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: STPs need to involve patients to deliver improved services

Dr Chris Mimnagh: STPs need to involve patients to deliver improved services

'Co-production' is about getting people together to design and create better ways of doing things. Patients and service users must be central to this process, says Dr Chris Mimnagh.

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Dr Chris Mimnagh: Would co-payments solve our funding problems?

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Dr Chris Mimnagh: Rethink on clinical language can be NHS Christmas gift

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Dr Chris Mimnagh: How doctors can regain their status as the most trusted profession

'Trust me, I'm a nurse' may sound slightly odd but, according to the latest survey...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Why drawing up STPs in secret could prove to be a masterstroke

Secrecy around STPs has infuriated patients and the public, but it may have allowed...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: NHS bosses are making a big mistake by letting small practices disappear

GP practices have always come in all shapes and sizes. The NHS would be making a...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Private healthcare innovation could force the NHS to modernise

A private service that offers daytime access to GPs is the kind of 'disruptive innovation'...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: General practice needs to embrace the potential of IT

The potential for IT in primary care is still, for the most part, untapped, says...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Rationing care? It doesn't have to be this way

I don't like to say 'I told you so', but back in June 2011 I did mention that one...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Should GPs take a different approach to their well patients?

The latest NHS England plan to hit the headlines involves cleansing of lists for...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Post Brexit, the NHS is ours to save or scupper

The EU referendum result won't deliver the avalanche of funding promised to the NHS,...

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