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: We need evidence on the effectiveness of health apps

Right now in the NHS apps are being prescribed or recommended to patients. But do...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Satisfaction with GPs is falling, it's time for a new approach

So satisfaction with general practice is at a 35-year low.

Dr Chris Mimnagh: There is no one-size-fits-all for GP workload limits

Workload is a hot topic - it always is in winter, but this year perhaps more so given...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: A cautionary tale of healthcare in the future

I'm not going to comment on current affairs this week, instead can I tell a story...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: How can we avoid future winter crises in the NHS?

The commentators say this is the winter crisis to end all winter crises. Sadly I'm...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Technology will play a greater role in primary care in 2018

I thought I'd combine my December and new year missives into one this year and take...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: GPs should not be too quick to dismiss new GP at Hand service

This week there's been quite a fuss over the launch of GP at Hand service from Babylon...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Will £20k 'golden hellos' solve the GP recruitment crisis?

Do GP trainees really want a £20k bonus or do they place more value on being in the...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: GPs need to embrace web-based consultations

This week I was lucky enough to attend the conference of a national user group of...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Telecare should build on technology we already use

In the week that Apple announced atrial fibrillation monitoring would be coming to...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: The NHS needs big solutions to the wider problems it faces

The NHS needs a completely new approach if it is to address inefficiencies and inequities...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: The ongoing debate about charging for GP appointments

There was a story doing the rounds on social media last week about a GP practice...

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Viewpoint: Denying GPs direct access to cancer scans puts patients' lives at risk

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Dr Patrice Baptiste offers some tips for GP trainees on how to get the most from...

Viewpoint: New data protection laws will help us improve patient care

Viewpoint: New data protection laws will help us improve patient care

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How GPs can help improve guidance on treating breathlessness

GPs encounter patients with breathlessness on a daily basis, says GP and respiratory...

How GPs can access advice and guidance on late effects of cancer

How GPs can access advice and guidance on late effects of cancer

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