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Improving asthma and COPD in primary care

Leading Change A general practice nurse (GPN), as the lead for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in her Northumberland general practice recognised an opportunity to improve patient outcomes by addressing unwarranted variation in practice. Where to look Evidence available nationally suggests that patients with self-care management plans in both COPD and asthma have […]

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Durham Weight Management Group

Leading Change General Practice Nurses at The Old Forge Surgery successfully redesigned their weight management programmes to better meet the needs of their patients and rural local population. Where to look The Old Forge Surgery serves approximately 2,700 patients and has two GPs and three part-time practice nurses. In preparing for a CQC visit, the […]

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