explored the different types of contract, the ways in which GPs can participate in new models of care and some first-hand experiences from GPs working in areas where accountable care organisations are being implemented.
  • GP at Scale event case study slides (Birmingham, Monday 15 May 2017)Organisational leads from the West Midlands region were invited to share their experiences of setting up large-scale general practice organisations at the Looking forward to an at scale future event, held in Birmingham on Monday 15 May 2017.
  • Top tips for large-scale general practice: Improving qualityThe Nuffield Trust has produced a range of booklets containing top tips to help new and developing networks and organisations working at scale to be effective and sustainable. This booklet outlines three actions to help improve quality of care.
  • Top tips for large-scale general practice: Working with the wider health economyThe Nuffield Trust has produced a range of booklets containing top tips to help new and developing networks and organisations working at scale to be effective and sustainable. This booklet outlines two actions that can help large-scale general practice organisations work with other organisations in their local health economy.
  • Top tips for large-scale general practice: SustainabilityThe Nuffield Trust has produced a range of booklets containing top tips to help new and developing networks and organisations working at scale to be effective and sustainable. This booklet outlines three activities that can help practices remain sustainable in a larger group.
  • Top tips for large-scale general practice: Leadership and governanceThe Nuffield Trust has produced a range of booklets containing top tips to help new and developing networks and organisations working at scale to be effective and sustainable. This booklet outlines five first steps to help practices form successful large-scale general practice organisations.
  • Federated practices grouping together to provide a primary care access centreSW New Forest vanguard has opened a primary care access centre 8-8 seven days a week as a branch surgery of the seven practices involved. This presention explains how we are developing the model with the CCG to make it a training hub and a health and well being centre.
  • Future workforceDelivery of primary care healthcare needs to be rethought to allow for appointment times to be lengthened. This paper divides healthcare provision into different categories led by different professional groups making the most of the workforce.
  • Quality improvement for large scale general practiceAt the Large Scale General Practice event held at 30 Euston Square on 23 June, RCGP Clinical Lead for QI Dr Bill Taylor, presented on quality improvement and what this could look like for ‘at scale’ organisations. Here Bill touches upon issues such as organisational qualities needed, the potential for variation and the support available.
  • Working as a whole system: Trafford’s journey to redesign healthcareTrafford CCG has started to redesign healthcare within their borough in response to an overcomplicated system which was leading to underutilisation of services. In this article, Gina Lawrence tells us how building a new model of care is not without its complexities, but Trafford’s pioneering work is leading to an innovative, fit for purpose health and social care system.
  • TyneHealth GP Federation: thinking differently about healthcareTyneHealth is a GP Federation representing all 29 practices in North Tyneside. The organisation was founded in 2006 and became the North Tyneside GP Federation on 2014. In this case study Hugo Minney, (Chief Executive, TyneHealth) explains how the organisation operates and how it has been able to save practices and deliver what patients want.
  • Realising the benefits of large scale general practiceThe Nuffield Trust, RCGP’s programme partners for General Practice At Scale, have undertaken a piece of research to evidence the benefits of working at scale, via their network of 13 mature large scale general practice providers. In this article Stephanie Kumpunen shares some of their key findings.
  • Indemnity at scale: complex and logical, or disjointed and chaotic?Building an at scale organisation often involves expanding your workforce, and bringing in healthcare professionals who perhaps have not formed part of the traditional primary care model. Working with new team members in a new environment can present challenges when it comes to indemnity. In this article, Dr Mike Holmes talks about his experiences at Haxby Group.
  • Lessons in LeadershipThis article explores four lessons in leadership from the experiences of The Practice Group in Amersham. Philip Kelley, Head of Primary Care Partnerships, shares learning from the development of this organisation. Lessons in Leadership
  • Enabling demand led general practice – paperTo bring hope to those who believe that there is nothing we can do to return control to our GPs; that there are no solutions that work, and that the system is too big, too established, too difficult to turn around.
  • West Wakefield Health and Wellbeing LtdThis case study explores the technology being developed in West Wakefield Health and Wellbeing Ltd, a GP federation of six practices covering 65,000 people.
  • The NHS must tackle indemnity costs to unlock innovationThe Nuffield Trust's General Practice Learning Network suggests how indemnity issues could be tackled in the future.
  • Bracknell and Ascot – Transforming General PracticeThis presentation by Helen Blanchard, Programme Manager, provides an overview of the General Practice Transformation work being undertaken in Bracknell and Ascot Clinical Commissioning Group.
  • Aylesbury Vale – Transforming General PracticeThis presentation by Dr Graham Jackson, Clinical Chair and Gary Passaway, Programme Lead, provides an overview of the Primary Care Transformation work being undertaken in Aylesbury Vale Clinical Commissioning Group.
  • Windsor Ascot and Maidenhead – Transforming General PracticeThis presentation by Caroline Yeoman, Programme Lead, Karen Holmes, Project Manager and Dr Oliver Large, Clinical Lead (Care Home Project) provides an overview of the Windsor Ascot and Maidenhead (WAM) Wave Two Prime Minister’s GP Access Fund (formerly PMCF) scheme.
  • Oxfordshire – Transforming General PracticeThis presentation by Dr Stephen Smith, Dr Louise Bradbury and David Ridgeway provides an overview of Oxfordshire Wave Two Prime Minister’s GP Access Fund (formerly PMCF) scheme.
  • Slough “Steps to the Future” – Transforming General PracticeThis presentation by Dr Jim O'Donnell and Jacky Walters provides an overview of the Slough Wave One Prime Minister's Challenge Fund (PMCF) scheme.
  • Harness LtdThis case study explores the development of Harness Ltd, a federation based in Brent, London, comprising 21 member practices (Harness GP) and its provider organisation (Harness Care).
  • Modality Partnership case studyThis case study explores the development of Modality Partnership, a super-partnership of 12 member practices in Birmingham. The partnership has approximately 260 employees providing a 7 day service to 75,000 patients.
  • Tower Hamlets GP Care Group CIC case studyThis case study explores the development of the Tower Hamlets GP Care Group, a Community Interest Company (CIC), which is owned by the 37 practices grouped into eight networks, each of them owning one share.
  • Patient participation at the Haxby Group Practice in YorkThis case study explores the development of a highly successful Patient Participation Group at the Haxby Group Practice in York.
  • Promoting sign up to Clinical Practice Research Datalink in South WarwickshireThis case study describes collaborative work with a GP federation in South Warwickshire to raise research awareness and in particular encourage practices to sign up to Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD), the governmental, not-for-profit research service, jointly funded by the NHS National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
  • Wells Health and Wellbeing CentreWells City Practice and Wells Health Centre are working together to develop an integrated Health and Wellbeing Centre. The aim is to support people to take greater ownership of their health by developing a more collaborative and personalised approach to routine consultations.
  • Integrated Family Health Services Programme, Changing the Patient ExperienceThis case study outlines one Canterbury General Practice Team’s journey towards improving care for their patients by better integrating health services and improving the sustainability of their model of care.
  • Building trust in a new teamCongratulations - you've employed practice pharmacist, paramedic practitioner and nurse practitioner to work alongside the duty doctor. Welcome to the new model - you've made it!
  • Ivybridge patient groupThe development of the Ivybridge patient group shows that communities are the greatest renewable energy that we have but they do need nurturing and trusting. Talk, trust and take time to enjoy!
  • Community Education Provider Networks (CEPNs)This case study explores Community Education Provider Networks (CEPNs), a model for developing better workforce planning in order to more effectively respond to the changing needs of the workforce to drive up the quality by learning and working together.
  • Merging three practices: making a fruit salad not a smoothie!Some reflections on my experiences of having set up a new organisation and reorganised every non-GP role and blended three old teams on disparate terms and conditions, job descriptions, experience and knowledge onto one new framework.
  • Collaboration in general practice: surveys of GPs and CCGsThe RCGP and the Nuffield Trust undertook two surveys between July and November 2015 which sought to find out more about the landscape of general practice working at scale. One survey was distributed to GPs and the other to CCGs, responses have now been analysed and the results are available.
  • Nurturing a healthcare Eco-systemSome thoughts on the importance of fostering understanding and building trust to enable a healthcare Eco-system to flourish within an organisation working at scale.
  • LADMS ChambersThe Lincolnshire and District Medical Services (LADMS) Chambers is a unique and innovative locum staffing service that provides medical staff for any settings including GP Surgeries, A&E and hospital wards.
  • Equip smartphone appThe Equip smartphone app, developed by Lincolnshire and District Medical Services (LADMS), supports health professionals to raise or flag issues, enabling the back office support team to resolve them or contact an agency that can.
  • The changing face of primary care: Reading listThis useful resource published by the Nuffield Trust provides a list of documents that emerging GP provider organisations and GP pracctices working at scale may find helpful.
  • A guide to GP provider organisation terminologyThis briefing paper published by the Nuffield Trust describes the main GP provider organisation models that are emerging to enable GP practices to come together to work at scale.
  • LADMS Musculoskeletal Pain Assessment and Treatment ServiceThis innovative service provided by Lincolnshire and District Medical Services (LADMS) with musculoskeletal problems to receive care in local community settings across Lincolnshire.
  • Hull Specialist Older CareHull Specialist Older Care is a pilot initiative seeks to deliver an outreach care service for people over 75 years old, especially those with complex needs.
  • Multi disciplinary teams without walls in DudleyOver the last 18 months, Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group has been developing multi disciplinary 'teams without walls' working with our general practices to deliver improved services for our most frail and vulnerable groups of patients.
  • Innovations at Frome Medical CentreAn inability to recruit to practice-based GP positions and increasing business as usual pressure on both the clinical and non-clinical workforce prompted Frome Medical Centre to implement a number of initiatives which sought to lessen the burden on GPs and the wider primary care team.
  • Inter-partnership referrals between GP practicesOver a twelve month period practices in Northampton West instituted a system of inter-partnership referrals which allowed each practice to refer patients to GPs in other practices for dermatology, sigmoidoscopy, coil fitting and gynaecology appointments.
  • LADMS buying groupThe Lincolnshire and District Medical Services (LADMS) buying group supports dispensing doctors to bulk buy medicines in an effort to drive down costs for the GP practices across Lincolnshire.
  • LADMS Section 136 assessmentsThis case study describes how Lincolnshire and District Medical Services (LADMS) is providing GPs to undertake Section 136 assessments at a mental health unit in the Peter Hodgkinson Centre, Lincoln.
  • Cotswold Collaborative for primary care researchThis case study illustrates how a research nurse is working across a number of local rural practices in the Cotswolds to assess a significant patient population for research.
  • Medical staffing in Lincolnshire hospitalsThis case study describes how Lincolnshire and District Medical Services (LADMS) provide medical staffing to keep local hospitals in Lincolnshire open and ensure that care is provided closer to home.
  • Universal Health in LincolnshireUniversal Health in Lincolnshire is a collaborative initiative to provide patients with access to a caring, compassionate and competent network of primary care services.
  • Practice-based pharmacy service in BristolThe Practice-based pharmacy service is an innovative collaborative initiative between the Old School GP practice and the community pharmacy in Bristol.
  • Place-based systems of careThis briefing paper published by the King's Fund proposes a new approach to tackling the challenges of growing financial and service pressures at a time of rising demand.
  • Improving Access to General Practice: first evaluation reportThis report provides the findings of an evaluation into the first wave of the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund Improving Access to General Practice.
  • Making time in general practiceThis briefing paper provides recommendations for reducing workload pressures on general practice including more coordinated working between GPs and hospitals, wider use of other primary care staff, better use of technology to streamline administrative burdens, and wider system changes.
  • Responsive, safe and sustainable: Towards a new future for general practiceThis report published by the British Medical Association outlines how general practice can move towards a responsive, safe and sustainable future.
  • Eighth National GP Worklife SurveyThis report published by the Policy Research Unit in Commissioning and the Healthcare System provides the findings of the Eighth National GP Worklife Survey which explored the key issues impacting on GPs’ working lives.
  • Haxby Group Practice: adding a pharmacist to the teamIn this article published in Guidelines in Practice, Dr Michael Holmes and Sarah Woffinden respond to questions on the addition of a pharmacist to the practice team, and discuss the positive impact it has had on both patients and staff alike.
  • Do OD mobile appThis mobile app commissioned by NHS Employers has been created to enable effective culture change within the NHS and will be of interest to anyone interested in improving organisational culture.
  • Transforming General Practice: what are the levers for change?This briefing and accompanying literature review extrapolates learning from current and past use of incentives to encourage change in General Practice.
