Dr Hussein Gandhi (aka Dr Gandalf) and Dr Andy Foster are two GPs who run the eGPLearning Podblast. The Podblast explores new resources for primary care health tech, current news and covers regular interviews with health tech innovators. In this episode Ben asks Andy and Gandhi what impact they think technology is having on general practice; both now and in the future.
Ishani Patel is a GP partner in North West London and co-founder of Lantum a company formed “to help healthcare professionals unlock the complexity of staffing in today’s healthcare system” and part of the NHS Innovation Accelerator. Lantum have created a technological platform to support workforce mobilisation which is delivering a number of benefits including reducing agency spend, saving managers around four hours a week, improving fill-rate and even extending GP careers. In this episode Ishani explains, amongst other things, how the platform works, how it supports at-scale working and how it is likely to develop in the future.
Vincent Buscemi is a health and social care lawyer and a partner at Bevan Brittan, a leading commercial law firm. Vincent has wide experience of advising independent and public sector organisations on a wide range of issues including powers, decision-making and governance arrangements. In this episode Vincent takes Ben through the fine detail of setting up limited companies, forming “back-office” hubs and avoiding the potential pitfalls of both.
Regular listeners will know Dr Mark Newbold well. He is the Managing Director of Our Health Partnership (OHP), the Birmingham and Shropshire based super-practice covering 38 practices and a population of over 340,000. We have been following the progress of OHP since we began the podcast and you can find the previous episodes here: Episode 79, Episode 41 and Episode 13. In this new episode, two years on from the formation of OHP, Mark describes how the partnership is developing, how practices are being engaged, the development of their seven localities, their major integration project and their approach to risk…and much more.