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: Flexible working could help retain GPs and benefit practices

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Flexible working could help retain GPs and benefit practices

A part-time GP, Dr Chris Mimnagh now works more in the winter and less in the summer to help his practice meet patient demand. Flexible solutions like this could help keep more GPs in the profession, he argues.

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