  • Choice and competition toolkit: scenarios for GPs working togetherThis toolkit published by Monitor explores scenarios to show how GPs can work together to benefit patients within the framework of rules regarding patient choice and competition.
  • GP federations: your guide to registrationThis guidance published by the Care Quality Commission will help groups of registered providers who wish to form a federation to understand their duties and responsibilities about the registration requirements.
  • Developing an integrated service in DudleyIn this video practitioners in Dudley discuss work to develop an integrated service across health and social care to deliver the right care, at the right time, in the right place.
  • Improving quality in general practice: evidence scanThis is an exhaustive compilation of research evidence around quality improvement in general practice, conveniently packaged into a readable summary.
  • Commissioning and contracting for integrated careThis briefing paper published by the King's Fund draws on the experiences of alliance and prime contracting as mechanisms utilised in various community based services to encourage collaboration among providers and support integrated care.
  • Is general practice in crisis?The briefing paper published by the Nuffield Trust provides an overview of the immediate and medium term challenges facing general practice, with a particular focus on capacity, workforce, patient satisfaction and finances.
  • Do OD TEAM toolkitThe Do OD TEAM toolkit developed by NHS Employers is designed to support effective team working and will be of interest to anyone interested in improving team development.
  • Doing OD in the NHSThis toolkit developed by NHS Employers contains a collection of resources, tools and thinking to support effective culture change within the NHS and will be of interest to anyone interested in improving organisational culture.
  • Improving general practice – a call to actionThe main purpose of NHS England's call to action is to stimulate debate in local communities, amongst GP practices, area teams, CCGs, health and wellbeing boards and other community partners, as to how best to develop general practice services.
  • Under pressure: the funding of patient care in general practiceThis report, commissioned by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), estimates the funding gap in general practice that has built up over the last few years, and how it could grow if current trends continue.
  • General and personal medical services England 2003-2013This research report published by the Health and Social Information Centre illustrates the changing demographics of the GP workforce over a ten year period.
  • Commissioning and funding general practiceThis report published by the Kings Fund describes examples of innovative models of primary care provision through four case studies in different areas of England.
  • New models of primary care: practical lessons from early implementersThis event report summarises a series of Nuffield Trust seminars that took place to discuss new and emerging models of primary care.
  • Experience-based co-design toolkitThis toolkit published by the King's Fund gives a step-by-step guide to improving patient experience of health care using a technique called experience-based co-design.
  • Clinical commissioning groups: supporting improvement in general practiceThis report provides an overview of the development of clinical commissioning groups prior to formal launch in April 2013, plus an assessment of the opportunities and challenges ahead.
  • Securing the future of general practice: New models of primary careThis report published by the Nuffield Trust and The King’s Fund examines the new GP organisations forming to allow care provision at greater scale.
  • Towards a new model of leadershipThis briefing paper published by the NHS Leadership Academy reviews the body of evidence which could contribute to a new Leadership Model for the NHS fit for current and future purpose.
  • Transforming General PracticeIn this slideshow, Dr Naresh Rati, Executive Partner, Modality Partnership, discusses a new model for transforming general practice to meet the increasing demand for primary care.
  • Developing a FederationIn this slideshow, David Pannell, Chief Executive of the Suffolk GP Federation discusses how they developed a 40 practice federation with 360,000 patients.
  • How to change practice: understand, identify and overcome barriers to changeThis guide published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence provides practical suggestions based on evidence and experience to help managers and clinicians influence changes in practice.
  • Benefits and challenges of federationsThis article published by Primary Care Commissioning sets out the pros and cons of federating some or all of the business of two practices in the South West of England.
  • The future of leadership and management in the NHS: No more heroesThis report published by the King's Fund explores leadership and management in the NHS and in particular the model of the ‘hero’ chief executive, prevalent in public service over recent years.
  • The role of leaders in high performing health systemsThis briefing paper published by the King’s Fund paper explores the role that leaders have played in high performing health systems across the globe. Although not primary care-specific, it offers an interesting insight in the role of leaders and a good reference list for further reading.
  • Improving the quality of care in general practice: key findings for GPs from an independent inquiryThis report published by the King's Fund provides the findings of an independent inquiry into the quality of general practice in England. It summarises the inquiry’s recommendations for delivering high quality primary care.
  • Building high‐quality commissioningThis report published by the King's Fund examines how external support is being used in primary care to develop more effective commissioning. It provides guidance for commissioners, policy-makers and providers of support on how to ensure best value from external support.
  • Seven steps to patient safety for primary careThis best practice guide provides a seven step framework through which primary care organisations and teams can work in order to safeguard their patients.
  • Primary Care Federations: Putting patients firstThis briefing paper published by the Royal College of General Practitioners sets out an approach to the development of primary care that will ensure its strengths are augmented, its services extended and it is fit to meet the new challenges ahead.
  • The Future Direction of General Practice: A roadmapThis roadmap published by the Royal College of General Practitioners offers a vision for a stronger and more vibrant general practice-based primary healthcare system that is patient centred, providing consistently high-quality, safe and needs-based care.
  • Health Care Assistants in General PracticeThis document published by Gwynedd Local Health Board aims to help in both the selection process and training of Health Care Assistants within general practice.
  • Clinical Governance: A practical guide for primary care teamsThis handbook aims to help doctors, practice nurses, managers and receptionists to make a start with clinical governance and to develop priorities for improving quality.
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Recently added discussions

  • GP at Scale webinar 2: Quality at Scale, 1-2pm, 30 August 2017The second webinar in the series will explore quality in the context of at scale organisations and will be facilitated by Dr Mike Holmes, the RCGP General Practice at Scale programme clinical champion. Register now for the webinar that will take place on Wednesday 30th August, 13:00-14:00.
  • GP at Scale webinar 3: Leadership and resilience of at scale organisations, 1-2pm, 6 September 2017The second webinar in the series will explore leadership and resilience in the context of at scale organisations and will be facilitated by Dr Rebecca Rosen, Senior Fellow at the Nuffield Trust and GP. Register now for the webinar that will take place on Wednesday 6th September, 13:00-14:00.
  • GP at Scale webinar 1: options for GP participation in MCPs, 1-2pm, 12 July 2017The RCGP’s GP at Scale programme is delivering a series of webinars for people who are interested in or have started the journey to working at scale. Register now for the first webinar that will cover the ways in which GPs can participate with new care models and the implications for practices.
  • RCGP – Awards for innovation in general practiceSubmissions are now open for the RCGP Bright Ideas awards. The RCGP Bright Ideas programme’s aim is to recognise and promote changes (big or small) that can make a big difference in general practice.
  • Free upcoming event in the NW, Tuesday 13th JuneThe South Cheshire and Vale Royal GP Alliance Expo federation conference is a FREE all-day event on Tuesday 13th June in Crewe. It is aimed primarily at GPs and staff on the coal face.
  • Federation to employ salaried GPsWe have commissioned a computer system so that our practices can book locum sessions online. Has anyone else experience of employing salaried GPs to act as locums in their locality?
  • Electronic requesting of pathology samples in HubsIn Sheffield we have operated extended access hubs for 18 months and are still having problems with electronic ordering of samples through ICE. We can get a view of results now, but ordering seems to be insurmountable because of the problem with the registered practice being different to the site of the Hubs where the patient is being seen (remotely registered). Has anybody succeeded with this issue and if so could you provide details of how you did it?
  • Are At Scale Organisations becoming ‘University Teaching’ OrganisationsAre there any federations that are recognised as 'University Teaching' organisations, rather than individual practices in the federation? If so where are they? If not is anyone aware of any specific barriers to this happening?
  • Thoughts on the General Practice Forward ViewThe General Practice Forward View, published in April 2016, sets out a plan, backed by a multi-billion pound investment, to stabilise and transform general practice. We are interested to know what members think about it.
  • What do you think about the learning network?Whether you have been working at scale for a while or just want to find out more, we are interested to know whether the learning network is supporting you in your journey and helping you to connect to colleagues across the country who are working in innovative ways.
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Recently added organisations

  • Bevan Group PracticeBevan Group Practice was formed in July 2016 following the merger of two long standing Widnes Practices Beaconsfield Surgery (11,600 patients) and West Bank Medical Centre (3,000 patients).
  • Westongrove PartnershipWestongrove Partnership is a three site GP Practice based in Buckinghamshire – Aston Clinton Surgery, Bedgrove Surgery & Wendover Health Centre. Our current list size is 28,400.  
  • Iceni Healthcare LtdIceni Healthcare Ltd is a Federation of 101 independent GP Practices across Norfolk and Waveney, serving nearly one million patients
  • Allus Associates LimitedWe specialise in supporting the primary care sector to deliver sustainable change through our unique advisory and programme management capability and experience.
  • ELM Alliance ( South Tees GP federation)ELM alliance is federation of all 43 practices in South Tees CCG area
  • Prescribing Support ServicesPSS is working with a number of federations, vanguards and individual practices to implement pharmacist led approaches to addressing GP workload issues. We are able to provide practice pharmacist service , support practices in delivering QIPP savings to support primary care investment, care home and integrated care service models.
  • Heartbeat AllianceA GP-based organisation that provides high quality care for local people, delivered by local clinicians, whom patients know and trust to care for them.
  • GDoc LtdGDoc Ltd is a Gloucestershire wide GP owned company that is currently managing a £4million Prime Minister’s GP Access Fund (PMCF) Wave 2 programme of service initiatives on behalf of all Gloucestershire GP practices. GDoc Ltd represents its stakeholders of all eighty practices in Gloucestershire and is supporting them in their development of clusters and the move to working at scale across localities.
  • BW Medical AccountantsGP Federation Support Services. Hosts of the GP Federation Showcase Event. Specialist Medical Accountants, Tax Experts and NHS Pension Specialists.
  • Bromley GP Alliance LtdBromley GP Alliance Ltd is a Federation of 39 practices in Bromley covering a population of approximately 300,000 patients. The Alliance was formed in March 2014 to support the sustainability of general practice in Bromley both in terms of providing back office support to practices and services. We are currently piloting hub based GP appointments that all practices can book into, to support seven day access.
  • Invicta Health CICInvicta Health CIC was founded in 2008 and is owned by 47 GP practices in East Kent.  We provide services in collaboration with our members and other NHS organisations.  We were part of PMCF wave 1 and provided 7-day working with paramedic practitioner visiting and primary care mental health around two hospital based hubs.  
  • Oxford Federation for General Practice and Primary CareOxFed is a new federation of 22 NHS GP practices that provide care for over 210,000 people who live, work or study in Oxford. The federation has been established to enable NHS GP practices and primary care teams to work together to improve the health and care of people of all ages and backgrounds who live, study or work in the Oxford locality.
  • South Warwickshire GP Federation35 GP practices across South Warwickshire, located from areas including Warwick, Leamington, Alcester, Shipston and Southam, have come together to set up the South Warwickshire GP Federation (SWGP Ltd). The federation has been established to deliver enhanced services to benefit the 270,000 patients we cover, and improve working practices for our staff.
  • Primary Care Cheshire CICPrimary Care Cheshire CIC is a GP federation that involves 34 GP practices working at scale across West Cheshire. The federation is one of 29 vanguard sites selected nationally to trail blaze the development of a Multi-Speciality Community Provider (MCP) as set out in Five Year Forward View for NHS England.
  • Southampton Primary Care LimitedSouthampton Primary Care Limited is a GP federation which involves 29 practices supporting approximately 270,000 patients.
  • South Lincolnshire GP FederationSouth Lincolnshire GP Federation is a federation of 34 GP practices working together at scale to provide enhanced services in South and South West Lincolnshire.
  • 12PointCare Ltd12PointCare is a federation of 12 North Hertfordshire NHS GP Practices. The practices have had an informal but close working relationship for a number of years. 12PointCare is a provider organisation which was conceived to allow local GPs to bid for core medical work which could otherwise be contracted out to private medical providers. However, our remit has expanded to include training, recruitment and workforce planning.
  • St. David’s SurgeryWe provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice in Haverfordwest, Wales.
  • Creffield Medical CentreCreffield Medical Centre has a patient list size of approximately 11,500. We offer a range of health care services and clinics.
  • The Spa SurgeryThe Spa Surgery has a patient list size of approximately 15,500. We offer a range of health care services and clinics.
  • GP Access LtdGP Access was founded in 2011 with the vision “to transform access to medical care”, and work with GP practices all over the UK with methods and resources to make that happen.
