South and West Primary Care Network

Practices in South & West: Alton Street, Pendeen, Much Birch, Kingstone, Golden Valley and Fownhope

Population: 40,937

...of Whom 21% are over 70

Practice Staff: 183

Covers: 348 sq miles

Care Homes: 19
365 Beds

Major achievements during 2020/21

Developed closer relationships with our care homes through our Care Home Care Coordinator, working hard to enhance health in care homes and provide an efficient and effective multi-disciplinary approach. 

Working together to successfully deliver the COVID vaccination programme at the Larruperz Centre in Ross-on-Wye.

The six practices within the PCN are supporting one another in what remains a challenging time for General Practice. 

Key focus areas for the next year:

Continue to expand ARRS (Additional Roles) Workforce to reflect the needs of Anticipatory Care.

Align PCN priorities to the strategic outcomes of the Integrated Care System.

Service improvement training across the PCN.

Explore and develop spirometry services in collaboration with community services. 

Engage with our population through a network of Patient Participation Groups (PPGs).

Expand Social Prescribing with a focus on areas of health inequalities and personalised care. 

Adopt and develop a Distributed Leadership Approach. 

Key People:

Dr Dominic Horne
PCN Clinical Director

Sharon Waldis
PCN Development Manager

Alex Price
Non-Executive Director