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Integrated Primary Care Teams (Brighton and Hove)

Formerly known as District/Community Nursing.

We work closely with your GP to help you get the care you need. We'll:

  • Review your health condition, assess your needs, agree with you a health action plan and help you care for yourself.
  • Provide care to you wherever you live.
  • Ensure you get the health services you need, such as education and advice, medicines and continence services. For some services you'll need to go to your GP surgery - if you can.
  • Work with all specialist teams to ensure you get the right care, from the right people, with the right skills, at the right time.
  • Work with social services to ensure care plans and support packages meet your needs.

We provide care to:

  • People aged 16 and over.
  • Who are registered with a GP in Brighton & Hove.
  • Who have a long term condition or who are frail or elderly and housebound.
  • A long term condition is a health a condition that cannot be cured but can be managed with therapy and/or medication.

Teams provide:

  • Advanced physical assessment skills
  • Independent prescribing and case management.
  • Care co-ordination.
  • Nursing staff.
  • Allied Health Professionals.
  • Community medication review pharmacist.
  • Generic support workforce.

Coverage

Brighton, Hove

How To Access

Referrals can be via a GP, other health professional or by self referral to Integrated Primary Care Teams.

Contact Details

Lynne Allen
Clinical Nurse Manager
2nd Floor, Arundel Building
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove, Brighton
BN2 3EW
Tel: 01273 696011 ext. 3663

Opening Hours

8am and 8pm every day of the week including weekends and Bank Holidays. Outside these hours please contact NHS 111.

How to find us

This service is provided in patients own homes.

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