What is PACT and who is it for?
The patients who can be managed under PACT are:
- Patients with multiple needs and/or comorbidities
- Housebound patients
- Residents in Care Homes
- Dementia/stroke patients
- Patients with primary Mental health needs
- Patients who in the last 5 years have received a cancer diagnosis
- Stable Haematology patients
- Stable mental health patients referred by Secondary Care who require depot injections
- End of Life patients
- Patients requiring follow up to bowel cancer and mammogram screening
- Patients requiring a referral to Wandsworth Integrated Falls and Bone Health service
- Carers, and especially young carers
Services which are provided under PACT span comprehensive care planning and participation in Community Services multi-disciplinary/joint care planning processes; drug monitoring (e.g. DMARDS) and drug administration for some patients referred by Secondary Care provider; provision of support to carers; supporting and promoting patient education and patient self-management;
The aim of PACT is also to improve the quality of GP Consultations through a regular GP Peer review, as well as promoting and supporting the training and education of primary care healthcare professionals.