How a packet of cigarettes turned my GP career on its head
What is the ideal size for a general practice?
More accurately, what is the right number of GPs to have in a practice?
One? The brave, independent, curmudgeonly loner?
Two? The partners in life and in business? Happy to spend all day, and then all night in each other’s company.
Twenty-two? The mega practice, owned by a corporation, with rooms peeling off a long corridor and the pleasure, or pain of having no say in the running of the joint. Turn up, do