With a patient population of over 11,500, Eastham Group Practice has a variety of different healthcare professionals to help meet the needs of our patients.
Our practice works at a multi-disciplinary level utilising different types of healthcare professionals to provide a holistic approach to patient care. Challenging the boundaries of traditional roles and supporting medical and non-medical staff to extend their scope of practice provides a real opportunity to manage the demands on general practice teams. New roles include Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Pharmacists, Physician Associates, Health Coaches, Behavioral Health Practitioners and Paramedic Practitioners. These roles can improve access to care, enhance patient safety and streamline patient pathways, ensuring that holistic care is delivered more efficiently.