primary care

Connecting Care for Children (CC4C), North West London

6th March 2020

National: North West London region, United Kingdom Geography type: Urban Population covered: Estimated local population 0-18 years: 400,000 (eight Clinical Commissioning Groups). Includes populations of significant social deprivation. Professional group/type of organisation involved e.g. acute, CAMHS, voluntary sector, primary care CC4C is a whole population model of care, covering children and young people (CYP) across […]

Primary Care Case Studies

12th August 2019

You can read several insightful case studies below relating to primary care ranging from GP retention to extended access and primary care networks. 2018-2019 GP retention schemes across North Central London (NCL) – case study Workforce Modelling Tool – case study One Health Lewisham Extended Access – case study UCLPartners Emerging Leaders Programme in Barking, […]

Guidance on clinical coding of cancer patients in primary care

29th July 2019

The Transforming Cancer Services Team for London (TSCT), Tower Hamlets CCG and Tower Hamlets Clinical Effectiveness Group have produced a joint paper regarding the clinical coding of cancer patients within primary care. The document provides a comparative analysis of national Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) practice register data with the National Cancer Registration & Analysis […]

Case study: Primary Care Networks in North Central London – Islington GP Federation – March 2019

by Sana Burney, Primary Care Network Operational Lead, 2nd July 2019

By Sana Burney, Primary Care Network Operational Lead. The demand on access to local health services is increasing as more people are living longer, often with multiple long term conditions. To meet these needs, practices have begun working together and with community, mental health, social care, pharmacy, hospital and voluntary services in primary care networks […]

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 […]