Who's Doing What

Your General Practice:

This often is the first port of call for a person's health needs and the scope of delivery is ever increasing, managing conditions and problems that would have in the past done by hospital services. This is particularly true in the current developments of more and more integrated structures blurring the boundaries between hospital care provision, GP practice work and voluntary sector supports. This results also in a variation of range of services delivered between surgeries.

It also may mean that a patient would be asked to see other professionals on occasions - rather their own GP- but usually under the direction of your GP.

There is a wide range of professionals working in a general practice: