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 are we using systems that provide a poorer service?

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Why are we using systems that provide a poorer service?

I am a hypocrite, prepared to fight injustice in others, but upholding a failing regime in delivering a less good service.

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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

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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

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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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