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Neighbourhood Care Team Story

“Jenny lived with her husband and was referred to the Neighbourhood care team for end of life care and palliative care to manage her symptoms and keep her comfortable.
When I met Jenny and her…

A Physiotherapist Story

My story focuses on a 72 year old male Alan*, who presented with complex and worrying needs.
I received an urgent referral from Alan’s GP who said that they had carried out a home visit and that Alan was unable to stand up. The history was that he had sat in his chair for 2 weeks without moving. It wasn’t clear what had happened during these weeks or what had led to this situation…

Stories from a Social Prescriber

I work with a GP practice and we have weekly lunches when we share information or ask local organisations in to talk about their work. At one of these lunches, I spoke about an organisation I had heard about called ‘Down to Earth’ who arrange affordable funerals…

MECC Celebration and Community of Practice Launch Event

MECC Celebration and Community of Practice Launch Event 13 OCTOBER 2017 People who have attended the Making Every Contact Count (MECC) training are invited to attend the MECC Celebration and Community of Practice Launch Event on 23 November from 2:30-4:30 at the...

Innovation moves at the speed of trust: Thoughts from a New York visitor

Ryan Ocampo is a Senior Account Manager working with NHSE’s New Care Models Programme. He is our main point of contact to make sure we are on track with our Vanguard programme. Please see below for his blog on a recent visit from Jason Helgerson, Medicaid Director from the New York State’s Department of Health.