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Babylon’s GP at Hand gets green light to form single primary care network

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l2384 (Published 30 May 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l2384
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

The clinical commissioning group (CCG) hosting Babylon’s digital service GP at Hand has said that it “would welcome” an application from the provider to manage a single primary care network.

Hammersmith and Fulham CCG had referred Babylon’s bid to become a standalone network to NHS England because of concerns that it “did not fulfil the criteria” of the new network contract directed enhanced service.1

But Londonwide Local Medical Committees (LMCs), which raised concerns that such an agreement would contradict requirements agreed by the BMA and NHS England,2 said that it …

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