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Locality – Oxford City – September 2015

Improving Access to GP Services

The Locality’s Patient Forum was given an update in July on the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund pilot projects being developed for the City and Oxfordshire. Various schemes are being rolled out via GP Federations to help improve patient access to doctors’ services in the county. Forum members heard how Practice based Care Navigators will be launched in Oxford later this year. The scheme will help coordinate care for patients who are elderly, frail and just out of hospital, linking up practice teams with other health and care agencies.  

You can view the latest Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund News which provides an update on all the latest pilot schemes in Oxfordshire see here  


For more information contact Julie-Anne Howe, Locality Co-ordinator email:


Information about the Locality

There are 26 GP practices in the Locality with a population of nearly 200,000. The Clinical Director is Dr David Chapman who is supported by three deputies, Dr Karen Kearley, Dr Merlin Dunlop and Dr Andy Valentine.

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