  • Pegasus HealthPegasus Health is a Primary Care network based in New Zealand. We support about 100+ practices as well as owning and running a 24hr surgery to support general practice in the network when they are not available, either due to being closed or are at capacity.
  • The Hurley GroupThe Hurley Group is an NHS GP Partnership that runs a number of practices and Urgent Care Centres in London. We have been providing patient-centred care since 1969, working with some of the capital’s most deprived communities.
  • BB Healthcare SolutionsBB Healthcare Solutions in Essex offer full GMS and PMS services 7 days a week 8:00-20:00, including bank holidays.
  • Sutton GP Services
  • Your Health & Wellbeing‘Your Health and Wellbeing’ is a GP provider collaboration that brings together 12 GP practices covering a population of 113,000 across the North West region of Somerset.
  • Kingston GP Chambers LtdKingston GP Chambers Ltd provides an organisational structure for freelance GPs in the NHS.
  • Southend GP Medical Practices LtdSouthend GP Medical Practices Ltd is a Federation of GP practices in Southend, currently covering 15 practices and 100,000 patients. We became a company limited by shares in September 2015.
  • Market Harborough Medical CentreMarket Harborough Medical Centre has a patient list size of approximately 24,500. We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
  • City Road Medical CentreCity Road Medical Centre has a patient list size of approximately 6,700. We offer a range of health care services and clinics.
  • East Norfolk Medical PracticeEast Norfolk Medical Practice has a patient list size of approximately 8,400. We offer a range of health care services and clinics.
  • Newham CCGNHS Newham Clinical Commissioning Group commissions a range of health services, including Secondary Care, Community and Mental Health Services for Newham residents and visitors to the Borough.
  • Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Provider ServicesShropshire, Telford and Wrekin Provider Services was established in 2013 to enable member GP practices across Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin to deliver healthcare services collaboratively.
  • South Cheshire and Vale Royal GP AlliancesSouth Cheshire and Vale Royal GP Alliances is a not for profit membership organisation with 30 GP practices as members. We are committed to practice list based General Practice and believe in reducing variability between our members and improving standards and quality of care.
  • North End Medical CentreNorth End Medical Centre puts patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do. Our website rovides specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, along with a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
  • Milman Road SurgeryThe practice is over 90 years old. It relocated to it's current site in 1976. Refurbished in 1992 and currently undergoing a further complete refurbishment, we now offer a range of healthcare services.
  • GP Health Connect LtdGP Health Connect Ltd is a limited company set up to help our local GPs work effectively together to sustain real improvements in both the care of our patients and our working lives
  • Encompass practiceThe Encompass GP surgery is one of four practices based in the Galleries Health Centre in Washington, Tyne and Wear.
  • NIHR Clinical Research Network: East MidlandsNational Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN) East Midlands regional office helps to increase the opportunities for patients to take part in clinical research, ensures that studies are carried out efficiently, and supports the Government’s Strategy for UK Life Sciences by improving the environment for commercial contract clinical research in the NHS in the East Midlands region.
  • York Medical GroupYork Medical Group has a patient list size of approximately 32,700. We offer a range of health care services and clinics.
  • Newland Health CentreNewland Health Centre is a GP practice providing cost-effective, practical, and innovative healthcare to approximately 8,900 patients living in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
  • East Cliff PracticeThe East Cliff Practice in Ramsgate, Kent, runs a Patient Participation Group to ensure that patients are involved in decisions about the range and quality of services we provide.
  • Longton Grove PracticeLongton Grove Practice is a friendly patient-centred NHS GP practice providing a caring and professional service to approximately 6,500 patients living in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset. We are proud of our good reputation for providing excellent access to services with a strong commitment to continuity of care.
  • Aspley Medical CentreAspley Medical Centre is a small GP practice based in Aspley, Nottingham. The practice has a patient list size of approximately 7,500.
  • CV HealthCV Health is a GP led healthcare services provider. It was created by two parent companies Chiltern Health and Vale Health and began operating in September 2012, when existing staff and services were transferred across from the founder organisations.
  • Tudor SurgeryTudor Surgery is a small, friendly practice that provides the highest level of medical care to approximately 4,400 patients living in Nantwich, Cheshire.
  • NHS North Manchester CCGNorth Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group involves 36 GP practices dedicated to commissioning high quality services to improve the health of its growing population of more than 189,000.
  • NHS Oxfordshire CCGNHS Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group involves 82 GP Practices working across Oxfordshire, serving approximately 670,000 people. The CCG puts clinicians, who are attuned and responsive to the health needs of the local population, at the heart of commissioning.
  • Leeds Road PracticeLeeds Road Practice is a training practice that offers placements to doctors completing their specialist training as a GP.
  • NHS Dumfries and GallowayNHS Dumfries and Galloway is the health board serving the Dumfries and Galloway region, one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland.
  • ELR GP Federation LtdELR GP Federation Ltd. involves 32 GP Practices working at scale to provide the best possible care for people living in East Leceistershire and Rutland.
  • NHS South Worcestershire CCGNHS South Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group is formed of 32 member GP practices responsible for arranging health services on behalf of people in Droitwich, Evesham, Malvern, Pershore, Tenbury and Worcester.
  • NHS Swindon CCGNHS Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group is responsible for commissioning health services for Swindon, Shrivenham and the surrounding area. Our mission is to optimise the health for the 250,000 people registered with our 26 GP practices in Swindon and Shrivenham.
  • Hywel Dda University Health BoardHywel Dda University Health Board provides healthcare services to a total population of around 372,320 throughout Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.
  • GP CareGP Care is a federation of 100 GP practices that pooled resources and created a new organisation to facilitate the shift of simple diagnostic, outpatient and ancillary services out of acute hospitals and into the community, streamlining care pathways to improve convenience for patients and deliver cost savings to NHS commissioners and tax payers.
  • Brighton and Hove Integrated Care ServiceBrighton and Hove Integrated Care Services is an innovative not-for-profit social enterprise and primary care federation, bringing together GPs, clinicians, staff and other health partners to improve services and patient care.
  • Sunderland GP AllianceSunderland GP Alliance works collaboratively at scale to facilitate the delivery of standard and complex, system based, proactive and sustainable primary care to the residents of the city.
  • Mid Kent GP AllianceMid Kent GP Alliance is a federation covering 35 practices in West Kent. We are a fairly new organisation and hope to learn from the experience of others.
  • Oxshott Medical PracticeOxshott Medical Practice serves approximately 7,000 patients living in Oxshott, Surrey.
  • TyneHealth LtdTyneHealth Limited is a GP federation representing all 29 practices in North Tyneside. Together with our GP members, we deliver improved health care in the community to over 215,000 residents, closer to patients’ homes.
  • Haresfield SurgeryHaresfield Surgery serves approximately 14,560 patients in Worcester and is part of NHS South Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group.
  • Cowplain Family PracticeCowplain Family Practice serves approximately 9,200 patients in Waterlooville. We have an active Practice Patient Participation Group (PPG) which aims to develop a positive and constructive relationship between patients, the practice, the local Clinical Commissioning Group, and the community it serves.
  • Backwell and Nailsea Medical GroupBackwell and Nailsea Medical Group is a seven partner semi-rural practice eight miles South West of Bristol. The practice looks after a patient population across two sites of approximately 13,500 patients.
  • Queenswood SurgeryQueenswood Surgery serves the Waterlooville PO7 and PO8 area. We are situated on London Road Waterlooville in a converted house which has been adapted for providing general medical services. We aim to give high quality, personal medical care working as a team within the local community.
  • The Village PracticeThe Village Practice in Thornton takes pride in offering the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare. Our team consists of five GPs, four Practice Nurses, a Health Care Assistant, District Nurses, and Health Visitors as well as our Practice Services Manager, Administration and Reception staff.
  • Vine SurgeryVine Surgery is a two practice surgery covering 12,500 patients in Street, Somerset.
  • Local Primary CareHi Mohammed, please provide a one sentence summary about Local Primary Care, Federation of GPs of Blackburn with Darwen.
  • Erewash HealthErewash Health is a GP Federation in Derbyshire that has grown from a shared vision in 2013 of all 12 practices working effectively together using the model of a provider company.
  • South Doc Services LtdSouth Doc Services Ltd is a GP Co-operative based in South Birmingham that has provided primary community and secondary care services since 1996.
  • Pennine GP AlliancePennine GP Alliance is a federation of 23 GP practices based in and around Calderdale. We are part of Calderdale Health and Social Care Economy, a multispecialty community provider vanguard site aiming to move specialist care out of hospitals into the community.
  • Harness Care Co-operativeHarness Care Co-operative is a not for profit GP provider company based in Brent, London, which serves 115,000 patients. It is part of a federation comprising 21 member practices, Harness GP, and the provider organisation, Harness Care.
  • Fieldhouse Medical GroupWe are a 6 doctor practice with a list size of approximately 14300 patients. We work from Freshney Green Primary Care Centre, a modern, purpose-built award winning building and offer our patients a wide range of services in spacious, well equipped and comfortable surroundings.
  • Bury GP FederationBury GP Federation was created to enhance the delivery of health and care services to our local population. We now have 30 of the town’s 33 General Practices in membership and therefore cover 91% of the 200,000 people of Bury.
  • NHS Thanet CCGThanet Clinical Commissioning Group are a dedicated group of healthcare professionals, working in partnership with local communities and authorities to ensure the people of Thanet receive the best possible healthcare.
  • Drake Medical AllianceDrake Medical Alliance is a federation of GP practices which aims to enhance patient care by co-operative working of 7 primary care teams comprising in excess of 35 clinicians and extended support staff, serving the health needs of 65,000 city-based patients.
  • South Manchester GP FederationSouth Manchester GP Federation is a network of all 25 South Manchester GP practices and are committed to working together effectively and delivering high quality primary care.
  • Windsor House Group PracticeWindsor House Group Practice is a large family medicine practice, across three sites in Morley, Churwell and Drighlington.
  • Healthwatch Tower HamletsHealthwatch Tower Hamlets is an independent charity giving a voice to children, young people and adults who use health and social care in Tower Hamlets.
  • The Crookes PracticeThe Crookes Practice is a well established General Practice committed to providing high quality patient centred healthcare. The practice was formed in 1983 from two former practices and has always tried to be at the leading edge of developments for patient benefits. The present list size is approximately 7800.
  • Tamar Valley Health PracticeTamar Valley Health Practice serves over 16,000 patients in a mainly rural part of south-east Cornwall, from two large purpose-built health centres in Callington and Gunnislake.
  • Health Education EnglandHealth Education England (HEE) works across England to deliver high quality education and training for a better health and healthcare workforce.
  • Alliance for Better Care (ABC) LtdAlliance for Better Care (ABC) Ltd is a Federation of 17 practices in East Surrey who formed a limited company at the end of 2014. ABC practices have a combined list size of 170,000 patients.
  • Aneurin Bevan University Health BoardAneurin Bevan University Health Board covers the areas of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport, Torfaen and South Powys. The Health Board serves an estimated population of over 639,000, approximately 21% of the total Welsh population.
  • Corbridge Medical GroupCorbridge Medical Group is a five partner GP practice providing medical services to around 6,800 patients in Corbridge, Northumberland.
  • Suffolk GP FederationSuffolk GP Federation is a not-for-profit Federation of 61 independent GP practices covering 540,000 patients.
  • NHS Salford CCGNHS Salford CCG aims to make sure that the health services it commissions meets the health needs of the local population and must keep checking that the best possible treatment and care is being provided for the people who need it.
  • North and South Essex Local Medical CommitteesNorth and South Essex Local Medical Committees is responsible for promoting the interests, aspirations and welfare of general practitioners in North and South Essex.
  • Healthy London PartnershipThe Healthy London Partnership, is a transformation programme to improve health services and deliver changes to health in the capital.
  • Primary Healthcare Darlington LtdPrimary Healthcare Darlington was established in 2014 as the local GP federation consisting of 11 GP Practices, 57 GP’s covering 107,000 registered patients in Darlington, County Durham. We have close links with Darlington Borough Council and local NHS Foundation Trusts and have the full support and backing of Darlington CCG. The formation of our company has enabled the 11 Practices to work together at scale to ensure
  • The Manchester Primary Care Partnership LtdThe Manchester Primary Care Partnership Ltd (MPCP) is a not for profit GP led federated organisation which was formed in February 2015.
