Primary Care Resilience Webinar series:

Connect, rebuild and move forward together

The response to COVID-19 has led to a rapid change in how general practice operates. To support the sharing of learning, we have developed a Primary Care Resilience Webinar series in collaboration with colleagues from Scottish Government, the Royal College of General Practitioners and NHS Education for Scotland.

In these Webinar sessions you will be able to connect with peers, take part in discussions on current topics and reflect on what this could mean for the future of primary care.

Topics will change each session and will be based on your feedback. This is to ensure that we are focusing on the most current and relevant topics in primary care and your practice.

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  1. Infection prevention - how do we manage day to day appointments in keeping other patients safe from i.e. respiratory viruses?
    Led by: Kathy Kenmuir, Primary Care Cell Co-Lead at Public Health Scotland
  2. How they are triaging patients in the current context
    Led by: Wendy Calder, Practice Manager, Annat Bank and Townhead Practice in Links Health Centre, Montrose, NHS Tayside
  3. Experience of using Medlink for long-term conditions
    Led by: Dr Nico Grunenberg, GP, CQL, NHS Tayside and Primary Care Quality Improvement Faculty Member, Healthcare Improvement Scotland
  4. Experience of using e-Consult
    Led by: Dr Paul Bailey, Newbattle Medical Group, NHS Lothian
  5. Experience of using AskMyGP
    Led by: Adam Czarnobay, Practice Manager, Lerwick Health Centre, NHS Shetland

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Summary of seventh Webinar

  1. Highlighting the importance of care planning and having 'What Matters to You' conversation
    Led by: Shaun Maher, Principal Education, NHS Education for Scotland
  2. The evolving role of the multidisciplinary team in care planning conversations in primary care
    Led by: Jan Beattie, Allied Health Professional Advisor in Primary Care at Scottish Government
  3. A 4-step process to anticipatory care planning, and ways to review the KIS
    Led by: Dr Paul Baughan, GP and Primary Care Quality Improvement Faculty Member, Healthcare Improvement Scotland
  4. The difference ACP makes (care story) - how information recorded on KIS can make a difference
    Led by: Raymond Rose, Hospital Ambulance Liaison Officer (Palliative and End of Life Care), West Region, Scottish Ambulance Service
  5. ACP and Care Homes
    Led by: Dr Judith Marshall, GP and Lead for Anticipatory Care Planning, Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership

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Summary of sixth Webinar

  1. "Silver Livings" - the potential of interface working for ensuring quality care
    Led by: Dr Carey Lunan, Chair, RCGP Scotland
  2. Example of interface working between primary and secondary care - Reviewing the orthopaedic patient pathway
    Led by: Lech Rymaszewski, Clinical Advisor, Modernising Patient Pathways Programme, Scottish Government
  3. Supporting primary care interface working – where it’s working well and why
    Led by: Dr Elaine Turner, Clinical Lead for Interface, RCGP Scotland
  4. Example of interface working between primary and secondary care – OOH Interface working in Highland 
    Led by: Dr Lorien Cameron-Ross, Clinical Director (Out of Hours), NHS Highland

 

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Summary of fifth Webinar - which includes the themes from the chat box, your feedback via the survey, and additional resources.

  1. A General Practice perspective on managing long-term conditions
    Led by: Dr Nico Grunenberg, GP, Cluster Quality Lead, NHS Tayside and Primary Care Quality Improvement Faculty Member, Healthcare Improvement Scotland
  2. What are the roles that the multidisciplinary team play in supporting people to manage their long-term condition?
    Led by: Lynne Innes, GPN and National Coordinator for General Practice Nursing, NHS Education for Scotland
  3. Person-centred care, health literacy and putting the person at the centre of collaborative care planning – House of Care approach
    Led by: Graham Kramer, GP, steering group member of Health Literacy UK and Clinical Lead for Scotland's House of Care
  4. Our experience of using House of Care for person-centred care planning
    Led by: Alison Hannan, Advanced Public Health Practitioner and House of Care Project Lead, NHS Grampian
  5. The Links Approach in Supporting People with Long-Term Conditions
    Led by: Chris Flynn, Senior Community Links Practitioner, Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland
  6. Group consultations for supporting people with long term conditions
    Led by: Dr Joanna Smail, GP Partner, NHS Lothian, Brian McKinstry, GP and Professor of Primary Care eHealth, University of Edinburgh
  7. Telemedicine and remote monitoring to support the self-management of long-term conditions
    Led by: Brian McKinstry, GP and Professor of Primary Care eHealth, University of Edinburgh

 

Summary of fourth Webinar - which includes the themes from the chat box, your feedback via the survey, and additional resources.

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Q&A on Managing Long-Term Conditions in Primary Care 

  1. Scene Setting: Medicines in Primary Care
    Led by: Jill Gillies, Primary Care Improvement Portfolio Lead, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Alison Strath, Principal Pharmaceutical Officer, Scottish Government
  2. Launch of NHS Pharmacy First Scotland service
    Led by: Dr Michelle Watts, Medical Adviser (Primary Care Division), Scottish Government, Amanda Rae, Head of Policy and Development, Community Pharmacy Scotland, Catherine Aglen, Pharmacy and Medicines Division,­ Scottish Government and Senior Specialist Tutor, NHS Education for Scotland, Jonathan Burton, Chair, Scottish Pharmacy Board, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  3. Pharmacotherapy
    Led by: Dr Scott Jamieson, Executive Officer (Quality Improvement), Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland, Amy Robinson, Locality Prescribing Advisor, NHS Dumfries and Galloway, Alison Strath, Principal Pharmaceutical Officer, Scottish Government

Summary of third Webinar - which includes the themes from chat box and your feedback from the survey

Q&A on Medicines

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  1. The interface between health and social care: How to build relationships and collaborations between primary care services and care homes in Scotland?
    Led by: Dr Scott Jamieson, Executive Officer (Quality Improvement), Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland, Dr Donald Macaskill, Chief Executive, Scottish Care, Dr Alasdair Forbes, Deputy Chair (Policy), Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland
  2. Primary care recovery – refocusing and adapting to the current context
    Led by: Dr Michelle Watts, Medical Adviser (Primary Care Division), Scottish Government, Dr Andrew Buist, Chair, Scottish GP Committee, British Medical Association

Summary of second Webinar - which includes the themes from chat box and your feedback via the survey

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  1. What have we learned from managing patient care with technology? How should we move forward?
    Led by: Dr Scott Jamieson, Executive Officer (Quality Improvement), RCGP Scotland and Clare Morrison, National Near Me Lead
  2. How have primary care services responded to COVID-19 and how can we learn from this?
    Led by: Dr Michelle Watts, Medical Adviser (Primary Care Division), Scottish Government

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Q&A on NHS Near Me