A new online 4-part training programme will help Primary Care staff understand how to deliver excellent care for people with a learning disability.
PCW has successfully gained Kickstart Scheme gateway employer status after securing funding to create new job placements for 16-24 year olds on Universal Credit at risk of long term unemployment.
A dedicated clinic has facilitated the immunisation of nearly 70 patients with learning disabilities and/or autism, and 42 carers in just one day.
Lucy Holmes, PCW Health & Wellbeing Operations Manager, explains how non-clinical support from Wellbeing Practitioners (Social Prescribing Link Workers) and Health Coaches have facilitated the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out in Wirral. Includes CASE STUDY
A new team of PCW Cancer Care Coordinators will help increase specialist support for cancer patients across three local Primary Care Networks.
People with learning disabilities and autism are being provided with a Health Action Plan to help them keep track of their health and become more independent.
The team at Primary Care Wirral wants to say huge thank you for the incredible response to our Covid-19 vaccine volunteer drive.
Local PCN have delivered nearly 6000 Covid-19 vaccines in the first week of the Wirral NHS Covid-19 Vaccination Service.
Primary Care Wirral are supporting local PCNs in the recruitment of clinical staff and volunteers as part of the Wirral Covid-19 Vaccination Programme.
The brand-new Primary Care Wirral team of Health Coaches have devised a detailed Q&A video to explain more about their new PCN role.
Lucy Holmes, Primary Care Wirral Health & Wellbeing Operations Manager, explains how non-clinical support from Wellbeing Practitioners (Link Workers) and Health Coaches is helping Wirral practices lower pressure on clinical staff and allow patients access the holistic care they need during Covid-19.
Primary Care Wirral has taken operational control of the Bidston Station park and ride Covid-19 testing centre as part of a wider action plan focused on increasing testing in Wirral.
PCW has diversified its Additional Capacity Hubs offering to provide Covid-19 Antibody Testing for social care staff working in Wirral.
Primary Care Wirral is launching ‘Let’s Talk!’, a communications campaign to support local PCNs and GP surgeries increase patient awareness of the new Wellbeing Practitioner role.
Primary Care Wirral are working in partnership with Wirral University Teaching Hospital (WUTH) in an initiative to increase physical activity levels for cancer patients.
Since February, Primary Care Wirral (PCW) has worked with healthcare providers, local businesses and community groups to source Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), create additional facilities for Covid-19 care, facilitate community support and keep patients in the loop with the latest coronavirus information.
COPD Enhanced Respiratory Tele-Consult Service is a new remote consultation facility designed to support PCNs and practices during the Covid-19 outbreak.
PCW Practice Nurse Helen Hurst will receive the prestigious Queen’s Nursing Award for her committed work in supporting UK military veterans.
PCW member practices have revealed the results of their service improvements following a funding injection from Primary Care Wirral GP Federation in early 2019.
Primary Care Wirral’s and Wirral University Teaching Hospital partnership has been expanded to offer Clinical Pharmacist services for Primary Care Networks in Wirral.
Primary Care Wirral will provide legal, financial, managerial and HR support as Wirral PCNs shape their governance structures.
‘Strong GP Nursing for Primary Care’ is a nursing team enhancement programme aimed at supporting sustainable recruitment and retention in Primary Care.
Estuary Medical Practice and Parkfield Medical Centre, are the last two GP Practices to join Primary Care Wirral Federation.