GPs seizing the day with MLs

To mark the final changeover from general practice divisions to MLs, MO has analysed every ML board that has published details online and found that, contrary to fears general practice would loosen its grip, out of 338 listed ML directors, 158 (or 47%) are GPs.

Despite the controversial rule that no single profession can dominate an ML board, the analysis found the average ML board had 7.5 director positions, with an average of 3.5 filled by GPs. Representation from other health professions – such as nursing, pharmacy and allied health – was sporadic, with most boards failing to