Primary care

Primary care is entering a new era. We help providers and commissioners achieve resilience and shape their future.

We help our clients navigate the unique practical, legal and regulatory complexities in the primary care sector – whether at national, local or practice level.

  • Core functions - Partnerships, Sub-contracting, Commercial contracting, HR, and Data & cyber security.
  • Sustainability - Primary Care Networks, Mergers, Super partnerships and Joint ventures.
  • NHS Regulations - NHS contracts, Commissioner relationships, and Procurement & Competition.
  • Estates - Leases, Sale & Acquisitions, Development work and Premises modernisation/ rationalisation.
  • Modernisation - New models of care, Integration, New sources of investment and Service re-design.
  • Digital Health - Design & development, Approval, Protection, Implementation and Growth & exploitation.

Our lawyers

Our primary care team is focussed on helping clients achieve resilience, growth and innovation. We’re experts in digital health, care integration, and we negotiate national contracts at the highest level.

Our experience

  • Supporting the British Medical Association (BMA) with the development of the specification and standard contracts for PCNs
  • Creating a unique model to stabilise struggling GP practices through the use of corporate providers
  • Designing a new healthcare system for the biggest new town since Milton Keynes
  • A trusted provider and partner to BMA Law (the legal service provider of the BMA)
  • Successfully delivered on over 60 practice mergers (inc. super partnerships), 500 partnership agreements, 20 GP networks and 500 GP leases.
  • Structuring contractual arrangements to enable the use of an outsourced digital health service by a group of GPs
  • Established a unique GP network consisting of multiple local networks supporting at practice level which feeds into a county wide network that represents general practice a ICS/ STP level
  • Creating joint venture arrangements between NHS contractors and private providers (DHU) for the delivery of urgent and out of hours care.  
  • An international recruitment framework bringing 2000 new GPs into the UK

Our clients

Our focus is on supporting resilience, modernisation, scaling and 

  • NHS England
  • 90+ CCGs
  • The BMA
  • Super-partnerships, GP groups and networks
  • Individual GP practices
  • Investors, developers and private providers. 

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