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GP participation in an MCP - My Patients, Dr Neil Fraser

Dr Neil Fraser, a GP from East Leake and Lead for Long Term Conditions with Principa Partners in Health multispecialty community provider (MCP) vanguard, talks about the changes they have made to how patients access care and the effect this has had. He talks specifically about mental health services, long term condition (LTC) management and care homes.

 

How does the NHS in England work? An alternative guide

This animation is a whistle-stop tour of how the NHS works in 2017 and how it’s changing.

 


Principia Showcase Event 13 October 2016


Principia MCP Vanguard 

Rushcliffe has been chosen by NHS England as one of 50 ‘Vanguards’ across the country to lead significant changes in the way local health and social care services are delivered.  As part of our ‘Vanguard’ status we have been awarded national funding to help us improve the quality of local health and social care.

Principia – our local partnership of GPs, patients and community services – is leading this work.  Principia has long had a vision to develop a better way to improve the health and care of Rushcliffe residents and now has a wonderful opportunity to turn this vision into reality. 

For NHS services to remain free and fit for the future, they need to change and work closely with other services such as social care.  

Our ambition is to establish a Multi-specialty Community Provider (MCP) organisation for Rushcliffe that will change how health and social care services are delivered. We want to use the knowledge and experience of the doctors, nurses and the people that patients and carers see every day to make things more straightforward, consistent and accessible - with health and social care finally starting to work together in the way you would hope and expect them to. 

Services coming under one umbrella organisation will facilitate more integrated working between these services and promote a culture of ‘mutual accountability’ for improving patient experience and outcomes.  A new contract for these services will make it everyone’s business and responsibility to deliver joined-up care that is focused on people’s individual needs and them having a positive experience of care.

 

What will be different?

  • Local health and social care services will be fully integrated and provide more joined-up, personalised care
  • There will be a new focus on prevention and self-care – this includes providing information, advice and early support to promote healthy lifestyle choices and help people better manage their own health and wellbeing
  • Better management of long-term conditions will include patient education programmes to help people manage and monitor their own diagnosed conditions
  • Some out-patient clinics and diagnostic services will move out of hospital and into community settings such as GP practices and health centres, so care is closer to home and provides value for money
  • More patients will use technology for online bookings, prescription ordering, access to health records and test results from home, self-monitoring of conditions and consultations with professionals via email, telephone and video calling
  • An emphasis on customer care as part of training for staff across health and social care
  • Better communication between patients and care providers such as GPs, hospitals and social care through record and information sharing
  • Improved care planning and shared decision-making - giving patients more choice and control over their health and wellbeing.

 

Working with local people to get it right

We are committed to involving patients in these changes so that we end up with the right services in the right place.  Advertised events, focus groups and questionnaires are just some of the ways we will be engaging with local people to gather insight, experiences and feedback.  

Our Patient Active Group is supporting this work, its members represent the 12 Patient Participation Groups based within GP Rushcliffe GP practices.  To find out more about PPGs contact the reception at your GP practice who should have the details of when and where they meet.  If you would like to know more about the planned improvements to services and how you can be involved you can email mail@rushcliffeccg.nhs.uk or go to the ‘Get Involved’ section of our website here.

For more information on the NHS England ‘New Care Models’ programme please visit 

www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/futurenhs/new-care-models

 

Value Propositions

Value Proposition Version 3
Value Proposition Version 4 

 

MCP Updates

MCP Update - April 2016 
MCP Update - May 2016 
MCP Update - June 2016 
MCP Update - August 2016
MCP Update - September 2016
MCP Update - October 2016 
MCP Update - November 2016
MCP Update - December 2016
MCP Update - January 2017
MCP Update - February 2017 
MCP Update - Q1 April - June 2017 
MCP Update - Q2 

 

Case Studies

To help with learning and development we will develop a number of case studies to help showcase our work and the impact it is making for our population.

The case studies provide a brief overview of work underway and impact to date. 

 

Case Study 1 Case study 2

GP participation in an MCP - My Patients, Dr Neil Fraser

Dr Neil Fraser, a GP from East Leake and Lead for Long Term Conditions with Principa Partners in Health multispecialty community provider (MCP) vanguard, talks about the changes made to how patients access care and the effect this has had. 

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