This document clarifies the roles of different primary care services for the general public, with a view to encouraging their use for all but the most serious emergencies. The role primary care in supporting public health is discussed.
“Pharmacy Voice has taken the initiative to work with colleagues in general practice, optical, dental and hearing health sectors to identify where collaborative work can take place to deliver better care for patients and to tackle health inequalities.”
The main contents page headings comprise:
- Executive summary.
- Policy background.
- We are Primary Care.
- Making every contact count.
- Improving access and choice.
- Community assets.
- Investing on innovation.
- Strategy for the future.
We are primary care. London: Pharmacy Voice, July 2014.