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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.
Dr Donal Collins, a GP from Gosport and Clinical Lead for the Better Local Care (Hampshire) multispecialty community provider (MCP) vanguard, explains how existing staff resource is being used to meet demand and reduce urgent workload, including setting up a same day access service, and identifying the benefits this has had for patients and the team.
Dr Tracey Vell, a GP from Greater Manchester and Associate Lead for Primary Care for Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, talks about the changes they’re looking at making to their estate and technology (including how data is used) to deliver the new care model and also what moving to a new way of working means for the practice team.
Dr Duncan Gooch, a GP from Erewash and Clinical Sponsor for the Wellbeing Erewash vanguard, speaks about how the proposed new ways of working have been received by GPs, the leadership role he has taken on and what this has meant for him, as well as the change he has seen in the system since being involved.
Dr Steve Mann, a GP from Stourbridge and Clinical Lead for MCP Development for Dudley MCP (multispecialty community provider) vanguard, outlines the contractual options Dudley have been considering and talks about Dudley’s history and how this has led to these conversations.
What does it mean for me (as a GP)?
Dr Arvind Madan, NHS England’s Director of Primary Care, talks about how new models of care benefits GPs and patients. He outlines the options for how GPs can participate in a multispecialty community provider (MCP), identifies questions which GPs might have and pulls together highlights from the five themed videos to answer this.