Chris Mimnagh

Dr Chris Mimnagh is a part-time GP partner in Liverpool and director of strategy and innovation at Aintree University Hospital Foundation Trust, Merseyside, with a brief to develop the trust’s relationships with GPs and CCGs. He writes regularly for GPonline on commissioning, new models of care and innovation in general practice.

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

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Why drawing up STPs in secret could prove to be a masterstroke
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Secrecy around STPs has infuriated patients and the public, but it may have allowed managers and clinicians to deliver a more honest appraisal of the future of local healthcare, says Dr Chris Mimnagh. But the NHS must now engage with local people as never before.

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

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NHS reform: The NHS can learn a lot from Shakespeare

This year marks 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare. Dr Chris Mimnagh...

Junior doctors: Why GPs should support the junior doctors' strike

The junior doctors' strike is one we all have a stake in, argues Dr Chris Mimnagh.

GP crisis: Support from patients can save general practice

General practice is facing many challenges, but we are truly appreciated by our patients...

Seven-day services: How to build an NHS that does what it says on the tin

If health secretary Jeremy Hunt wants to build a seven-day NHS, says Dr Chris Mimnagh,...

Future of general practice: GPs need to be of greater value than cost

In his final article on sustainability in general practice, Dr Chris Mimnagh says...

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