The practice is implementing an enhanced service with patients with long term conditions, starting with Diabetes.
Care plans are being introduced to allow patients the opportunity to be more involved in making decisions and more able to have a say in what support they need.
The patient will attend the surgery for their annual check-up with a Healthcare Assistant where their checks and measurements are taken. The results will be sent to the patient prior to their annual Diabetes appointment. This will give the patient the chance to be able to think about what the results mean to them and what they may want to discuss in their consultation with the GP/Long term Condition Nurse.
Please see the Diabetes Care Planning Leaflet for more information.