Improving access: Paramedic practitioner service in the South Kent Coast

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A case study looking at how practice based paramedics are improving access inĀ  the South Kent coast.

Region: South

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The aim of the service is to minimise the disruption of home visits to GP surgery schedules and reduce the number of A&E attendances. The paramedic practitioner service provides a seven day per week visiting service in collaboration with local GP practices and the 8am-8pm hubs in Folkestone and Dover.