AISMA chairman comments on 2018 healthcare confidence index

According to a new report released by Lloyds Bank, almost half of GPs expect their practice to merge within five years. Speaking to, Bob Senior, AISMA chairman, said: ‘The biggest challenge I see for most practices is sourcing enough personnel, which has meant increased workloads for many. That’s linked with the ongoing issue around GP succession, with practices struggling to replace GPs who are retiring and often ending up with a different mix of clinicians when they are unable to replace like with like.’ Read the full article on