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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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Physician Assistants

Mr Promise Ozuzu (m)

General Practice Assistant, GP assistant, part of our multidisciplinary team within the surgery, and provide a supportive role, carrying out administrative tasks, combine in some areas with basic clinical duties, helping to free up GPs time and contribute to the smooth running of appointments, improving patients experience.

Mrs Amina Ashory (f)

Senior General Practice Assistant, GP Assistant, part of our multi-disciplinary team within the primary care, and provide a supportive role, carrying out administrative tasks, combine in some areas with basic clinical duties, helping to free up GPs time and contribute to the smooth running of appointments, improving patients experience.

medical correspondence/review, hospital letters, urinalysis, MED3 assessment/review- sick note, blood reports, minor ailments, smoking cessation, QOFs.

Pharmacists

Mr Jay Thakkar (m)

Clinical pharmacist in the practice. Covering , medication review, minor ailments management and advice on minor injuries. Link with medicine management and community pharmacist. Medication audits.

Mrs VICTORIA OWOYEMI (f)

Prescribing Pharmacist, consultation in most medical conditions. She takes into account the patient’s ideas, concerns, and expectations to provide treatment and expertise for a range of clinical conditions.

Attached Staff

Mr Vitalis Agaba (m)

Care coordinator-

help to manage patient healthcare for example elderly or disabled , monitoring and coordinating patients treatment and plans. Health education, connect with other health providers, evaluate the progress of health conditions.

Mrs Amanda Farley (f)

Social Prescriber

Has holistic approach to people’s health and well-being. Connect people to community groups for practical and emotional support, non- medical support, such as day centres, charities, getting benefits, legal advice. Connection to community groups  to improve their well-being and tackle social isolation.

Mr Henry Cheng (m)

Clinical Pharmacist. 

Mr Jay Thakkar (m)

Clinical Pharmacist.

Ms Angela Chibuike-Ihionu (f)

Reception, care coordinator,attending to patients needs and demands.

 
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