  • ELM Alliance (South Tees GP Federation)ELM Alliance is the GP Federation of 43 General Practices in South Tees area. We aim to: Facilitate improvements in the quality and efficiency of General practice. Assist practices to expand or sustain services Provide services in the community that meet the needs of commissioners We do this by: Negotiating arrangements and contracts that practices can access. Making training available to support staff within General Practices. Submitting
  • Principal Medical GP FederationPML was founded in 2004 by General Practitioners with the main aim of ensuring local NHS healthcare professionals in Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire have an opportunity to bid for and provide innovative services.
  • Kernow Health CICKernow Health CIC is a strategic federation covering the whole of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (CIoS). Sixty four practices are shareholders. e are equal partners with Devon Doctors in owning our OOH Service and part of a 3-way consortium that won the contract to run our Community Services in CIoS.
  • Coventry and Rugby GP AllianceCoventry and Rugby GP Alliance first was formed 2 years ago and has been trading since May 2015. We are a limited company by share with shareholders being the majority of practices throughout Coventry and Rugby area.
  • Howbeck Healthcare LtdA company that helps GPs setup federations, provides consultancy and looks to innovate for its practices by working with IT and other providers.
  • SW Healthcare LtdSW Healthcare Ltd. is a Federation of all 32 GP Surgeries in South Worcestershire serving over 292,000 patients in the region. We are a company limited by shares and our shareholders are our own GP members, but we have the philosophy of a social enterprise given the embedded attitude of our local GPs.
  • Fleetwood Community Care LtdFormed in January 2015 Fleetwood Community Care Ltd is a federation co-owned by each of the 4 Fleetwood GP Practices, covering a combined practice population of 30,000.
  • Nimbus Care Ltd (York)Nimbus Care Ltd is a Federation of four large practices in York that have come together to deliver clinical and non-clinical services to 125,000 patients. Nimbus Care is a Multi-Practice Organisation incolving: Haxby Group, Priory Medical Group, My Health and Unity.
  • Lincolnshire and District Medical Services (LADMS)Lincolnshire and District Medical Services (LADMS) is a private limited company established in 2007 to provide medical services to the NHS. It is a federation of GPs, senior managers, hospital consultants and other health professionals.
  • 3Sixty Care Ltd3Sixty Care Ltd is a federation of 30 GP practices in Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough and East Northamptonshire covering a population of over 30,000.
  • NHS Dudley CCGDudley is a vanguard site developing a Multispecialty Community Provider model of care to support a network of integrated multidisciplinary teams working together for the benefit of their patients, taking shared responsibility with them for delivering better health and wellbeing.
  • Exeter Primary CareExeter Primary Care has the support of all 16 PMS practices in Exeter who comprise the membership of this company limited by shares. Exeter Primary Care (EPC) is moving towards working at scale and is liaising with other local organisations to adapt to the models of care required for future sustainability. Exeter Primary Care is also working collaboratively alongside the other GP provider organisations in Devon to negotiate together on a larger scale when necessary.
  • Beacon Medical GroupBeacon Medical Group is a partnership combining three existing and respected practices in the Plymouth and South Hams area: Ivybridge Medical Practice, Plym River Practice and the Ridgeway Practice. Beacon comprises 24 GPs and serves 33,000 patients.
  • Nuffield TrustThe Nuffield Trust is an independent health charity that aims to improve the quality of health care in the UK by providing evidence-based research and policy analysis and informing and generating debate. Our programme of research into the future of general practice and primary care is tracking the development, activities and impact of large-scale general practice organisations.
  • Royal College of General PractitionersThe RCGP's General Practice At Scale programme aims to obtain a better understanding of the formation of networks of practices and to support practices in scaling up into larger general practice organisations.
  • Haxby GroupHaxby Group is a 'super-partnership' covering 50,000 patients across the cities on York and Hull. It delivers care through 2 GMS partnerships and and an APMS contract run by Haxby Business Group Ltd - a company formed by the partners of Haxby Group for the purpose of bidding for an APMS contract.
  • Modality PartnershipModality Partnership is a local GP partnership which operates from 15 practice sites across Birmingham and Sandwell and serves a registered population of 70,000 patients.
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  • Peter CarneI am a full time GP working in the Stockport area. I am a Locality Lead for Cheadle & Bramhall (about a quarter of Stockport) and a Neighbourhood Lead for my area (about half the locality). I am interested in how GP at scale will work.
  • Rahul KeithGP Partner at Lancaster Medical Practice. Chair of North Lancashire Medical Services (GP Federation). Clinical Director of GP Development for Bay Health and Care Partners (Morecambe Bay Accountable Care System).
  • John MatthewsGP Partner and CCG Clinical Chair Practice is planning to merge with neighbour and move into new premises. Practice is member of GP Federation CCG and Federation are working together to develop locality hubs
  • Vish RatnasuriyaI am a GP partner at Lordswood House Medical Practice in Harborne and Chair of the Our Health Partnership (OHP), a GP partnership of 39 practices with 45 surgeries. I am also a clinical lead for the RCGP supporting the General Practice At Scale programme and the Online Learning Network.
  • martin allenGP Partner in a small urban practice in Birmingham. Trying to make sense of working at scale without losing patient responsiveness and bankrupting ourselves. Would like to see how it could work but local partner organisations a complex choice.
  • simon mitchell
  • Manda CopageI work for NHS England and I am the lead for the National Performers List, this includes the management of concerns of GPs, dentists and Opthalmic Practitioners included on the List.  I am also the Primary Care Senior Advisor for the National Clinical Assessment Service, a sub division of NHS Resolution.  NCAS provides independant advice and support to NHS organisations in respect of doctors, dentists and pharmacists
  • Sarah HuddlestonI am a GP Partner and Board member of the Beacon Medical Group.
  • Diane HanshawI am Practice Director at a large, busy training practice in Halton. I am also a Governing Body member for Halton CCG. My third role is Interim Director on the Board of our local federation GP Health Connect Ltd.
  • Anne ConnollyI am a GPSI gynae working in a GP practice in Bradford which delivers health care to asylum seekers, refugees, homeless and sex workers. I am a board member of Bradford City CCG with a remit for women’s healthcare and maternity. I am the Chair of the Primary Care Women’s Health Forum and FSRH Vice President (membership). I have recently been appointed as the RCGP Clinical Champion
  • Barbara Rushtona pilot area commissioning MCP contract
  • Anand ChitnisI am the Chair and Clinical Lead at NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group.
  • Janet Kearney
  • Sarah WalkerWestongrove Partnership is a three site GP Practice in Buckinghamshire with a current list size of 28,400.  
  • Gwyn EliasGP at Rawdon Surgery and Clinical Lead at Leeds West CCG. I am interested in sustainable General Practice and New Models of Care.
  • Emma ReinholdI work as a freelance locum across Hampshire and Wiltshire. I have represented sessional GPs on the Hampshire and Isle of Wight LMC for the past three years.
  • Gurpinder Singh BaidwanI am a Birmingham-based GP with an unhealthy interest in New Care Models and organisational change. I am a student on the MSc Healthcare Management and Policy programme. I have recently joined the Modality Partnership, a superpartnership MCP model.
  • Michael MulhollandI am a GP Partner at Princes Risborough Surgery, part of Wellington House Practice in Buckinghamshire. I am also an RCGP Ambassador and a clinical lead supporting the General Practice At Scale programme and the Online Learning Network.
  • Tawhid JunejaI set up Primary Care People in 2013 with the aim of helping to transform UK healthcare by ensuring that the NHS has enough GPs and highly skilled healthcare practitioners to cope with limited budgets and the needs of a growing and ageing population.   I was the Founding Member of a Secondary Care Recruitment business, where I successfully exited in 2012. This allowed me to dedicate
  • simon johnsonPatient Direct is part of Multimedia International and for 16 years have supplied digital health & wellbeing TV networks all over the world. Installing into Hospitals, GP Surgeries and Health Centres and have over 2000 sites in the UK, Ireland , Canada, Australia and America. We have a model specifically for Hospital Trusts, CCG’s & Surgeries. This gives you your own fully interactive & branded TV network to communicate &
  • Tom O’SullivanMy recent experience in industry has allowed me to develop a number of highly relevant and transferable skills when it comes to delivering success within Healthcare Leadership.  Combined with my wider experience of leadership, strategic planning and brand management, I am well positioned to develop and implement the key success factors that form strategic objectives in General Practice.   My Key Skills… I thrive on change I
  • Rachel MorrisI am a GP, Executive and Team Coach and Co-Presenter on the Red Whale Lead. Manage.Thrive! Leadership Course for GPs. I work with Red Whale to bring tailored Leadership and Management Training and Development for GPs. We are able to provide a bespoke support package of training and practice team development for GP Resilience and Working at Scale
  • Mike ClowesI am the Islington I:HUB Lead at Islington GP Federation. I:HUB is a service run by Islington GPs that offers future and on the day routine GP and nurse appointments every weekday evening and all day on weekends and bank holidays.
  • Sarah LaingI am currently working within Primary Care offering dedicated director level support to all practices across Walsall. The main objective of this support is to facilitate Primary Care working at scale in order to deliver new ways of working and to create a united GP voice across the local health economy.
  • Paul MyresI work as clinical lead for a Hub based in Public Heath Wales which supports the development of Primary Care Clusters in Wales focusing on leadership, skills development and transformation of primary and community care services. I was chair of RCGPWales and now chair the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in Wales. I have an interest in quality of Care and governance. I have recently left clinical
  • Ian RitchieGP Principal and executive director of Board of SW GP Federation
  • Iain MurrayWe specialise in supporting the primary care sector to deliver sustainable change through our unique advisory and programme management capability and experience.
  • Rachel HindeSupporting delivery of the General Practice Development Programme.  Working with federations, LMCs, practices, CCGs and others for sustainable general practice
  • Jane AyresI am a practice pharmacist employed by two practices within Southport and Formby and I am on the board of directors of Southport and Formby Health Ltd. My role within the federation is Contracts Director.
  • Stephen ClayI am a GP at the Cottage Surgery in Loughborough.
  • Justin JohnsonI have been working for Vernova Healthcare CIC since we established it as a vehicle for joint working between the 6 Macclesfield GP practices in 2007. Since 2013 Vernova has been owned by all 22 GP practices in Eastern Cheshire and now provides a range of out of hospital diagnostic and treatment services. We recently became the main provider of NHS dermatology and skin cancer services in Eastern Cheshire. Prior
  • Janet PearceProject manager working within the Patient Choice Team in the Personalisation and Choice Unit within NHS England.
  • Nicholas HarveyI am the Chair of South Downs Heal and Care Ltd. A federation formed of all 19 GMS practices of Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford. The main objective of South Downs Health and Care Limited (SDHC Ltd) is to unite GPs to strengthen and sustain the funding and delivery of health and social care. SDHC Ltd will offer a powerful voice and economies of scale for its shareholders
  • Mo NazirI am Chief Executive of ELM Alliance ( South Tees GP federation) . The federation is currently delivering a range of primary care based services and supports all 43 practices within South Tees CCG area
  • George OgdenI have been a GP in Bolton for 18 years, before that I served in Royal Navy as submariner medic. I am a GP trainer and was involved in PBC and was an urgent care lead at start of CCGs.
  • Sarah HenleyI am the Head of Primary Care at Coastal West Sussex CCG. Coastal West Sussex CCG has recently taken on delegated responsibility for commissioning of GP Practices. The CCG involves 49 GP practices and serves approximately 482,000 people. We are responsible for about 60% of the local NHS budget and commission local health services including mental health care, urgent and emergency care, elective hospital services, and community care.
  • Jonathan SalterI am 57 years old and work part time in a rural dispensing practice in West Worcestershire. I work one day a week as Clinical Lead and NED of SW Healthcare, a Federation of South Worcester practices covering 300,000 patients. I am particularly interested in Acute care and the various interfaces involved including the poor 111 system.
  • Angela McClintockA Practice manager of a large teaching practice in Gateshead and passionate about engaging the team to deliver innovation and service development. I am actively involved in local ‘at scale’ projects including PMAF, Care Navigation and the Gateshead Care Partnership. I am also a Board member of our federation Gateshead Community Based Care.  
  • John HarrisonGP in Brackley South Northants, Trainer, Occupational health physician, GP endoscopist at The John Radcliffe Hospital, Director of pharmacy and ocupational health organisations, Founder and Chair of PML which is the federation vehicle for the majority of practices in Oxfordshire , and all in Daventry and south northants. Understood to be the 4th largest federation we provide a range of services that can be seen on our website.
  • Alex WhitfieldI am the Chief Operating Officer at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Iain MurrayManaging director of Heartbeat Alliance
  • Janet EllisI am Assistant Area Director Primary Care at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in Wales.
