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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Nurse Practitioners


Miss Jothi Christian (f)

Part of our highly skilled/experienced health care professionals, responsible for attending to patients who wish to be seen. Diagnosing and treating patients presenting with minor illness, seeing and advising people in respect of their continuing medical and nursing needs. However, these patients would have booked appointments at ten (10) minutes intervals. Some of the medical and nursing needs are many including childhood immunisations/ vaccinations (flu, covid and many others) cervical smears etc etc , and many other medical needs. Health promotion. 

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Loraine Barrett (f)

Senior Health Care Practitioner. Phlebotomy, wound treatment. Smoking cessation. Audit assistance. New patients check..she sees all new patients for first medical check. 

Loraine takes blood on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. If you wish to book for a blood test she is available on these days only.

Any health check or blood pressure check will also be booked for Loraine, also ECG, 24 hour blood pressure assessment.

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