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Describe one local health or social care service provider and identify its place in national provision

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´╗┐Suffolk New College Unit 6 Assignment title: Personal and professional Development in Health and Social Care 2 Minhaz Miah Activity 1 ? Describe one local health or social care service provider and identify its place in national provision (P6) (IE2) The dermatology clinic provides comprehensive care for different range of things as they offer the following services which are: UVB and/or UVA phototherapy for psoriasis Botox therapy Treatment for photo damage Laser surgery for port-wine stains, telangiectasias, warts, tattoo removal, laser resurfacing and other cosmetic issues Treatment for skin cancer General skin problem Dermatology is the medicine looking at things within the skin and also diseases. A unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist takes care of diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails. The primary care of the dermatology clinic refers to the work of health care professionals who acts as a first point consultation for all patients within the health care patients. This is where the patient is reviewed and seen by their general practioner before referring them to the hospital for their needs. The secondary is the health care service which is provided by medical specialist and other health professional that generally do not have the first contact with patients. ...read more.


They must also make sure that their rules, policies and procedure are also there for the safety of the service user. Activity 2 ? Describe the roles, responsibilities and career pathways of three health and social care workers (P7) 9IE2; CT1) For this part of the assignment I will describe the roles, responsibilities and pathways of three health and social care workers. Health care assistant worker The health care worker responsibility is to provide good quality care and also to provide assistant to the nurses. Health care assistant look after the patient and provide their need under the guidance of the nurse and they sanitise beds and change them when it is needed to do so. The health care assistant follows the general rules of the hospital as this is a must but there are extra rules that the care assistant must follow which are to be valued and respected, to be heard as an equal member, to express the concern patient, maintain confidentiality and also be there for the patient when they are needed. There is a team who they under the team of the nurses, the healthcare are there for the nurses for support and provide assistant when needed. There was no formal qualification but there were a few different types of training and induction to be a healthcare assistant from then if they passed the training they would qualify for the job. ...read more.


They are there to make sure that everything is under control and supervised. They will deal with any problems or complaints that are raised Lab assistant A lab assistant performs or supervises the performance of technical procedure and also performs other related duties as required. They are also required to be the assistant of the person who is doing the operation; they have a duty to make sure that all equipment is sterilised and prepared for the surgery. They must make sure that all health and safety policies and procedures are followed. All lab assistant must follow the cod of conduct they have as some of them are things like to ensure the effective care is provided, lab assistant must protect the confidentiality of all patients, and they should take responsibility for the professional acts, maintain and improve their knowledge and understanding. The lab assistant had basic GCSE and progressed straight into lab training where they had to do all types of training. They were taught lessons in what lab assistants do and what is required of them. Current qualifications the lab assistant has got are the first aid, health and safety qualification. In this department they have an operating managaer, department manager and also a caretaker manager each have the role to make sure everything is running normal and making sure staffs are working properly. They also deal with any complaints or issues people may have. ...read more.

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