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Primary Care Networks (PCN) Knares Medical Practice is working together with practices in West Basildon PCN to improve patients quality of care.

Primary care networks were introduced in January 2019, which gave the opportunity for GP practices to join networks each with between 30,000 and 50,000 patients.

The Knares Medical Practice is in West Basildon PCN (WBPCN) made up of five practices in Basildon with a population of approximately 50,000 patients.

ln order to support Practices, Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS) was established, to provide a multi-disciplinary teams to provide more integrated health and social care services locally. The patients are able to benefit from the following roles of healthcare providers-

Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Social Prescribing Link Worker, Health and Wellbeing Coach, Care Coordinator, Physician Associate, First Contact Physiotherapist, Dietician, Podiatrist, Occupational Therapist, Trainee Nursing Associate, Paramedics, Advanced Practitioner and Advanced Mental Health Practitioner.

With these additional workforce, The Knares Medical Practice will be able to book patients onto those additional roles, to enable the GPs and and Nurses to devote more time to other quality of services framework.

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For NEW Registration to register with a GP you can download a GMS1 registration form required for this on  www.gov.uk/government/publications/gms1 and bring or send to the surgery.


The practice has 21% sign up of online services have you signed up yet?


ONE STOP CLINIC/NEAR TESTING 

Blood pressure. Machine in waiting area or reception area. You can do your blood pressure yourself and hand over the result slip to the receptionist with your name written on the slip. Just walk in to do this. 

Spirometry. 

Phlebotomy. Same day but usually by booking

ECG. Same day , but usually by booking

24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring. Usually by booking because the machine needs to be calibrated    

Wound Dressing. Usually same day or by booking

Implant. Depending on medical indications same day but usually by booking  

Smoking Cessation Usually by booking

9 Electronic prescribing ..same day  

 
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