Primary Care Sheffield and Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust are to join forces to run five of the city’s GP practices. The collaboration will see the two organisations working in partnership to deliver high quality primary care services to 21,500 patients - improving access … [Read more...] about Primary Care Sheffield and Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust to run five GP practices
The Sheffield City region has been announced as one of seven national ‘Test Bed’ innovation centres to take part in a major drive to modernise how the NHS delivers care. Primary Care Sheffield is one of more than 30 partners involved. ‘Test Beds’ are new collaborations between the NHS and … [Read more...] about Sheffield to become a ‘test bed’ for modernising care
Since May 2015, Sheffield citizens have been working with health and social care providers, such as Primary Care Sheffield and Sheffield City Council, to increase access to primary care and social care services as part of the Enhancing Primary Care Programme. We are now starting the process of … [Read more...] about Help us evaluate the Enhancing Primary Care programme
The Dual Trained Community Nursing Project is one of the schemes being delivered through the Enhancing Primary Care programme. Find out how it is already making a difference to the lives of patients. Read a patient's story … [Read more...] about Read a patient’s story – Dual Trained Community Nursing Project
A Sheffield health scheme is helping to ease the pressure on the city’s GPs by changing the way community pharmacists and GP practices work together. In the first month alone, more than two hundred hours of GP time have been saved, freeing GPs up to offer more appointments for people who … [Read more...] about Community Pharmacists help to ease pressure on Sheffield GPs
When I first heard about the Enhancing Primary Care programme and this scheme, I became quite excited. I thought it very forward thinking and a great use of the Prime Minister's Challenge Fund. Having been involved with the LPC (Local Pharmaceutical Committee) for a number of years, I should not … [Read more...] about Musings from a Pharmacist in a GP practice
The Integrated Commissioning Programme aims to ensure Sheffield has a health and care system that helps people improve their health and wellbeing. Sheffield City Council and Clinical Commissioning Group have created a video which explains the programme through the story of Walter. Find out more … [Read more...] about Do you understand the Integrated Commissioning Programme?
Sheffield has been successful in securing £9.7 million from the Prime Minister's Challenge Fund which will be used to improve patient access to GP and community healthcare services and enhance the links between GP practices, community nursing services, pharmacies and the social care and voluntary … [Read more...] about Sheffield patients to benefit from greater access to their local GP