  • Rob HenchyGP Access Fund Project Manager for the Greater Peterborough scheme (wave 2). Now working for Greater Peterborough Network, the GP federation set up to deliver extended hours access. Interested in learning what other GP Networks/ federations are focussing on and how are they are developing or have developed to deliver primary care at scale.
  • Vee ScottI am the Business Manager of GDoc Ltd. I joined the health service from private industry in 2002 and have since worked right across the NHS at a senior level. This has included national strategic roles, acute roles, mental health roles and commissioning. I am currently working for GDoc in supporting our practices with their federation work and in delivering primary care services funded by the Prime Minister’s
  • Gary HowsamI am the GP Chair and Chief Clinical Officer of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG. Population 963K. I was (until earlier this year) the Clinical Lead and a director of ‘Greater Peterborough Network Ltd’, a 29 practice federation covering about 250K patients in and around the Peterborough area. The network was established to deliver a wave 2 Prime Ministers Access Fund Bid. As the CCG Chair I
  • Dennis WilkesI am currently the Assistant Director of Public Health in Birmingham with responsibility for Population Health and Care. My background is in General Practice and mental health services. The synthesis of this expertise means that I am committed to principles of equity (service or intervention according to need), quality (evidence of benefit), and in a place that is appropriate (community or special place according to need).  
  • Alison OliverAlison is an experienced solicitor specialising in advising GPs and other healthcare practitioners. She has assisted in the legal set-up of numerous federations around the country and continues to advise them on the range of contractual and other legal issues affecting them in their day-to-day work. She also assists with GP practice partnership agreements, disputes and mergers.
  • Keith TaylorGP Federation Support and specialist medical accountancy services delivered throughout England.
  • Stephen O’HanlonCommunications and Engagement Service Partner for Primary Care, Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit.
  • Alan GwynnI am a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire and the South Cots Commissioning Lead. I have a background in Public Health Medicine. I have led on several projects for the locality and county. I am currently working with a team from Gloucestershire CCG on a frailty scheme for the locality which we hope will be the kernel that we can build an MCP around. I am especially interested
  • Sasu AlohanI am a Programme Officer Manager at the Royal College of General Practitioners supporting the RCGP General Practice At Scale programme.
  • Nicholas HicksI’m a GP by background and a Fellow of the RCGP.  As a young doctor I was shocked at variations in the quality and access to care.  I learnt relatively early on that the quality of the organisation and system in which care is delivered is a major determinant of quality and effectiveness of care.  That led to most of my career being about understanding how to make
  • Tom RatcliffeGP Partner at Holycroft Surgery, Keighley, West Yorkshire. We are a member of a local GP Federation and exploring closer working with neighbouring practices. I am a founder member of the General Practice at the Deep End Yorkshire and Humber movement – a network for primary care professionals working in deprived areas – and GP Tutor for Curriculum at Health Education England (Yorkshire and Humber).
  • Roger MorganI am an experienced specialist medical accountant looking after many GP Practices and Federations from our base in North Dorset.
  • simon ormerodI am a GP principal and GP trainer at Handsworth Medical Practice Highams Park London E4 9PD. I am a trustee of FedNet  Limited Waltham Forest a provider federation operating from three service hubs in Waltham Forest North East London. I have been appointed as an RCGP regional ambassdor to the NE London STP footprint.
  • Carolyn Doughty
  • Haydn MayoSenior Partner in 15,000 patient suburban practice in north Cardiff. Cluster lead for the 11 practices in Cardiff north. Keenly considering federation models with a number of colleagues from across Cardiff. Continued optimism for the future though with increasing concern about the sustainability of General Practice in Wales … and the UK.
  • Jill MitchellI’m deputy chief executive of Gateshead Community Based Care, a community provider organisation based in the North East.  We deliver a range of NHS contracts and support ‘at scale’ solutions for the 31 Gateshead GP practices.
  • Carol MuntHer passion for patient empowerment and involvement is infectious; she is an inspiring public speaker
  • Karen Gibson-HylandsI am a Quality Manager at Health Education England, working across Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
  • Claire ClarkeI am a GP Partner and Trainer interested in learning more about how Federations and working at scale can help to energise practice, improve services for patients and secure a thriving, sustainable primary care environment.
  • John O’KellyGeneral Practitioner in Aberfoyle Medical Practice, Derry. I am presently Chair of RCGP Northern Ireland.
  • Clare RossI am the Chief Operating Officer of Bromley Gp Alliance. I have experience across primary care having worked as a Practice Business Manager and in CCG’s as Head of Primary Care and Service Redesign
  • Nick MerrifieldI am a GP and am on the board of Kingston GP Chambers Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames’ GP Federation. We formed in 2010 and started providing community services in 2011 initially providing ophthalmology and diabetes services. We now also provide urology, dermatology and vasectomy, urgent care, dementia and GP Referral Management. We host a Community Education Provider Network (CEPN) and have a number of other projects in development.
  • Jessica AbdillaI am a Practice Manager at Reliance Health.
  • Helen ShuteI am the Chief Executive Officer at the Oxford Federation for General Practice and Primary Care.
  • Nigel FraserI am the chair and joint founder of Taurus Healthcare, the GP federation owned by all 24 practices in Hereford.  I am a GP partner in a busy city GP practice in Hereford city and also chair the LMC. My interests lie in developing the provider role of primary care and in service improvement through better integration of services and through more sensible use of resources.
  • Simon BradleyI am a GP at Concord Medical Centre Bristol-14,000 list PMS practice: lead practice Productive General Practice. Founder of GP Care (UK) Ltd-100 practices 1,000,000 patients. On Exec One Care PMCF Project. Lead GP South Gloucestershire Provider Group for BNSSG STP Footprint. Interests innovation in Primary Care and IT. Concord Medical Centre-RCGP QPA  and CQC “Outstanding”  and a teaching, training and research practice. GP Care one of the
  • Timothy FoxFormed in 2006, Central London Healthcare (CLH) is a community interest company which is owned and run by local primary care clinicians as a not for profit company. CLH provides clinical and non-clinical NHS services.
  • Hilary SnowdonI’m Hilary Snowdon and I’m Development Manager for the recently formed Durham GP Federation (Central Durham GP Providers Limited) which represents the 10 practices in Central Durham covering 104,000 patients.
  • Timothy ReedI’ve been a GP in Suffolk for over twenty five years both as a partner and now as a salaried doctor in three very different GP practices My passion is the development of primary care and how practices can best collaborate for the benefit of patients, GPs and our primary & community care professional colleagues. I’ve had the good fortune to have been involved in many innovative projects
  • Karen ForshawI am a GP in Doncaster and Doncaster's TARGET Tutor organising GP education. I also work for the CCG looking at our primary care workforce strategy.
  • Yvonne SawbridgeI am a nurse by profession and now work as a senior fellow in the Health Services Management Centre at the University of Birmingham.
  • Tim AbbottI am the Managing Director of DOCC-NHS (an Open Health Company). We are passionate about supporting the delivery of efficiencies, improvements in patient care, operational management and performance through innovative applications for the NHS.
  • Imran YounisPrescribing Support Services which was was founded in 2000 and has worked with GP practices over the last 15 years to provide practice based pharmacist services.
  • Sandra ConnollyI am Practice Manager at Beckett House Practice and also Chair of North Lambeth Practices Ltd, a GP federation that involves 12 GP practices working at scale to improve health care for the residents of North Lambeth.
  • Kevin HaggertyI am a GP at Longton Grove Practice, a friendly patient-centred NHS GP practice providing a caring and professional service to approximately 6,500 patients living in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset.
  • Mark WhitakerI am the Practice manager at Newland Health Centre in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. The practice provides cost-effective, practical, and innovative healthcare to approximately 8,900 patients.
  • Jonathan GregsonI am the Chair of Primary Care Cheshire CIC, a GP federation that involves 34 GP practices working at scale across West Cheshire. The federation is one of 29 vanguard sites selected nationally to trail blaze the development of a Multi-Speciality Community Provider (MCP) as set out in Five Year Forward View for NHS England.
  • Julie MugarzaI am Assistant Research Delivery Manager at the NIHR Clinical Research Network North West Coast, which is hosted by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • Jo HurdI am Clinical Director at the Portsdown Group Practice and Board Director at Portsmouth Primary Care Alliance Ltd. I am a determined, enthusiastic individual committed to improving patient care. I have a keen interest in leadership, integration and transformational change.
  • Tim KimberI am the Clinical lead for primary care at Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group, which is responsible for commissioning of health care services for people living in Coastal West Sussex. The CCG involves 52 GP practices and serves approximately 482,000 people.
  • Michele DavisonI am a GP at North End Medical Centre in West Kensington, London, which has a patient list size of approximately 18,500. I meet with the Patient Participation Group for our Practice and am interested in fostering this important source of input to help develop the Practice to meet the needs of our local population.
  • Jonathan KnightsI am a Managing Partner at East Norfolk Medical Practice in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. The practice has a patient list size of approximately 8,400.
  • Phil ChapmanI am General Manager at Kingston GP Chambers Ltd, which provides an organisational structure for freelance GPs in the NHS.
  • Elsa BrownI am Primary Care Development Manager with NHS England supporting PM GP Access Fund schemes and the Clinical Pharmacists in General Practice Pilot in South Central.
  • Majid AkramI am a Clinical Director at South Lincolnshire GP Federation, a federation of 34 GP practices working together at scale to provide enhanced services in South and South West Lincolnshire. This local alliance of practices will ensure that the needs of patients are at the heart of everything we do.
  • Sally MackinnonI am a Programme Director at NHS Camden Clinical Commissioning Group, which is responsible for commissioning local healthcare services on behalf of the people of Camden. The CCG involves 39 member GP practices and serves a population of approximately 225,000 people.
  • Jonathan HarteI am a GP Partner at Aspley Medical Centre, a small GP practice based in Aspley, Nottingham. The practice has a patient list size of approximately 7,500.
  • Martin ThorntonI am a Director at CV Health a GP led healthcare services provider that serves the patient population of Buckinghamshire GP practices and Thame practices in Oxfordshire.
  • Chris LeyI am the Network Director for the Tower Hamlets GP Care Group, a GP federation led by local GPs that provides innovative high quality, responsive and accessible health services to the people living in Tower Hamlets.
  • Keith MaloneI am a GP at Tudor Surgery, a small, friendly practice that provides the highest level of medical care to approximately 4,400 patients living in Nantwich, Cheshire.
  • Helen RoseI am the Federation Manager at North Charnwood Federation, a GP federation which supports people living in North Charnwood, West Leicestershire.
  • Pamela CribbI am a GP at Bellevue Group Practice in Newport, Wales. We offer a range of health care services and clinics. We also offer online services to enable patients to book appointments and order repeat prescriptions.
  • Nicola SmithI am a GP at Parkside Medical Centre in Bletchley. We have a practice list size of approximately 10,500 patients.
  • Ravali GoriparthiI am the GP Principle and Clinical Director for Barking and Dagenham Clinical Commissioning Group, based at Tulasi Medical Centre in Dagenham.
  • Michelle WattsI am Associate Medical Director at NHS Tayside, one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland that provides healthcare services in the Angus, City of Dundee and Perth and Kinross areas.
  • Sue PartonI am a Managing partner at Worthing Medical Group, which recently merged with a neighbouring GP practice, Heene Road Surgery. We are now one large practice, operating over 2 separate sites and caring for around 20,000 patients.
  • Liz VickerstaffI am currently a Programme Lead at NHS England and was previously Quality Lead at Yorkshire and Humber Commissioning Support with remit for patient safety and experience.
  • Jennifer SkillenI am the Patient Participation Group Chair for Romney House Surgery in Tetbury, Gloucestershire. We have a practice list size of approximately 7,900 patients.
  • Robert HOUGHTONI am a GP GP Principle at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group, which involves 106 GP practices across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and parts of Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire.
  • Santosh GholkarI am the Workforce lead for North Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group, which involves 36 GP practices dedicated to commissioning high quality services to improve the health of its growing population of more than 189,000.
  • Teik GohI am the Medical Director at ELM Alliance, the South Tees GP Federation of 43 General Practices covering 290,000 patients across Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland. We facilitate improvements in the quality, efficiency and sustainability of our member practices.
  • Rosie RoweI am Head of Provider Development for Out of Hospital Care at NHS Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group, which involves 82 GP Practices working across Oxfordshire, serving approximately 670,000 people.
