Joe Tibbetts is the CEO Boilerhouse Media Group and managing editor Healthcare Innovation Monitor. Joe has advised many government, NHS and commercial healthsector organisations on digital communications


The Government not the GPs must shoulder the responsibility for the purchaser/provider conflict of interest mess

It is the purchaser/provider structure, designed by the government, that is responsible for the potential conflict of interest whereby GPs can be both a provider and on the purchasing side of the healthcare equation, says Ben Gowland

Ben Gowland and Joe Tibbetts go Head to Head, unpicking the GP provider/purchaser conflict of interest conundrum. The Government has put the GPs in an invidious position, says Gowland, while Tibbetts gets a good ticking off for believing everything he reads in the newspapers.

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