Tag Archives: Royal College of General Practitioners

Social Care Jargon Buster (Think Local Act Personal)

Summary There is a plain English guide to commonly used social care terms and phrases. The “Social Care Jargon Buster” was commissioned by Think Local Act Personal and produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), with contributions from … Continue reading

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Royal College of General Practitioners Telehealth Video (RCGP)

Summary This Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) video covers the benefits of telehealth for patients with long-term conditions. “Telehealth is helping individuals across the UK to gain better control of their long term conditions and improve their quality of … Continue reading

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Developing Integrated Out-of-Hospital Care (NHS Confederation)

Summary The “Making integrated out-of-hospital care a reality” report, from the NHS Confederation  in collaboration with the RCGP, discusses the principles for integrated care, thinking in particular about the implementation of out-of-hospital care, with the emphasis on connecting primary, community … Continue reading

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£1.5m Assigned to Personal Health Budgets Launch (Pharma Times Online)

Summary The Department of Health has assigned £1.5m for the national launch personal health budgets for some NHS patients. More than 60 primary care trusts in England are currently involved in the pilot programme studying how personal health budgets might … Continue reading

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Medical Generalism: Expertise in Whole Person Medicine (RCGP)

Summary The “Medical generalism: why expertise in whole person medicine matters” report represents the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)’s response to the October 2011 report produced by the Independent Commission on Generalism. This report shows how medical generalists provide … Continue reading

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Medical Generalism: Report of an Independent Commission for the Royal College of General Practitioners and The Health Foundation (Commission on Generalism / RCGP)

Summary This 2011 report considered the contribution of medical generalism and the role of the generalist in the healthcare system. Amongst its many finding, this report repeats evidence that people with long-term conditions account for 50% of all GP appointments, … Continue reading

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Transforming Health and Social Care for People with Dementia (Department of Health, Dementia Health and Care Champion Group)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary Health and care organisations are working on improvements to dementia services as defined in the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge.  The … Continue reading

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