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Case study: City and Hackney neighbourhood model

16th April 2019

Demand for health and social care is increasing as people live longer with complex conditions. A workforce modelling tool is a useful addition for those wishing to bring about new models in primary and integrated care, and service re-design around specific groups of patients. City and Hackney neighbourhood model Dr Stephanie Coughlin, clinical lead for […]

Transforming our workforce with Primary Care Navigators

3rd April 2019

  Dr Jackie Tavabie, Project Clinical Lead at OHSEL and GP Education Lead at Bromley CCG,  writes about improving healthcare delivery by implementing a novel approach to non-clinical workforce development in a primary care setting. Demand and expectation of health care is increasing as more people are living longer, with many suffering from long-term, complex […]

Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework – Quality Improvement

29th March 2019

Using quality improvement within general practice In this video and case study, Dr Nazmul Hussain, a GP from Wordsworth Health Centre, shares his own experience of quality improvement and the role it has within general practice. By using quality improvement methods, healthcare is becoming safer and more efficient, effective and patient centered. Key to this […]

Primary care workforce modelling tool – planning for the future

28th March 2019

Workforce brings a multifaceted set of challenges to primary care. At the core is the question: Does the supply meet the demand? Supporting workforce modelling One way of understanding these current and future implications is through a user friendly and scalable Beta2 version workforce modelling tool. This is a tool for those wishing to bring […]

Strengthening general practice collaboration across London

19th March 2019

Watch our animation and find out how working at scale supports primary care networks, benefits practices and their patients and strengthens general practice collaboration across London Next Steps maturity matrix and resource guide This maturity matrix and resource guide accompanies the Next Steps: A Vision for Strengthening General Practice Collaboration in London. Next Steps defines […]

City and Hackney’s practice manager training programme

30th January 2019

by Dr Mary Clarke CBE, Director of Workforce, City and Hackney GP Confederation Practice manager burn-out is a recognised problem in primary care and one that is discussed widely on various forums and networks. In a 2013 Pulse survey of 471 practice managers, two-thirds were considering a new career and the vast majority surveyed were feeling demotivated, and […]

Launch of Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework

21st November 2018

Healthy London Partnership has launched Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework – a vision for strengthening general practice. The framework provides guidance and resources that will support practices to develop high quality larger-scale general practice collaboration across London. Developed in partnership with London Clinical Commissioning Groups, London wide Local Medical Committees (LMCs) and overseen by […]

The Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework: additional resources

20th November 2018

The Transforming Primary Care Programme team has produced these additional resources to help you share information about the Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework. The Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework sets out our vision for strengthening general practice collaboration across London. The framework aims to support practices across the capital to identify, create […]

Working at scale to support primary care in North East London

20th November 2018

Jane Lindo, Programme Director of Primary Care Transformation in North East London, shares her experiences of working in partnership to transform primary care services. To improve primary care services for the local population, the seven boroughs in North East London (NEL) are working together at scale to provide innovative, first class care to its highly […]

Case study: Lewisham GP Extended Access (GPEA) Service

5th November 2018

London has been leading the way to ensure everyone has easier and more convenient access to GP services, including appointments at evening and weekends.  It was the first region in the UK to fully offer extended access services to the entirety of its 9 million population. An example of practices working collaboratively at scale to provide GP extended access […]