One in three GPs (28%) report their main practice is networked with other practices – sharing human resources, payroll, marketing or clinical governance arrangements.5
One in four GPs (25%) report they own at least part of a general practice, and 15% report they are a majority owner of a general practice.5
Almost two in three (61%) GPs who do not own a practice report that they have no interest in becoming a practice owner in the future.5 This figure has increased from 58% in 2019 2 and 51% in 2017. 53
Younger GPs and male GPs are the most likely to indicate an interest in becoming a practice owner (Figure 59).
Twice as many male (22%) as female (11%) registrars express an interest in becoming a practice owner within the next five years.40