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Community Nurses and General Practitioners

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 3467, tabled on 17 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to improve the joined-up care liaison between GPs' and district nurses.

Answered on

24 May 2022

The ‘Joining up care for people, places and populations’ white paper published in February 2022 set out the intention to develop shared outcomes at a local and national level to achieve better integration of services and patient experience. This includes between primary and community care such as enhanced health in care homes. We are also increasing and diversifying the general practice workforce to ensure practices can meet the needs of the local population and NHS England and NHS Improvement are developing a National Community Nursing Plan.

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