Urgent & Unscheduled Primary Care GatDoc Performance Update

October 9, 2017

 

In 2016/17, 54 salaried and sessional CBC GPs delivered 3161 sessions in GatDoc; 99% of all available sessions were staffed. Overall, CBC’s urgent & unscheduled GP services delivered 8409 telephone consultations, saw 3620 patients face to face, undertook 1908 home visits and received 3505 referrals from ECC WIC.

 

Almost half of all contacts resulted in the patient receiving telephone advice; two fifths of consultations took place face to face. 11% of all NHS 111 contacts to GatDoc resulted in a home visit.

 

A further more detailed analysis of 100 home visits showed that without exception, all cases were appropriately triaged by the duty doctor. GPs provided invaluable support for care home staff in many cases, with almost two thirds of patients acutely unwell and all of whom were treated at home. A small proportion of patients sampled (10%) resulted in hospital admission. CBC is working in consultation with Community Services to determine which of these 100 patients could have been essentially treated at home by a nurse practitioner or other professional.

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Featured Posts

Below are links to all of the CBC Health staff bulletins concerning COVID-19.

27th March 2020

3rd April 2020

10th April 2020

17th April 2020

30th April 202...

COVID-19 Staff Bulletins

September 24, 2020

1/2
Please reload

Recent Posts

September 24, 2020

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

© 2017 CBC Health Limited

Building 7, Queens Park, Queensway North, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0QD

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle
  • LinkedIn - White Circle

Tel: 0191 497 7710