Dietitians have a huge role to play in primary and community care settings. Hear about the timely and sustainable positive patient impact that new roles have had in dietetic care pathways, People see the right person in the right place, first time/
Take a look at HEE’s overview video on transforming dietetic services.
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Dietitian Roadmap to Practice
The First Contact Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners in Primary Care: Dietitian – A Roadmap to Practice is a supportive document that provides a clear educational pathway from undergraduate to advanced practice for clinicians wishing to pursue a career in primary care. More information on Dieticians in primary care can be found on FutureNHS.
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Transforming dietetic services
- Hear about an early intervention dietetics service to enable rapid assessment and treatment for IBS in the community. By following NICE guidelines, this service has demonstrated significant qualitative and quantitative improvements.
Take a look at HEE’s video on Transforming dietetic services – Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
IBS affects many people. In Somerset, the dietetics team have pioneered a new webinar approach to self-management to enable people from across the community to access clinical care in their own environment.
Take a look at HEE’s video on Transforming dietetic services – IBS, Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Find out more about an innovative new Dietetic led approach to treating Type 2 Diabetes in the community. This sustainable and empowering service enables people to understand and manage their own conditions and to access timely and quality clinical care in primary care settings
Take a look at HEE’s video on Transforming dietetic services, Eat Smart Think Active, Bedford Hospitals NHS Trust.
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TALC Skills covers all aspects of consulting with a patient, whether you are a GP or another healthcare professional, and aims to make consultations more enjoyable and more efficient.
These valuable free resources can be used independently by anyone who wants to learn or improve their consultation skills – or by educators. TALC Skills is an RCGP award-winner and its popular podcast has already received more than 28,000 downloads.
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