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JOHN HEYWORTH Consultant Emergency Department Southampton General Hospital.

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1 JOHN HEYWORTH Consultant Emergency Department Southampton General Hospital

2 CONGRATULATIONS! (on an excellent contract)

3 Frog on a dual-carriageway situation (is how it feels for A&E)

4 STRAW POLL (Taken in the hall, showed many GPs will be working OOH)

5 The View from the ED Trench 4 hour targets 98% by January % plateau

6 Primary Care in the ED No standard definition for Primary Care patient Huge range 5-40% Usually not trivial Significant resource implications Significant risk issues

7 Activity tsunami From midday Saturday Sunday all day Bank Holidays

8 Solutions No universal solution Dependent on local factors PCC/WIC in community

9 Opportunity Knocks Sort Primary Care emergency provision – our of hours and in hours GP SI Role of the GP in the Emergency Department Co-location

10 Co-location Principles Consistently available Widely publicised Separate entrance to the ED Self contained PCC Appointment by phone Some two-way traffic with the ED

11 Next Steps Dialogue with your Emergency Department – NOW! ED – Primary Care axis


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