Community Advanced Clinical Practitioners (Community ACPs) provide advanced clinical assessments, diagnosis and treatment in addition to case management for patients with multiple long term conditions who are ‘very high intensity users’ of services. They are embedded across Community Services and Intermediate Care and regularly inreach into the Hospital to promote safe discharge.
A health care professional can refer to the Community Advanced Clinical Practitioners in the following way:-
- Referrals to the Community Intravenous (IV) Therapy Pathway are via the dedicated IV phone – 07768600439.
- Referrals to the Craven Community Advanced Clinical Practitioners for case management of patients living with long term and/or frailty can be made by e-referral on the ANHST or GP assist referral gateway on SystmOne or by phone to 07920458224.
- To discuss potential referrals to Castleberg Hospital ring 07920458224
- Any urgent care referrals must be referred to the Collaborative Care Teams via the Intermediate Care hub – please see information provided on the Collaborative Care Team’s web page.