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Primary care networks: five minutes with . . . Sohail Munshi

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 15 February 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l754
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

The chief medical officer of Manchester Local Care Organisation explains how local GPs helped set the blueprint for primary care networks

“In Manchester we’re probably a little bit ahead of the descriptions around primary care networks than what appears in the long term plan. We have 12 integrated neighbourhood teams and, like other areas, they each cover about 50 000 patients. But we’ve also integrated social care formally into that relationship.

“We’re based in the city of Manchester, where we already had a partnership agreement between the major stakeholders—the city council, the …

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