RCGP Bright Ideas, 'Pioneer' Award winners 2019
RCGP Cluster Innovation Award winners,
South Powys Cluster 2019
Musculoskeletal problems make up around 30% of GP`s workload. Most of these cases can be managed most effectively by a Physiotherapist. With increasing constraints on GP appointments, increased requests for pain control medication and often-
Red Kite secured the services from Powys Teaching Health Board of two highly qualified Physiotherapists to work in the practices for acute pain issues. This allows patients almost immediate access to the correct health professional to deal with their problems, often starting treatment straight away and preventing unnecessary referrals and investigations.