Acute Home Visiting

  • SGPS also has piloted in Sutton in two localities an Acute Home Visiting Service (AHVS) for its member practices. This is again commissioned by the CCG
  • After the pilot, an evaluation will be carried out and if proved successful a business case will be written to support wider implementation in Sutton
  • The service is eligible to domiciliary patients requiring same day assessment who have been triaged by a clinician in their practices and needing a visit within 2 hours
  • This service operates from 10.00am to 6.30pm Monday – Friday
  • The Service is run by Senior Nurses with prescribing ability
  • Nurse visit patients in their own homes, assess and prescribe accordingly during their consultation and record care provided directly into patients notes using the practices clinical system