Birkenhead and Wallasey Primary Care Trust History of Wallasey - 1990 – Informal meetings/PGEA meetings - Locality/Extended Executive/CMG - Multi-Fund formed between smaller practices - Therapeutics Groups established before PCGs - Established concept of sharing clinical knowledge to improve practice - Locality-wide Protected Learning Time
Birkenhead and Wallasey Primary Care Trust Six Centres Plan Victoria Central Hospital New Brighton Wallasey Village Egremont Leasowe Poulton
Birkenhead and Wallasey Primary Care Trust Future profile of GP premises Centre 1. VCH – 4 practices Centre 2.New Brighton – 3 practices Centre 3.Wallasey Village – 4 practices Centre 4.Egremont – 2 practices Centre 5.Leasowe – 3 practices Centre 6.Poulton – 1 practice
Range of Services at Centres Physiotherapy Phlebotomy Dietetics Pharmacy Social Services CAB Medical Training Counselling Birkenhead and Wallasey Primary Care Trust
Birkenhead and Wallasey Primary Care Trust WIIFM? Increased services State of the art premises Increase services (not fund holding) State of the Art premises (minor injuries/WIC/OOH) Easy recruitment to uncomplicated premises Keep central/community identity Exit Strategy
Birkenhead and Wallasey Primary Care Trust Services Greater scope to design/redesign services Improved access to wider range of services for patients Better continuity of care Patient Perspective Modern, accessible buildings with wide range of services Establishes true one stop concept for primary care Considerations Joint working with local authority e.g. public transport Retaining local ownership WIIFM?