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Covid-19

United Kingdom (UK) - Primary Care & The Corona Pandemic: Stories From Your Countries

At a time of Covid-19 pandemy , and Personal Protection Equipment , i thought i would share this story. Our centralised supplier provided and delivered the equipment on the 16/03. This is recorded by a reputable international delivery company. At grassroot level the Medical Centre has not received it. After some emails and contact to our centralised supplier , it was clear that the person who accepted and signed the delivery was not part of the t...

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Primary care Covid-19

Working Groups - Impact of EFPC

One thought i had is about the current Sars-Covid2 causing Covid19. In primary care certainly where i work prior to this crisis, there is ( in London Uk) a capacity problem with our primary care service  being engorged by minor ailments, and perceived emergency . This is causing delay in addressing and seeing patients with long term conditions . The example is that currently the UK  government is writing to some patients and asking primary care t...

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Contributions and challenges of general practitioners in China fighting against the novel coronavirus crisis

General - Primary Care & The Corona Pandemic: Stories From Your Countries

Community engagement is the first line of defence in the battle against infectious diseases. GPs are both gatekeepers and health promotors by empowering the community to build a firewall against the deadly virus. GPs are engaged in each of the three phases of response to the disease. For example, they help block the viral transmission in phase 1 by monitoring people at designated checkpoints, and they slow the increase of cases by treating patien...

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IOM Manual on Community-Based Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies and Displacement

Mental Health in PC - PRIMORE PROJECT

IOM is interested in receiving feedback for the manual, aiming at regular revisions based on inputs received from the field. The Mental Health WG takes the lead in preparing feedback which can be endorsed by the EFPC membership. Please feel free to assist the Mental Health WG. Attached the Word document version of the Manual Feedback Form and use the link to find the manual.

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Questions

Impact of EFPC - Advocacy

1. How can health systems support older people to have active, social and meaningful lives? At the moment we care for elderly people but we need to provide social engagement programmes, exercise programmes etc. There is a wealth of evidence to show that this improves cognitive function, physical and mental wellbeing, but the programmes need to be developed and delivered by he right people eg physiotherapists can advise about safe exercising with...

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Good quality care for the elderly

Impact of EFPC - Advocacy

For me the care for older persons would be a priority, facing a situation in The Netherlands (which will be not much different in many other (Northern) European countries) where peoples life’s are prolonged more and more but quality of life is not keeping pace. The care provision in nursing homes is mostly of a very poor quality with large groups of residents, not well trained personnel, workforce shortages, no tailor-made care provision at...

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Shared learning

Interprofessional Learning and EFPC - Interprofessional Learning Themes and Topics

For the past 18 years i have been working  in a deprived area with social mix and migrant population .This area has been identified as having  major health inequality gaps - 10 to 15 years mortality between men and women , higher cancer rates cardiovascular and chronic respiratory diseases compare to the national average  - . Over 10 years ago , a national program recognised and launched  some focal political driven changes ....

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How a primary care organization can be sensitive to disadvantaged groups like migrants?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Organization of PC

Two approaches are proposed for health interventions regarding migrants. Migrant-specific, exclusive approach specific health and preventive interventions are required. Migrant-sensitive, inclusive approach adapting the existing routine health and preventive services To make an migrant sensitive PC organization what will be your suggestions?

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How to measure Community Orientation from multiprofessional perspective?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Organization of PC

Community oriented primary care is a promising concept for meeting the needs of population from the primary care perspective and also as a bridge between individual and population approaches  to care.  From the multiprofessional perspective, I wonder the community orientation level of each professional primary care provider and also their practices. If I formulate the research question as  How to assess the community orientation...

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how can Primary Care contribute to social connectedness?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Organization of PC

Candan commented on related PIE and referred educational activities at primary care settings for chronically ill patients as a contributor to social connectedness. What else can primary care provide for improvement of social interaction and socially connected communities? What can be its role?

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