With the introduction of APMS contracts over the last ten years, healthcare companies running GP Surgeries have struggled to find a suitable model for 21st century primary care.
Many questions have yet to be answered.
- How does one combine a traditional family doctor approach with the need for sound corporate and clinical governance?
- How does one balance the needs of salaried doctors with the desire for partnership and ownership of a practice?
- How does an organisation inspire a practice that has been the victim of neglect and uncertainty?
Haverstock currently operates an APMS contract in London, and has developed a federated infrastructure which in time will share much needed resources across its member practices.