  • Helen MerryweatherI am a Senior Project Officer at the Royal College of General Practitioners supporting the Continuing Professional Development Programme.
  • Julia GraceI am a Senior Strategic Account Manager within the New Care Models Team at NHS England. Through the new care models programme, complete redesign of whole health and care systems are being considered.
  • Jennifer GoughI am the Practice Manager for Dr Khokher and Partners at Goldington Medical Centre in Bedford. We have a practice list size of approximately 8,500 patients.
  • Jenny KirkwoodI am a GP at West Meads Surgery in Bognor Regis. We have a practice list size of approximately 7,600 patients. In addition to general medical services we offer a range of specialist clinics and services.
  • Simon AnnissI am a GP at the Central Surgery in Oadby, Leicester. We have a practice list size of approximately 8,750 patients.
  • Majid AkramI am a GP at the Deepings Practice in Peterborough. We have a practice list size of approximately 23,400 patients.
  • Ola OgunnugaI am a sessional GP at Martello Medical Practice in Romney Marsh, a sparsely populated area in the South East of England.
  • Peter BanksI am a GP at Leeds Road Practice which serves approximately 13,500 patients in Harrogate. As a training practice we offer placements to doctors completing their specialist training as a GP.
  • Steven MaungI am a GP at Bilbrook Medical Centre based in the semi-rural community of Bilbrook, adjacent to Codsall, about 3 miles outside the city of Wolverhampton. The practice list size is approximately 7,600 with a greater proportion of over 65s than the national average.
  • Jonathan CumminsI am the Delivery Lead for Practice Support Services (PSS) Nottinghamshire Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nottinghamshire Local Medical Committee Ltd, established in 2008 to ensure that income from non levy related activities did not compromise Nottinghamshire LMC Ltd’s ‘non profit making’ status.
  • Neil KellyI am a Clinical Lead at NHS Dumfries and Galloway, the health board serving the Dumfries and Galloway region, one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland.
  • Terry HugginsI am Associate Director at Shared Service Architects, a teaching company spun-out from key research work at Canterbury Christ Church University into the skills and knowledge required by leaders and senior managers to be successful in shared service working.
  • Sara DewI am GP principal at the Village Surgery in Derby, which is proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.
  • Joe McCreaI am the Communications Lead at ELR GP Federation Ltd, a federation that involves 32 GP Practices working at scale to provide the best possible care for people living in East Leceistershire and Rutland.
  • Tejinder LyallI am a GP at Coventry University Medical Centre, which has a long-standing link with Coventry University, holding surgeries for students on Campus.
  • Peter DaviesI am a Retired GP Prinicipal and previously worked at Tudor Gate Surgery in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire.
  • Nina BirtI am a Senior Manager at Attain, an independent provider of support services that works in partnership with health and social care organisations to transform and continually improve the planning, design and delivery of services.
  • Prakash ChatlaniI am a GP at Roundwood Park Medical Centre in London.
  • Paul TrevethickI am the Interim Chief Executive Officer at Islington GP Federation. I have an extensive career in the NHS spanning clinical and managerial fields, adapting to multiple changes in policy and environment, but at all times, maintaining a focus on patient centered delivery.
  • William UglowI am Assistant Director of Localities at NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group, which aims to deliver better care, more locally, within budget, through transformation.
  • Julie HughesI am Primary Care Lead at NHS East Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group, a group of 18 GP Practices working across the Burton upon Trent and Uttoxeter area, serving a population of 135,000.
  • William ZermanskyI am a Partner at Highgate Group Practice and founded Haringey Health Connected, a federation of 13 practices in West Haringey. I also founded WISH Health to connect the primary health system to the local secondary care organisation.
  • Lynda DandoI am Associate Director of Primary Care Development at NHS South Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, which is formed of 32 member GP practices responsible for arranging health services on behalf of local patients.
  • Yvonne ElliottI am Deputy Chief Executive at City Health Care Partnership CIC, an independent "for better profit" co-owned business providing a wide range of health and care services to over a half a million local people in Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire and Knowsley, Merseyside.
  • Jo HarveyI am the Operations Lead at BB Healthcare Solutions in Essex. We offer full GMS and PMS services 7 days a week 8:00-20:00, including bank holidays.
  • Kate LiddingtonI am Associate Director for Primary Care at NHS Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group, which is responsible for commissioning health services for Swindon, Shrivenham and the surrounding area.
  • Donna ChapmanI am a Locality Support Manager at NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group, which is responsible for commissioning healthcare services for people living in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
  • Rachael KingI am the Director of Commissioning at NHS West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group, which is resposible for commissioning and enabling the delivery of high quality patient centred healthcare in West Hampshire.
  • Gordon WraggI am a Primary Care Manager and Service Improvement lead at Hywel Dda University Health Board in Wales. The Health Boardprovides healthcare services to a total population of around 372,320 throughout Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.
  • Phil YatesI am Chair of GP Care, an innovative provider of high quality healthcare services to both NHS and Private patients, from a wide network of convenient community settings across the UK.
  • Liz SandersonI am a Strategy and Assurance Support Officer at NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group, which is responsible for commissioning healthcare services for patients across the Vale of York.
  • Nicola TurnerI am a GP at the Hall Practice based at the Calcot Medical Centre in Chalfont St Peter. I am also an examiner for the Royal College of General Practitioners and trainer of future GPs.
  • Ingrid JonesI work for two Federations, North Charnwood Federation and South Charnwood Federation. My role is Federation Delivery Manager
  • Matthew Hunt6 session GP in semi-rural practice and still enjoying it.  New to Federations and like the idea.  Had VTS and 10 years in partnership in Swindon.  Then took MSc in General Practice and moved here in 1999 to combine practice with undergraduate teaching.  Seeking to maintain traditional family medicine but in new ways.
  • Jonathan CopeI am a GP at Beacon Medical Group, a partnership of four practices in the Plymouth and South Hams area that comprises 24 GPs and serves 33,000 patients.
  • Nikki DunlopI am the Commissioning Lead for Primary Care at NHS Hull Clinical Commissining Group, which has responsibility for the commissioning of health services to meet the reasonable needs of the people of Hull.
  • Shiona AldridgeI am an Evidence Analyst at Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit, an organisation with a unique geographical reach and experience in serving diverse urban and rural populations and facing a range of commissioning challenges.
  • Payam TorabiI am a GP and Population Health Improvement Fellow at NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which is made up of all 44 GP surgeries in the local area.
  • Rachel GilbertI am a GP Partner at Meadowside Medical Practice in Lancaster. The practice is located close to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and University of Cumbria.
  • Elizabeth DeasyI am the Chief Executive Officer at Exeter Primary Care Ltd, a GP Confederation comprising 16 practices across Exeter that operates as a social enterprise company, owned by its members with any surplus to be invested directly back into local primary care services.
  • Emma GreenI am the Medical Director at Exeter Primary Care Ltd, a GP Confederation comprising 16 practices across Exeter that operates as a social enterprise company, owned by its members with any surplus to be invested directly back into local primary care services.
  • Jane YeomansI am the Senior Commissioning Manager at Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group which brings together the combined expertise of 56 local GP practices to commission health services on behalf of over 525,000 patients in southern Derbyshire.
  • Alison RounceI am a Managing Partner at Church Walk Surgery in Nottingham. I work very closely with the Management Team and clinicians.
  • Nadine KennedyI am a Senior Policy Analyst at Macmillan Cancer Support, a leading charity supporting people from the moment they are diagnosed, through their treatment and beyond. Macmillan’s research helps us, and others, understand the needs, numbers and experiences of people affected by cancer, to develop and influence better care and services.
  • Jonathan SerjeantI am the Co-Founder and Co-Clinical Director of Brighton and Hove Integrated Care Servicea, n innovative not-for-profit social enterprise and primary care federation, bringing together GPs, clinicians, staff and other health partners to improve services and patient care.
  • Cilla YoungI am a Workforce Planning and Transformation Manager at Health Education England.
  • Jon TwelvesI am the Chief Executive at Sunderland GP Alliance, a GP federation that works collaboratively at scale to facilitate the delivery of standard and complex, system based, proactive and sustainable primary care to the residents of the city.
  • Nicola WilsonI am a Practice Manager at Broadway Medical Centre, part of Fleetwood Community Care Ltd, a federation co-owned by each of the 4 Fleetwood GP Practices, covering a combined practice population of 30,000.
  • Grace HankeI am the Marketing Executive at the British Medical Association (BMA), the trade union and professional body for 170,000 doctors in the UK.
  • David PayntonI am the National Clinical Lead at the Centre for Commissioning within the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).
  • Sylvia MaceyI am the Senior Commissioning Manager for Primary Care at NHS West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which includes 51 GP practices supporting a population of over 550,000 people.
  • Helen TerrellI'm senior partner at Stockett Lane Surgery in Maidstone looking after 6,600 patients. I'm a Director of Mid Kent GP Alliance, a federation covering 35 practices in West Kent. We are a fairly new organisation and hope to learn from the experience of others.
  • Ted TurnerI am a GP at Shiregreen Medical Centre in Sheffield, part of the Foundry Medical Group.
  • Richard DraperI am a GP Partner at Oxshott Medical Practice, which serves approximately 7,000 patients living in Oxshott, Surrey.
  • Hugo MinneyI am Chief Executive of TyneHealth Limited, a GP federation representing all 29 practices in North Tyneside. Together with our GP members, we deliver improved health care in the community to over 215,000 residents, closer to patients’ homes.
  • Robert TannerI am a GP at Llangollen Health Centre in North Wales, part of the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.
  • James FosterI am the Practice Manager at Haresfield Surgery, which serves approximately 14,560 patients in Worcester and is part of NHS South Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group.
  • Imran RafiI am a GP at the Longcroft Clinic in Surrey and Chair of the Clinical Innovation and Research Centre (CIRC) at the RCGP. I am also a Senior Lecturer in Primary Care Education at St George’s University of London and have a background in General Medicine and Oncology, Public Health Medicine and Genetics.
  • Tom AgombarI am a GP at Churchdown Surgery in Gloucester. The practice includes nine doctors - eight partners, a salaried doctor, a practice manager, four practice nurses, two health care assistants, one phlebotomist, four medical secretaries, two administration assistants, a practice nurse administrator, two correspondence scanners, a reception lead and nine receptionists.
  • Luisa PettigrewI am a GP and Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. My current research focus is on the role of incentives and models of primary care.
  • Karen JeffriesI am the Business Manager at Cowplain Family Practice in Waterlooville.
  • Debra PenneyI am the Practice Manager at Backwell and Nailsea Medical Group, a seven partner semi-rural practice eight miles South West of Bristol. The practice looks after a patient population across two sites of approximately 13,500 patients.
  • Karen BoylanI am a Project Manager at Fleetwood Community Care Ltd, a federation co-owned by each of the 4 Fleetwood GP Practices, covering a combined practice population of 30,000.
  • Joanna HockleyI am a Business Partner at the Queenswood Surgery which serves the Waterlooville PO7 and PO8 area.
  • Phil Ridsdill SmithI am GP at Haslemere Health Centre, which has 5 partners, 6 salaried doctors and a GP Registrar as the practice is also actively involved in GP training.
  • David AinsworthI am the Director of Primary Care at Mansfield and Ashfield Clinical Commissioning Group, which serves 184,000 people living in the districts of Mansfield and Ashfield in Nottinghamshire.
  • Sue RenforthI am Nurse Lead for the Gateshead GP Transformation Team, which is part of the Gateshead Extra Care project led by Gateshead Community Based Care (CBC) Ltd.
  • Vicky DoyleI am the Business Manager at the Village Practice in Thornton which takes pride in offering the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.
  • Sharon MorganI'm passionate about General Practice. I want to work in the best practice, providing a high quality service with clinicians and staff who are completely happy and fulfilled in their work and with patients who feel valued and cared for.
  • Mohammed UmerI am a GP at Darwen Healthcare and Chair of Local Primary Care, a GP federation in Blackburn and Darwen.
  • Lydia BurnettI work with 10 GP practices across a locality in Southern Scotland to develop Health and Social Care Integration locally, as well as look at new ways of working.
  • Duncan GoochI am a GP and Director for Erewash Health, a GP Federation in Derbyshire that has grown from a shared vision in 2013 of all 12 practices working effectively together using the model of a provider company.
  • Tracy GilbertI am the Business Development Manager for Erewash Health, a GP Federation in Derbyshire that has grown from a shared vision in 2013 of all 12 practices working effectively together using the model of a provider company.
