Improved healthcare for patients in Somerset

AXBRIDGE Surgery is teaming up with social workers, district nurses and community matrons to try to keep patients out of hospital.

AXBRIDGE Surgery is teaming up with social workers, district nurses and community matrons to try to keep patients out of hospital.

The practice in Houlgate Way is taking part in a pilot study called Unique Care, which will mean agencies, including social services, will be working more closely with doctors to give patients better care.

The extra care workers will be able to offer patients help in their own homes to try to prevent hospital stays and recurring health problems, as well as help with social issues which can affect people's wellbeing.

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