Click on the links below to see how diverse practices around the UK have transformed the way they work. Others feature in our research and posters. All have come through our launch programme and answered the question, “How can we help all our patients, all day, every day?”
New quick link: Skewen, first in Wales
High demand practice, 8,700 patients, launched 10/10/12. Continuity rises 15% at the same time as access time falls to minutes. Clarendon case study wins prize
Dr Jeremy Tankel beams,
“We are now on top of our workload.”
The Elms, Liverpool – just updated, chart shows 23% reduction in A&E attendances.
Inner city practice, 8,500 patients, launched 16/4/12
Dr Chris Peterson, also Liverpool CCG Urgent Care Lead, says: “The sustainability of GP Access lies in the control regained by the practice. We are now saving 20% of GP working hours, game changing for us, and A&E attends are 50% below Liverpool average.”
Suburban practice, 6,400 patients, launched 25/7/11.
Dr Kam Singh comments: “GP Access has given me a new lease of life.”
Commuter town, 8,300 patients, launched 25/6/12.
10% list increase, no extra GP sessions needed – Dr David Corps calls it a life saver when PMS funding was cut £170,000.
Business Manager Mark Dalling urges: “Get the basics in place, launch quickly, and then adapt and refine as you go.”
A patient writes on Facebook: “Oak Tree is the best surgery in Didcot. You ring on the day you want to go, the Doc rings you back, and will sort over phone or see you that day.”