  • Jayne TullettI am Performance, Training and Compliance Manager at South Doc Services, a GP Co-operative based in South Birmingham that has provided primary community and secondary care services since 1996.
  • Zoe TrevascusHR Manager for Beacon Medical Group in Plymouth, a 4 practice merger with a 33,000 patient list and growing.
  • Prad SavaniaI am Clinical Director at Medicines Management Solutions Ltd which offers tailored support for improving patient care and generating significant prescribing budget savings within the NHS.
  • Emanuel GattI am the managing director of Shared Service Architects, a teaching, facilitation and mentoring company specialising in public sector transformation and innovation. I am a high dynamic and innovative facilitator of collaborative leadership development and new models for system transformation. SSA has a successful track record working across the public sector and have partnered universities to develop and deliver accredited programmes in collaborative working and shared services.
  • Paul HynamI am a G.P in Exeter and a Director of Exeter Primary Care, a federation of 16 practices providing care for 145,000 patients.
  • Seema LakshminarasimhaI am one of six Integrated Care Managers working within North West London covering the 8 CCGs within NWL including Hillingdon, Harrow, Brent, Hounslow, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, West London and Central London.
  • Patrick KeadyOn behalf of the Institute of Risk Management, I am helping the NHS to better manage opportunities and risk. Editorial board member at the peer-reviewed Perspectives in Public Health.
  • Jim KellyI am the Chair of Ashford Clinical Providers, an Ashford-wide federation of all local practices.
  • Craig SeymourI am a GP Partner at Goodinge Health Centre in Islington.   I am also on the Board of Directors of the Islington GP Federation and a core member of the i:HUB – Islington’s Wave 2 GP Access Fund Project.
  • Fawad AzamI am a Director of Pennine GP Alliance, a federation of 23 GP practices based in and around Calderdale.
  • Gary PassawayI am the Primary Care Transformation Manager at Aylesbury Vale CCG.
  • John NotonI am the Practice Business Manager at Fieldhouse Medical Group, a 6 doctor practice with a list size of approximately 14300 patients. We work from Freshney Green Primary Care Centre, a modern, purpose-built award winning building and offer our patients a wide range of services in spacious, well equipped and comfortable surroundings.
  • Fiona MooreI am the Chief Officer at Bury GP Federation which involves 30 General Practices serving 200,000 people in Bury.
  • Simon HartlandI am an administrator at the Village Surgery and member of the Patient Participation Group.
  • Eric HollidayI am a GP at Eldene Surgery in Swindon that serves over 7,800 patients.
  • Maria HowdonI am Head of Membership Development at NHS Thanet CCG, a dedicated group of healthcare professionals, working in partnership with local communities and authorities to ensure the people of Thanet receive the best possible healthcare.
  • Laura SherburnI am the Chief of Partnerships Commissioning at NHS Doncaster CCG, a GP-led organisation responsible for planning and commissioning health services for the people of Doncaster. We are made up of 43 GP practices across the borough serving over 300,000 patients.
  • Emma SuttonI am a GP at Audley Health Centre in Staffordshire. The practice is an established teaching practice and trains both undergraduate and postgraduate doctors.
  • Trudi MorrisonI am the Federation Lead for the Drake Medical Alliance, a federation that involves 7 General Practice teams comprising in excess of 40 clinicians and extended support staff, serving the health needs of 65,000 city-based patients.
  • Jaki HeslopI am the Business Development Manager for South Manchester GP Federation, a network of all 25 South Manchester GP practices that supports a growing population of approximately 166,000 people.
  • Nick MortonI am a Senior Partner at Trinity and Bowthorpe Medical Practice, ased at Bowthorpe Health Centre in Wendene, Norwich. I sit on the Norfolk and Waveney Local Medical Committee as a Norwich representative.
  • Karen IrwinI am a GP at the Abbey Meads Medical Group in Swindon.
  • Karen CurranI am the Head of Co-commissioning for the Yorkshire and the Humber region as part of NHS England North. I have over 20 years experience in commissioning, developing and improving delivery of primary care health care services.
  • Stephen RuddI am the Head of Locality and Primary Care Development at NHS Gloucestershire CCG, which is responsible for commissioning health care for local people.
  • Robert ArnoldI am a GP Partner at the Windsor House Group Practice in Leeds. I joined the practice in 1993 and have special interests in diabetes, dermatology and minor surgery.
  • Sarah PolletI am a Programme Officer at the Royal College of General Practitioners, the professional membership body and guardian of standards for family doctors in the UK, working to promote excellence in primary healthcare.
  • Sue AshwellI am a Pharmacist Consultant at Across Leicester Federation, which invloves 9 GP practices. I am an experienced coach and mentor for clinicians taking on leadership and management roles.
  • Karen BollanI am a Board Member at Healthwatch Tower Hamlets, an independent charity giving a voice to children, young people and adults who use health and social care in Tower Hamlets.
  • Jennifer BakerI am the Project Research and Delivery Manager for the Primary Care Workforce Sustainability programme at South West Academic Health Science Network. The goal of the Network is to improve and sustain the healthcare system in Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and Somerset for current and future generations of patients.
  • Liza PurseyI am the Assistant Director of Joint Commissioning at NHS North Staffordshire CCG, which is responsible for commissioning healthcare for people in Newcastle-under-Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands.
  • Tom BaileyI am a GP at the Crookes Practice in . The practice was formed in 1983 from two former practices and has always tried to be at the leading edge of developments for patient benefits. The present list size is approximately 7,800.
  • Sarah ClarkeI am Senior Capital Investment Manager at Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust. The Trust provides a range of mental health, learning disability and eating disorder services for the people living in County Durham and Darlington, the Tees Valley and most of North Yorkshire.
  • Mark StoneI am a Practice Pharmacist Partner at Tamar Valley Health Practice which serves over 16,000 patients in a mainly rural part of south-east Cornwall, from two large purpose-built health centres in Callington and Gunnislake.
  • Kirsty BaldwinI am Deputy Director at Health Education England (HEE). HEE works across England to deliver high quality education and training for a better health and healthcare workforce.
  • Peter ScopesI am a Clinical Systems Support Analyst at NHS West Suffolk CCG which promotes greater integrated working as the primary vehicle to improve the quality of the local health services.
  • Pramit PatelI am a GP at the Alliance for Better Care (ABC) Ltd, a Federation of 14 practices in East Surrey that support 150,000 patients.
  • Thao NguyenI am a GP at Parkside Medical Centre in Milton Keynes.
  • Penny FlackI am the Primary Care Transformation Lead at Anglia Community Enterprise (ACE)
  • James CoyleI am a Project Manager SW Healthcare Ltd, a Federation of all 32 GP Surgeries in South Worcestershire serving over 292,000 patients in the region.
  • Susie ProcterBusiness Manager at the Gateshead General Practice Transformation Team. Our small team supports General Practice in Gateshead to implement new models of care and at scale working.
  • Olusola AdeyemoI am a GP Partner at Mansion House Surgery in Staffordshire. I am the Caldicott Guardian responsible for Data Protection and the clinical lead for the practice on Cardio Vascular Disease Primary Prevention and Heart Failure.
  • Josephine McHughI am the Collaborative Working Chair of the North Sedgemoor Federation in Somerset.
  • Liam TaylorI am the Deputy Medical Director at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. The Health Board covers the areas of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport, Torfaen and South Powys, and serves an estimated population of over 639,000, approximately 21% of the total Welsh population.
  • Samantha RossGP based at Shettleston Health Centre in Glasgow.
  • Margaret IkpohI am a GP and Cluster Lead for Hedon Research based in Hull. I was recently appointed as Educational Lead for the White Rose Region to develop the educational activities of three RCGP faculties: Yorkshire, Humber and the Ridings and Sheffield.
  • Louise YoungI am a Research Delivery Manager at the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network East Midlands regional office, which is hosted by University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.
  • Emma GreenI am a Programme Manager at Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) which is comprised of 87 GP practices with responsibility for commissioning many of the healthcare services for our local population of approximately 580,000 people.
  • Martine CrossI am a Research Delivery Manager at the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network Wessex regional office, which is hosted by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.
  • William McKeeI am a GP at Walton Surgery in Felixstowe, Suffolk. Walton Surgery is part of Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group.
  • Helen MacdonaldI am a Research Manager at the NIHR Clinical Research Network: Eastern regional office, which is hosted by Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Nicola ThorneI am the Service Development and Clinical Engagement Lead at NHS Somerset CCG.
  • Rosalynn MorrinI am a GP partner at Glencairn Medical Practice in Kilmarnock, Soctland.
  • Robin HudsonI am a GP Partner at Corbridge Medical Group, a five partner GP practice providing medical services to around 6,800 patients in Corbridge, Northumberland.
  • Robin GhoshI am a GP partner at the York Medical Group.
  • Suzanne SavageI am an Assistant Commissioning Manager at the NHS Harrogate and Rural District CCG.
  • Scott OsmanI am a Project Support Officer for the GP Access Programme at Milton Keynes Urgent Care Services.
  • Francis EyreI am a GP at the York Medical Group.
  • Cristina PageI am the Locality Manager for Primary Care at the NIHR Clinical Research Network: Eastern regional office, which is hosted by Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Craig SeymourI am a GP and Director at the Islington GP Federation that involves 34 practices, covering 230,000 patients. I am based at the Goodinge Group Practice.
  • Sarah FergusonI am a Workforce lead at NHS England.
  • Dr Kate Pavlidou PhD FRSAI am the Workforce Supporting Strategy Lead at NHS England.
  • Clare BrentonI am the Primary Care Lead for New Care Models at NHS England.
  • Claire LoughreyI am a GP at the Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency, which is responsible for funding, managing and supporting postgraduate medical and dental education within the Northern Ireland Deanery.
  • Chris StanleyI am a GP at the Haxby Group, a 'super-partnership' covering 50,000 patients across the cities on York and Hull.
  • Chris PhillipsI am the Regional Programme Manager for GP Access at NHS England South, one of four regional teams that support the commissioning of high quality services and directly commission primary care and specialised services.
  • Charlotte AspdenI am the Senior Service Improvement Manager for Primary Care at NHS Salford CCG.
  • Karen PearsonI am a Policy Officer with the Care Quality Commission.
  • Catherine NedenI am a GP at the East Cliff Practice in Ramsgate, Kent.
  • Catherine DymondI am a Programme Director at NHS East Riding of Yorkshire CCG.
  • Michelle WoodI have recently been appointed to the role of General Manager for the Liverpool General Practice Provider Organisation (LGPPO).  Previously I have worked at Director level for local government and also Housing Associations so I am hoping that I can bring a fresh perspective and some new ideas.
  • Cath McDermottI am a Clinical Editor at the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
  • Carrie GelhardtI am a Primary care research nurse at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
  • Caroline KerbyI am the Director Strategic Development at Harness Care Co-operative, a not for profit GP provider company. I have worked in primary care for over 20 years and am the managing partner in a general practice NHS Brent, North West London.
  • Caroline BakerI am a GP Partner at Southview Medical Practice in Woking. I joined Southview in 2011 as a salaried GP and am now a partner at Southview. I enjoy all aspects of general practice, although I am particularly interested in women's health.
  • Brian BalmerI am the Chief Executive of North and South Essex Local Medical Committees, responsible for promoting the interests, aspirations and welfare of general practitioners in North and South Essex.
  • Bethan GeorgeI am the PMCF Programme Manager at the Tower Hamlets GP Care Group, a federation led by local GPs that aims to provide innovative high quality, responsive and accessible health services.
  • Benedict SmithI am a GP at the Islington GP Federation that involves 34 practices, covering 230,000 patients.
  • Barbara AdamsI am a GP at the Haxby Group, a 'super-partnership' covering 50,000 patients across the cities on York and Hull. It delivers care through 2 GMS partnerships and and an APMS contract run by Haxby Business Group Ltd - a company formed by the partners of Haxby Group for the purpose of bidding for an APMS contract.
  • Oliver JardineI am a salaried GP at the Lintonville Medical Group in Ashington, Northumberland.
  • Azuka AyorindeI am a GP at Henley Cross Medical Practice in Kidbrooke Village, London.
  • Ashraf AliI am a GP trainee at the East of England deanery, part of Health Education England East of England regional office.
  • Ashley ListonI am a GP at Encompass practice, one of four practices based in The Galleries Health Centre in Washington, Tyne and Wear.
  • Arvind MadanI am the Director of Primary Care at NHS England, providing clinical leadership for the transformation of primary care provision.
