What is the first point of contact for patients within the NHS?
What are the 3 different aspects of the NHS structure?
What is secondary care?
What is tertiary care?
What are different services that bridge primary and secondary care?
Public health specialties
Some hospital specialties (such as mental health and palliative care)
Management of long term conditions
Roughly, how many patients does each GP have?
What percentage of patient contact takes place in primary care?
What are some out of hours (OOH) services?
Who are some people in the primary care team?
General practitioners (GPs)
General dental practitioners (GDPs)
NHS 24/associated staff
Allied health professionals (AHPs)
Physician associates (PAs)
Integrated Joint Boards
What are examples of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs)?
What are Integrated Joint Boards composed of?
Health board and local council
What does the typical GP day involve?
Morning and afternoon surgeries
Practice business/staff issues
What are examples of specialists clinics GPs might perform?
What are some aspects of primary care, that you may opt to do or not do?
Out of hours care
GPs with special interests
BASICS (British Association for Immediate Care, pre hospital care)
What does BASICS stand for?
British Association for Immediate Care
What do GPs see in consultations?
Huge variety of symptoms
Undifferentiated symptoms and associated uncertainty
Fascinating insight into patients lives
10 minute appointments
What is the length of an appointment?
What are some examples of presenting symptoms?
What are some examples of different hospital specialties?
What are some examples of things that influence health?
Water and sanitation
Health care services
What does OEM stand for?
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
What does PH stand for?
Who does a long term condition impact?
Patient and their family