Directions to NHS Lothian on Primary Care (Budget: 17,922K)

D10b – Cluster Work

NHS Lothian to allocate to East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership its proportionate share of all funds allocated for the development and support of GP Quality Clusters in order to support further development of quality improvement activities in general practice and to meet the Cluster National Guidance.

D10d – Primary Care Improvement Plan

NHS Lothian to implement the Primary Care Improvement Plan for East Lothian covering all delivery arrangements for all aspects of the new GMS Contract.

D10j – Primary Care Premises and Infrastructure

NHS Lothian to ensure sustainable premises and infrastructure, including timely implementation of eHealth solutions, for Primary Care to support future delivery of the Primary Care Improvement Plan.

D10k – Transport

East Lothian Council and its Transport Department to work with NHS Lothian, East Lothian HSCP and the 3rd Sector to design and provide flexible and responsive transport arrangements (based on improved public transport and dedicated patient transport) to enable patients to attend clinics and to receive treatment and care in the East Lothian Community Hospital, in the East Lothian Community Treatment and Care Service (CTACS) and the planned Elective Centre in St John’s Hospital in Livingston.