Transforming health services in Brent

Details on the work GPs in Brent have undertaken in 2013/14 to improve patient care has been published by Brent CCG.

‘Transforming health services in Brent’ is Brent CCG’s annual report for 2013/14 and sets out its work to provide more health services in a community setting, closer to people’s homes.

Dr Ethie Kong, a local GP in Brent and chair of Brent Clinical Commissioning Group, said today: “Brent CCG is committed to providing health services that meets the needs of local residents.

“We are bringing care closer to people’s homes, where it is easier for them to use them, and centralising specialist hospital care onto specific sites so that more expertise is available more of the time.

“Key achievements for this year have been to expand our diabetes service to tackle the growing number of people who have this condition, supporting people who are unwell to maintain their independence, and investing in GP services to make it easier for people to see a GP when they are unwell.

“In carrying out our work, working closely with patients and the public continues to be important, to ensure we understand their needs and provide the right services to meet their requirements.”

Dr Kong stressed that clinical safety and patient experience will always be the top priorities of Brent CCG.

“In all of our work, maintaining the highest standards of care and safety in the services we commission for Brent residents will always be our top priority.

“We will never compromise on health standards and patient safety when making changes to services.”

‘Transforming health services in Brent’ is Brent CCG’s annual report for 2013/14 and can be downloaded here

For press enquiries please contact Duncan Stroud Head of Communications for Brent, Harrow and Hillingdon phone: 07778-524081 email: duncan.stroud@nwlcsu.nhs.uk

 

 

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