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Primary Care Strategic Framework - Caring for People Beyond Tomorrow

Creator:

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS)

Subject Keywords: Government of Irelands policy position for the future of primary care services
Topic: Chronic Conditions
Type: Framework
Region: Northern Ireland
Description:

Following approximately two years of development and consultation the Department published its Primary Care Strategic Framework - Caring for People Beyond Tomorrow - on 12 October 2005. Caring for People Beyond Tomorrow sets out the Department's policy position through a Vision Statement for a future Primary Care Service, and a policy framework designed to steer the future development of policies and services in primary care. Key aspects of the Strategic Framework are: - A service focused on providing comprehensive person-centred care. - A first point of contact that is readily accessible and responsive to meet people's needs day or night. - A co-ordinated, integrated service employing a team approach with multi-agency linkages. - An emphasis on engagement with people and communities about their care and the way services are designed and delivered. - A focus on prevention, health education and effective self-care

Date:

12/10/2005

Rights: © Crown Copyright
Suggested citation:

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS). (2005) Primary Care Strategic Framework - Caring for People Beyond Tomorrow [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/4613 [Accessed: 22nd August 2019].

  

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