FCPs in primary care: video series

The First Contract Practitioner model is designed to deliver a streamlined, patient-centred service and support the growing demands on general practice and secondary care. This series of video, produced by Health Education England, demonstrates the efficacy of this model of care both in quality of outcomes as well as efficiency.

This video provides an overview of three First Contact Practitioner MSK services and the long-term qualitative and quantitative impact of enabling patients to see the right person, in the right place, first time.

Musculoskeletal First Contact Practitioners in Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are increasing the skill mix, capability and capacity of primary care, whilst providing timely effective musculoskeletal care to individuals.

Find out more about Gloucestershire Care Services’ host-provider model for first contact musculoskeletal care and how it ensures both high quality and timely clinical care.

Hear about the Musculoskeletal First Contact Practitioners service in Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust and learn how their accelerated learning programme can ensure a steady flow of highly skilled clinicians into FCP posts.