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NHS England, New Care Models team have shared information from North East Hampshire and Farnham vanguard as an example of non-elective demand management.
The North East Hants and Farnham (Primary and Acute Care System) Safe Haven project at the Time Out Café provides a real alternative to attending A&E for people experiencing a mental health crisis, and focuses on helping people to develop self-management skills to break the cycle of crisis. Evaluated independently, it has been shown to have reduced acute psychiatric admissions locally by 33%. The model is cheap and quick to set up and can be easily replicated across other local health systems.

NHS England, New Care Models team have shared information from Fylde Coast Health Economy vanguard as an example of non-elective demand management.  

Fylde Coast Local Health Economy (Multispecialty Community Provider) is reporting that (following the implementation of an extensive care service) for complex care patients, there have been significant reductions in non-elective and elective activity for this cohort of patients. 

The Primary Care Team at NHS England – South (South West) held the South West Primary Care Awards on 14 October 2016 to celebrate the achievements in Primary Care across South West England.
Paul Grundy MD, MPH, IBM Chief Medical Officer, Healthcare Transformation Healthcare Industry spoke at the event. 


Mark Healey, Community Pharmacist, who has been involved in an NHS Education South West funded project to design, develop, deliver and evaluate a programme of continuing professional development
study days for registered pharmacists who wish to develop their knowledge and skills for potential extended roles in primary care wrote an overview of potential roles for Pharmacists in a GP practice.





An NHS Education South West funded project to design, develop, deliver and evaluate a programme of continuing professional development study days for registered pharmacists who wish to develop their knowledge and skills for potential extended roles in primary care.

The below Project Report Executive Summary was written by the University of Exeter Medical School, Pharmacists in Primary Care project team:
Professor John Campbell, Professor of General Practice in Primary Care
Mr Mark Healey, Community Pharmacist 
Ellie Kingsland, Research Administrator
Dr Anna Sansom, Qualitative Researcher
Dr Jo Butterworth, GP & In-Practice Fellow

General Practice is the heart of our health communities and NHS England – South (South West) is proud to be announcing a joint regional awards and conference to celebrate the achievements in Primary Care across South West England.