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Many GP practices are making the decision to merge in order to help their business thrive in an increasingly challenging environment. Our expert advice, case studies and practical tips can help practices undergoing this process.
It is essential for practices to compare accounts and discuss financial issues early on in the merger process, explains Jenny Stone.
A step-by-step guide to the legal issues that merging practices need to consider. By Lynne Abbess and Puja Solanki.
There are many practical issues to consider when merging. Dee Lynes looks at what should be addressed early on in the process.
Practice mergers can create a lot of anxiety for staff. Dee Lynes explains how practices can ease the transition for employees and highlights employment law issues to address.
Merging practices should obtain patient feedback and keep all stakeholders informed. Dee Lynes provides 10 top tips on how to do this.
Healthcare lawyer Lynne Abbess offers advice to practices considering a merger and explains why GPs should not fear the super partnership model.
Martin Ramsey has supported a number of practices to merge or federate, he offers advice on how to ensure an 'at-scale' approach to primary care is successful.
Medeconomics provides a list of issues that practices will need to consider if they take on another practice's patient list.
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