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From tradition to transformation – the time is ripe for primary care

14 January 2024

There are three critical missions for any government to deliver to support front line multi-disciplinary team working across primary care: consolidation, care coordination and digital adoption.

Primary care is the cornerstone to prevention and population health. General practitioners are the primary gatekeepers to the healthcare system, delivering nearly 90% of all healthcare services.

In this edition of LaingBuisson HealthcareMarketsUK, Dr Michelle Tempest, Senior Partner at Candesic, and Associate Dimitar Funa surveyed over 1,000 primary care doctors to investigate why it’s imperative to support primary care in delivering joined-up equitable care.

Improving population outcomes and patient satisfaction, with some political investment, could be a win-win for integrated care boards (ICBs) and primary care operators.

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