After lockdown: Planning for a changed world

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After lockdown: Planning for a changed world

Fiona Mines

Dear Aunt MASie

Little figure stopping domino effect
yourself Using the COVID-19 crisis as an opportunity to rethink how you do things in the future can help you succeed, believes MAS healthy practice adviser Fiona

DEAR AUNT MASIE

We are a practice with five GPs. Since COVID-19 we have been working in a very different way and we feel that some things may have changed forever. We have taken a financial hit with a significant drop in patient fees, and now we need to think about what life after COVID-19 will look like and how to best structure our practice for the future. Can you give us some tips on how to do this?

Change is constant, Christchurch

COVID-19 has forced dramatic changes on New Zealand society and business in short order, and general practices are no exception to this. In fact, t