What is the project purpose?
To support patients – particularly those that are ’hard to reach/vulnerable’ in accessing healthcare appropriately – ‘choosing well’. Focus on DNA patients/improving attendance rates. Supporting GPs with QOF outcomes
Signposting patients to relevant services to meet their social/non-medical needs. Proactively delivering events within the community to engage harder to reach groups
Who can use this service? Patients registered to any of the following 9 surgeries: Bellbrooke, Harehills Corner, Conway, Ashton View, Lincoln Green, Shakespeare Medical Practice, York Road, The Garden Surgery ,Roundhay Road.
How can people access this service? By being referred by any member of practice staff to Patient Ambassador based at assigned surgery.
Who works on this project?
Our staff work at various locations across Leeds including, Shaun Wong (Bellbrooke, Harehills, Conway), Yvonne Johnson (The Garden, York Road, Roundhay Road), Fahima Matin (Ashton View, Roundhay Road, Lincoln Green, Shakespeare. For more information contact Shanaz Gul via Hamara on 01132773330 and speak to a member of the health team.