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Why were GP premises made?

complexity of work
form larger parterships
accommodate wide range of healthcare professionals

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Members of the traditional PHCT

GP partners
Gp assistants and other salaried doctors
GP registrars
practice nurses
practice managers
receptionists
community nurses
midwives
health visitors
nurse practitioners

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Practice nurse roles

Bloods
ECG
minor and complex wound management
travel health advice and vaccines
child immunisations
family planning and women's health
mens health screening
sexual health
smoking cessation

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District nurse roles

visit people in home or residential care homes
teaching and support
minimise hospital admissions and readmissions
patients returning home ASAP
monitor quality of care

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When do midwifes care for a patient?

all stages of pregnancy ,labour and early postnatal

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Where can midwives work?

community
homes
local clinics
children centres
GP
hospital wards
neonatal units

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When do health visitors care for patients?

pregnancy to 5 years

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Roles of healthcare visitor

ongoing additional services for vulnerable children and families
contribute to MDT in safeguarding and protecting children

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Role of macmillan nurse

Macmillan nurses specialise in cancer and palliative care, providing support and information to people with cancer, and their families, friends and carers, from the point of diagnosis onwards.

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What do macmillan nurses offer?

Specialised pain and symptom control
Emotional support both for the patient and their family or carer
Care in a variety of settings – in hospital (both inpatient and outpatient), at home or from a local clinic
Information about cancer treatments and side effects
Advice to other members of the caring team, for example district nurses and Marie Curie nurses
Co-ordinated care between hospital and the patient's home
Advice on other forms of support, including financial help.

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Allied health professionals

physiotherapy
OT
dietetics
podiatry
pharmacy
counselling

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Pharmacist role

They advise medical and nursing staff on the selection and appropriate use of medicines. They provide information to patients on how to manage their medicines to ensure optimal treatment.

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What is dietetics?

Interpretation and communication of nutrition science to enable people to make informed and practical choices about food and lifestyle in health and disease

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Responsibilities of dietitians

working with people with special dietary needs
informing the general public about nutrition
offering unbiased advice
evaluating and improving treatments
educating patients/clients, other healthcare professionals and community groups.

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What do physiotherapists do?

treat people with physical problems caused by illness, accident or ageing
human movement
rehab

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Physiotherapists core skills

manual therapy
therapeutic exercises
electro-physical modalities

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What is occupational therapy?

assessment and treatment of physical and psychiatric conditions using specific activity to prevent disability and promote independent function

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OT areas

physical rehabilitation
mental health services
learning disability
primary care
paediatrics
environmental adaptation
care management
equipment for daily living

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3 selected secondary care services

hospital consultants
diagnostic imaging
operating services

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What are care managers?

specialised social workers helping with support services and finances

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2 complimentary therapists

acupuncture
homeotherapy

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2 social services

social workers
social care workers

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Health promotion - 2 examples

gym
education

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3 affects of changes in PHCT

which are part
which work alongside
working relationships

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Why does the development of healthcare premises affect PHCT?

60% premises owned by GP
too small or unfit
growing number of GPs need accommodated
trend away from smaller doctors
wider range of services

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what % of PHC premises owned by GPs?

60%

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2 political pressures on PHCT

reduce cost of treatment
provide more treatments closer to where patient lives

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examples of developing new and extended professional roles

healthcare assistants
extended role of pharmacists
nurse prescribing and triage

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PHCT what the team should do

recognise and include patient, carer, PHCT
common agreed purpose
team working conditions
understand and acknowledge of team
communication
promote teamwork across health and social care

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Aim of integration agenda of health and social care

reduce unnecessary admissions to hospital and delayed discharges
efficient and effective use of resources

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Integrated services act

2014 act

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2014 act

NHS boards and local authorities to integrate for adult social services, primary care and hospital

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Integrated joint boards members

GP
nurse
third sector
service user
staff side
secondary medical
chief officer
chief social worker