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Local GP Group Win For Innovation At The General Practice Awards

West Yorkshire-based GP federation, Wakefield Health & Wellbeing (WWHW) has announced success claiming first place in The General Practice Forward View Innovations – Developing the Practice’ category, at ‘The General Practice Awards’. The locally-developed GP scheme was originally created as a pilot project to help enhance patient care and transform access to vital health and Read More

Five easy ways to raise awareness about care navigation in your GP practice 

By David Cowan – care navigation programme manager, West Wakefield Health & Wellbeing  It was the German psychologist, Hermann Ebbinghaus who first discovered the forgetting curve and how as humans, we forget two thirds of what we learn 24 hours later. It’s easy to see why when you consider how many times you look at your smartphone each Read More

Newly-endorsed Social Prescribing Tool Goes Live

You may remember that up to April 2017, West Wakefield proudly hosted Wakefield’s Multispecialty Community Provider (MCP) vanguard. Developing how we use social prescribing in the community was a key part of that work and we’re pleased to see a tool that we helped to develop has now been endorsed by NICE. Together with our partners in Read More