Reality Bites 11

Can General Practice survive NHS England's Five Year Forward View?

By: Gowland & Tibbetts @realitybitesqna
Published: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 17:25 GMT Jump to Comments
           

Ben Gowland, CEO Nene CCG, and Joe Tibbetts, publisher of Health & Care Innovation Daily unpick Simon Stevens' 5YFV and ask what now for GPs? What now for a National Health Service?

RealityBites - The National Health & Care Conversation is a twice weekly podcast of topical analysis between Ben Gowland, Joe Tibbetts and guests, focussing on UK healthcare and health and care services.

Ben Gowland is the CEO of NHS Nene Clinical Commissioning Group and formerly Director of Service Improvement and Quality at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust. Joe Tibbetts is the publisher of HealthCare Innovation Daily - an Information Daily online title - and is the founder of the INSOMNIACS group on LinkedIn.

RealityBites No.11 is the second of two ten minute podcasts in which Ben and Joe discuss the Five Year Forward View just published by NHS England.

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If you don't have the time to read a 38 page document with an extra page added to explain all the abbreviations then you could do worse than join Tibbetts and Gowland while they try to get to the bottom of what is being said and what it actually means to the rest of us.

Ben Gowland writes a weekly column published every Monday morning in The Information Daily http://www.theinformationdaily.com/ben-gowland

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