Primary care services provide the first point of contact in the healthcare system, acting as the ‘front door’ of the NHS. Primary care includes general practice, community pharmacy, dental, and optometry (eye health) services. For more information please click here to visit NHS Choices.
There are a number of ways in which we are working to improve GP services for the future in Sandwell and West Birmingham.
We are always working to improve the quality of services for our local population. As such we have developed a GP Strategy which aims to enable general practice to play an even stronger role at the heart of more integrated out-of-hospital services that deliver better health outcomes by enabling patients to choose services such as pharmacies as the first point of contact.
To read the full version of the Strategy please click here.