  • Annette GivenI am a Business Partner at The Spa Surgery in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
  • Anna SwinfieldI am the Practice Manager at St. David's Surgery in Haverfordwest, Wales.
  • Anna CowleyI am the Operations Manager at Salford Health Matters, a social enterprise working with patients and partners to improve the health of local communities.
  • Ann ReadI am the Practice Manager at Creffield Medical Centre in Colchester, a six partner training practice with around 12,000 patients.
  • Anita ShardaI am an Independant lay Chair at Health Education England and am interested in patient safety, patient experience, service quality in the NHS.
  • Andrew WilsonI am the Chair of NHS South Cheshire CCG, responsible for commissioning health services in South Cheshire.
  • Andrew KingI am a Managing Partner at Leeds Road Practice which serves approximately 13,500 patients in Harrogate. As a training practice we offer placements to doctors completing their specialist training as a GP.
  • Andrew FieldI am a GP at The Surgery in York and part of City and Vale GP Alliance.
  • Andrew AshfordI am the Training Programme Director at Health Education England, East of England regional office in Cambridge.
  • Andreas LambrianouI am a Programme Director at NHS Newham CCG.
  • Amina AbdulmajeedI am the administrator supporting the Clinical Priorities programmes and the spotlight projects in Clinical Innovation and Research Centre (CIRC). I am interested in clinical innovation and research that improves patient care.
  • Amanda BestI am the Service Delivery Manager for Primary Care at NHS South Cheshire CCG.
  • Alison RobinsI am the Medical Director at Southampton Primary Care Limited, which involves 29 practices supporting approximately 270,000 patients.
  • Alison GallowayI am the Chair of Sutton GP Services in Surrey.
  • Alex HathawayI am Project Manager for Design and Communications at Harness Healthcare, a Brent based health organisation committed to pioneering and delivering high quality primary health services within the local community.
  • Alan ShirleyI am a GP at Foundry Medical Group a recently formed federation of 7 GP practices in the North of Sheffield who work with deprived communities.
  • Grant AddisonOne Care Consortium is a collaboration between a number of GP practices across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG), GP Care and BrisDoc, who successfully bid for funding to improve access to primary care from the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund. Our mission is to find ways of collaborating to provide the best care, every time, all the time.
  • Eleanor HarrisonI am the Locality Manager for Primary Care Research at the NIHR Clinical Research Network: Eastern, hosted by Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Vince BarryI am the CEO of a Primary Care network based in New Zealand. We support about 100+ practices as well as owning and running a 24hr surgery to support general practice in the network when they are not available ( either due to being closed or are at capacity).
  • Campbell MurdochI am the person-centred care lead for Somerset CCG and am involved in two organisational developments to support practices working at scale within Somerset.
  • Ed KolpanowiczI am a partner in a busy practice in inner city Leeds. I am a trainer and am very keen on keeping up to date with advances in medicine and its penumbra.
  • Nabeel AlsindiClinical Lead for Primary Care at Doncaster CCG, recently qualified GP
  • Harry LongmanEnabling demand-led general practice, new thinking for both faster access and greater continuity.
  • Angela WelshI am the Business Manager at Orbit Healthcare Ltd.
  • Lyziane MbuI am an Administration and Account Assistant for the Manchester Primary Care Partnership Ltd supporting the Board with various administrative and accounting duties on a daily basis.
  • Colin TateColin has been a primary care Practice Director in Central Manchester for 8 years, following 18 years in senior management posts relating to the delivery of primary care IT solutions. During this time he has worked at both local and national levels on projects including the development of primary care clinical IT systems; the Investors in People (IIP) management systems; and educational support systems. In addition Colin
  • Helena McKeownWe are a member organisation and have been formed to protect general practice a fantastic model which aims to give family medical care individualised to each practices geographical and demographic unique requirements.
  • Sharon MingoKernow Health CIC is a strategic federation covering the whole of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (CIoS). Sixty four practices are shareholders. We are equal partners with Devon Doctors in owning our OOH Service and part of a 3-way consortium that won the contract to run our Community Services in CIoS. We are a non-profit organisation focused on delivering better outcomes for our patients and securing
  • Janet RobsonPrimary Healthcare Darlington was established in 2014 as the local GP federation consisting of 11 GP Practices, 57 GP’s covering 107,000 registered patients in Darlington, County Durham.
  • David PannellI am the CEO of Suffolk GP Federation which covers 61 practices and 530,000 patients.
  • Dorothy MuirCurrently working to develop sutainable neighbourhood Patient Participation Groups for GP practices working at scale. dorothymuir@nhs.net
  • Mark BrookesMark is Chair of the Steering Group representing 38 Practices in Cambridgeshire, coming together to form the Cambs Primary Care Network (CPCN). We are keen to learn from other networks about your experiences and to understand more about the opportunities and challenges that networks (or federations) are facing. We have an experienced Project Manager in place and now looking to establish the right form of legal entity to
  • Nick HaywardI'm Nick Hayward, a GP partner at Westcliffe Medical Practice and Shipley Medical Practice, one of 11 partners. I have an interest in improving safety and quality within primary care, and in change management.
  • Alice O’NeillAs a Development Advisor I have been working with teams and their Prime minsters Prime Minister’s GP Access Fund schemes.   Supporting how we can work at scale, building and sharing a common purpose. Key passion – how we can help build the workforce -creating new ways of working which are better for patients and staff.  Helping build interesting career pathways for all of the general practice team. Alice
  • Michael BoschI am a Director at the Alliance for Better Care (ABC) Ltd, a Federation of 14 practices in East Surrey that support 150,000 patients.
  • Daniel KimberlingI am a GP Partner at the Haxby Group, a ‘super-partnership’ covering 50,000 patients across the cities on York and Hull.
  • Sarah RoweI am a 6 session GP Partner in Torquay and also the CCG’s clinical locality lead for Torquay (population c.73000) As the locality lead I am working with Torquay practices to improve our collaborative working,with the ultimate aim of federating to improve patient care and access and provide sustainability within general practice.
  • Tim MorrisI am the Managing Director of South Warwickshire GP Federation which includes 35 GP practices across South Warwickshire, located from areas including Warwick, Leamington, Alcester, Shipston and Southam.
  • John ReasonI am a Primary Care Support Manager at Bath Gloucestershire, Swindon & Wiltshire Area Team, NHS England.
  • Tom DavisAs a portfolio GP I work with a number of organisations, looking at different aspects of transformation. I am currently looking at different models of primary care transformation to support the organisations I am currently working with.
  • Helen RobinsDirector of Primary Care with Principal Medical GP Federation, Member of the Board of Directors and member of the locality federation steering committees around Oxfordshire.
  • Jason NairI am the Provider Development Lead for the Healthy London Partnership, is a transformation programme to improve health services and deliver changes to health in the capital.
  • Rebecca HollaenderThe Oxford Federation for General Practice and Primary Care – OxFed – is a federation of 22 NHS GP practices established in 2015. Together we provide care for over 210,000 people who live, work or study in Oxford. The federation has been set up to help practices work collaboratively to improve primary healthcare in and around the city.
  • Oliver DentonI'm a GP principle at Croft Medical Centre in Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham.
  • Alastair BryceChairman Of Coventry and Rugby GP Alliance, a limited company by share with shareholders being the majority of practices throughout Coventry and Rugby area.
  • Peter StokesCornwall is a long way from anywhere so I’m really hopeful that we can use this resource to share great ideas, opportunities and learn collectively from the mistakes we each make.  Kernow Health CIC – a strategic federation for the whole of Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
  • John GreenI'm a Maidstone GP and an interim board member of Mid Kent GP Alliance.
  • Donna JosephI am the Practice Manager at the Keats Group practice in Camden.
  • Rupert HallidayI am a GP and also CEO of Southend Medical Practices Ltd, a Federation of GP practices in Southend, currently covering 15 practices and 100,000 patients. We became a company limited by shares in September 2015.
  • Dan MarkovicI'm a Business and Finance Manager at Market Harborough Medical Centre in Leicestershire. We have 28,000 patients and we deliver services from three locations, including a Minor Injuries Unit. I'm a member of a Working Group that has been set up to establish a GP Federation covering the whole of East Leicestershire and Rutland area - 32 GP Practices for a population of 322,000. In my previous careers, I have bid for and set up a range of services in community settings (MSK, Dermatology, MRI, Non-Obstetric Ultrasound, ENT, NHS Health Checks) and am passionate about moving care out of the acute sector.
  • Neil PaulIm a full time GP who helps run a consultancy company that has setup 3 GP federations and is working on a range of IT projects to help general practices.
  • Katie ColemanI'm a GP partner working in an inner city training practice, looking to deliver quality person centred care to our local population.
  • Anita GorayaI am a Fellow of the RCGP and a Special Advisor to the College's General Practice At Scale programme. I have been a GP since 1995 and am currently a Director and the Clinical Lead of EY's healthcare advisory practice (management consultancy).
  • Russell MuirheadI am a GP, Chairman of Shropshire Doctors Cooperative and non-exec of STW Federation. We are concentrating on multidisciplinary workforce development with view to long term sustainability and ability to take on new services to improve Practice viability.
  • Mike PyrahMike Pyrah is a founding Director of Howbeck Healthcare Ltd. Mike (with his colleague Dr Neil Paul) currently provides the management support to a number of GP federations including the two Cheshire GP Alliances.
  • David GooseyLeadership improvement consultant
  • Jacky SlatorBusiness Manager for a newly formed Federation of GP practices covering Runcorn and Widnes
  • Tony CrockettI am the Clinical Lead for Primary Care at the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) West of England. I have been a GP since 1987 in a rural practice and a GP Trainer since 1991.
  • Claire GouldI am the CEO of SW Healthcare Ltd. a Federation of all 32 GP Surgeries in South Worcestershire serving over 292,000 patients in the region.
  • Clare BrentonI am a Programme Officer at the RCGP working on embedding care and support planning into general practice.
  • Mark SpencerI have been a GP at the Mount View Practice in Fleetwood, Lancashire, since 1991. The Practice has a list size of 12,500 patients and is situated in an area of high deprivation. I was the co-founder and remain the Medical Director of my local Out of Hours GP Co-operative and recently set up Fleetwood Community Care Ltd., a GP Practice Federation across Fleetwood.
  • Judith DawsonDr Judith Dawson is a GP partner in a 17,000 patient training practice in Kettering which is part of the 3Sixty Care Ltd, a federation of 30 GP practices in Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough and East Northamptonshire covering a population of over 30,000.
  • Thomas DickinsonI am Project Coordinator at Lincolnshire and District Medical Services (LADMS), a primary care organisation working at scale in Lincolnshire.
  • Stephanie KumpunenI joined the Nuffield Trust in 2014 as a Fellow in Health Policy. My current work focuses on evaluating the impacts of new models of general practice organisations.
  • Steph CartwrightI am Head of Organisational Development and Human Resources at NHS Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group. Over the last 18 months, Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group has been developing multi disciplinary ‘teams without walls’ working with our general practices to deliver improved services for our most frail and vulnerable groups of patients.
  • Rowan PurdyI provide technical and editorial support to the RCGP's General Practice At Scale Online Learning Network.
  • Sally EwingsDr Sally Ewings has worked as a GP partner in Exeter for almost 25 years. She contributed ten years as Prescribing Lead for the PCT then CCG, and was on the Professional Executive Committee of the PCT and Clinical Cabinet of the CCG. Together with a small group of GPs and all the Practice Managers in Exeter, Sally was closely involved with setting up Exeter's GP Federation and Provider Organisation, Exeter Primary Care, in 2014, and is their Chief Medical Officer.
  • Claire OatwayLoving my latest challenge as Chief Operating Officer for a brand new GP merger - Beacon Medical Group. We are the largest practice in Plymouth and South Devon, and already reshaping health provision for our 33,000 patients.
  • Hannah PriceI am a Senior Programme Officer at the Royal College of General Practitioners supporting the RCGP General Practice At Scale programme.
  • Naresh RatiI’m the executive partner at the Vitality Partnership responsible for business strategy and growth. I qualified from Manchester Medical School in 1993 before moving to Birmingham and joined my current practice as a partner in 1997. The practice, a large inner city Birmingham teaching and training general practice, is renowned locally for its innovative approach to providing high quality patient care.
  • Mike HolmesI am a GP partner at the Haxby Group Mike and Chair of the Humberside Faculty of the Royal College of General Practitioners. My main interests lie in developing At Scale primary care services with a collaborative philosophy in order to optimise patient care and system efficiencies.
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