First Community issued a press release on 16 November highlighting the impact that NHS Community services are having on reducing hospital visits during the pandemic by caring for more patients at home.
With the second national lockdown under way, First Community teams are delivering even more specialist care and support to patients in their homes, to help reduce demand on local hospital services. Read the full article here to find out what it meant to a patient to be cared for at home, and how some services have adapted during the pandemic to continue to provide outstanding care to patients in the community.
On 28 November, James Cannon from BBC Radio Surrey conducted a live interview with Lee Davies, Associate Director for Unscheduled Care. Lee gave a professional, first-hand account on the changes the organisation have put in place to keep patients safe and cared for during these unprecedented times (click the image below to hear the full radio interview).