Named GP For all patients!
From April 2015 all patients must have a named GP and patients will be informed as to whom this GP is.
The responsibilities of the named GP are to:
· Take lead responsibility for ensuring that all appropriate services required are delivered to the patient.
· Where required, work with relevant associated health and social care professionals to deliver a multidisciplinary care package that meets the needs of the patient.
· Ensure that the physical and psychological needs of the patient are recognized and responded to by the relevant clinicians in the practice.
· Ensure that the patient has access to a health check if requested.