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"I order to improve health in the primary care setting you need to work collaboratively with others" discuss.

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Introduction "I order to improve health in the primary care setting you need to work collaboratively with others" Throughout the discussion I will analyze the above statement highlighting the professional issues raised, involving the nurse working in the primary care setting. Within this I will distinguish exactly what primary care is and the relation to the importance of collaboration in this particular setting. Leading onto how we/nurses collaborate in primary care. I will also investigate what a clients roll is in the promotion of the populations health. Included within this are recent policies applicable to this setting. To conclude I will critical analyze examples of my own personal experience in the primary care situation, analyzing the competencies and inequalities that I feel occurred, linking to the appropriate theories to practice. ...read more.

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" Working within the primary care setting offers the opportunity for professionals to work with individuals and families holistically on a regular basis" White(2003). There is then the opportunity to provide individuals with advice and support to promote prevention. The jobs have also evolved within primary care creating a very diverse client group and needs, this is mainly due to "Hospital stays being shorter so patients are being discharged into the community requiring more acute technical care than previously" Parham(2003). Where acute care within the community is concerned these are such incidents as palliative care within the home. Due to the recognition of the importance of primary care, primary groups were created in 1999, this was post implementation of the White paper: The new NHS modern and dependable (Department of Health,1997). ...read more.

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It is the working together of agencies to provide a whole service. According to DOH (2002) primary care should aim to work within a collaborative model "This approach is a proven method of spreading and adapting existing knowledge to multiple sites to achieve a common aim". Working within a collaborative practice provides participants with a set of principles, ideas and actions that will lead to improvements. "Collaboration is not only useful but essential to providing high quality, seemless health care" Stated Cook (2002). According to Steel (1999) "Collaboration implies partnership". From these statements it is possible to conclude that a basic meaning for collaboration is teamwork. In the health profession it is the multi disciplinary team working together to meet the needs of a individual whether these needs are social, physical or emotional. ...read more.

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