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Who Does what?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Organization of PC

According to the comments to the first post of this PIE tree, major issue seems to be "Who does what" regarding multiprofessional team work in primary care. Also the balance of the workloads seems to be a concern. To elaborate this problem further can you please define your tasks in brief as a profession in primary care and the areas you are looking for collaboration? any task shift possible from your workload? if yes to whom?

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What is the ideal national umbrella organisation for PC?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Organization of PC

In The Netherlands "Ineen" (= "in one" or "together"  https://ineen.nl/home ) is the advocate of all parties in PC. As an organisation it is more successful than any PC-organisation (as far as I know) in Europe. Since Primore is coming to The Netherlands in the spring, maybe a visit to Ineen would be useful. In fact it could also be a relevant research question "What is the ideal national umbrella organi...

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Social care and health care: how to integrate and to what extend?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Organization of PC

It has been reported that integration of healthcare and social welfare services based on the needs assessment is a key method for improving the equality of services and organising them effectively and cost-effectively. The basic principle is that the individual needs are assessed as a whole and that information flows smoothly between the actors. Individuals are not sent from one expert to another, none of whom has a general picture, wasting time...

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Developing Research Agenda for Interprofessional Primary Care Research

PRIMORE PROJECT - Interprofessional Primary Care Research

An agenda for interprofessional primary care research  will provide guidance for further research and research related policy. Such agenda will also point out challenges for the vision and future of interprofessional primary care research.It could be used as reference manual for all primary care researchers  and policy makers worldwide. I drafted a very preliminary conceptual framework that could be used as initial s...

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Interprofessional Research: What are the threats and opportunities?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Interprofessional Primary Care Research

For some of the primary care professionals the huge burden of service commitments may impede them involving in research activites despite their willingness and high capability of doing research. for the others who have  relatively lower workload, low research capacity and confidence might be barriers against primary care research.  Paper from Raghunath et al published in PHCR&D, 2004 addresses the threats and opportunities for...

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Interprofessional research: What is the rationale?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Interprofessional Primary Care Research

What is the rationale behind interprofesional primary care research ? Paper from Raghunath et al published in PHCR&D 2004 addresses this question. Authors underlined the importance of collecting data from primary care practitioners in order to use it for developing primary care practice. This is in accordance with the need of multiprofessional primary care teams for multiprofessional care approach. to improve multiprofessional care,evide...

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A draft proposition for conceptual framework: Organization of Primary Care.

PRIMORE PROJECT - Organization of PC

I believe, first of all having an agreed conceptual framework of primary care organization can facilitate future discussions on this theme. If you agree can you comment on and help to improve suggested framework attached? any concept missing? any concept needs to be detailed or is there anyone which is not relevant? I also link a paper from Hogg et al for inspiration.

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How to organize Primary Care Systems?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Organization of PC

Primary care in Europe is facing high expectations. It is expected that primary care can help health systems become more responsive to changing health needs; offer more integrated care delivery; and increase the efficiency of the system overall.  (Kringos, Boerma et al. WHO, 2015). EFPC intends to improve the health of the population of Europe by strengthening Primary Care since 2005. Despite several efforts and improvements, organ...

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medical assistants

PRIMORE PROJECT - Interprofessional Primary Care Research

Catalonia has a long experience on interprofessional PCTeams. We have a wide service basket but currently doctors (and nurses) are overwhelmed by administrative workload.  We're developing a project to shift our health clerks into so called "medical assistants", starting by making them referents for chronic complex patients.  Does anyone have experience on such issue?

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Towards community based Mental Health services

PRIMORE PROJECT - Mental Health in PC

The European Forum for Primary Care working group for Mental Health believe there is a need for a paradigm shift in mental health delivery, echoing the United Nations call for a ‘Revolution in Mental Health’ (PÅ«ras 2018). Primary Care has a central role to achieve this, being key to the development of comprehensive services and rooted in communities. These services offer local solutions in an integrated and coordinated way that enable...

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