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Primary Care and Long Term Conditions

Vision

To contribute to the development of high quality primary care services which: enable people to improve their health and prevent illness; care for mental, physical and social health; and offer care proportionate to need with a particular focus on the health of adults living with long-term conditions

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of primary care services and maximise population health gain and the reduction of inequalities in health from strategic decision-making relevant to primary care services by:

  •       Assessing need for primary care services
  •       Appraising effectiveness evidence
  •       Informing evaluation of primary care initiatives
  •       Informing quality improvement activity in primary care
  •       Influencing primary care service strategy

We will work in partnership with the following stakeholders to achieve this vision and purpose:

  •       strategic planning and clinical directors for primary care in NHSGGC and its partner Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCP)
  •       primary care support team colleagues
  •       business intelligence colleagues
  •       Managed Clinical Networks
  •       locality health improvement teams
  •       relevant community and voluntary organisations

Resources

A Long Term Conditions Information Pathway (pdf) has been designed to assist NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde staff, who work with patients who have Long Term Conditions, or their carers. It identifies publications which are available to support effective communication with patients.

Publications and resources can be ordered via the Public Health Resource Directory.

The NHSGGC Health and Wellbeing Directory is a gateway to information about a wide range health improvement and wellbeing services provided by  NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and our partner organisations.