A full-time, specialist role, a Senior Links Officer has joined existing primary care teams.
Phil works within the primary care team. Phil works with individuals from practice list populations on a one-to-one basis to help identify and address issues that negatively impact their health. As appropriate for general practice, there are no exclusion criteria or limit of contacts between patients and practitioners. Phil works with anybody, of any age, experiencing any issue.
- Strengthening connections
- Reducing social isolation and loneliness
- Mitigating the impact of social and economic inequalities on health
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