Chris Mimnagh

Dr Chris Mimnagh is a part-time GP partner in Liverpool and head of clinical innovation liaison and deployment at The Innovation Agency, the academic health science network for the north-west coast. He writes regularly for GPonline on commissioning, new models of care and innovation in general practice.

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Dr Chris Mimnagh: Why seven-day opening is not the best use of GPs' time

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Why seven-day opening is not the best use of GPs' time

'Measuring a fish by its ability to climb trees creates an unhappy fish' is something I've heard teachers say when talking about assessments.

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