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: The yin and yang of GP access

Dr Chris Mimnagh: The yin and yang of GP access

Reporting availability of GP appointments will be fraught with difficulties as practices have all developed their own systems to meet demand, says Dr Chris Mimnagh.

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

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

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

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

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

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