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Daring to be different: primary care in Wrexham

The Community Care Collaborative CIC (CCC) is a social enterprise that is working to redesign the way primary care is delivered in Wrexham.  It was set up by Dr Karen Sankey, an experienced GP who came to the realisation that many of the patients she saw daily did not need her medical help.  She regularly had days seeing patients without having to take her stethoscope out of her bag. Karen realised that what many patients […]

Health: primary care

Resources for more collaborative consultations in primary care Year of Care http://www.yearofcare.co.uk/ Co-Creating Health https://www.health.org.uk/programmes/co-creating-health Transforming Participation in Health and Care http://www.england.nhs.uk/2013/09/25/trans-part/ Person Centred Care Resource Centre http://www.personcentredcarenow.org.uk/ These consultations are scripted so that the patient has an active role to play. They also lead onto follow up activities that help the patient to make important changes to their lifestyle. In this way the consultation becomes the centre of whole network of activities and interventions, done by a range of […]