Small or solo practices unfit for managing chronic disease

IF YOU want to be involved in chronic disease management, you'll need to be part of a multidisciplinary team chosen by a Primary Health Network ­and it will be no place for single practitioners or small GP practices.

Professor Ian Hickie (pictured), a mental health commissioner and one of the key architects of the mental health review informing the government¹s radical policies announced yesterday, repeatedly spoke of "disruption" during the brief post-announcement press conference.

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