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: Telemedicine should be as simple as Alexa

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Telemedicine should be as simple as Alexa

We have a habit of making things difficult in the NHS. Ideally, if we can make it difficult and expensive it's even better.

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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

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

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NHS reform: The NHS can learn a lot from Shakespeare

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