Community SWITCH

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Community SWITCH – a Path to Improved Health and Well-being!


SWITCH = Supporting Wellbeing Improving the Community’s Health


Crane Valley Primary Care Network is excited to offer a groundbreaking initiative designed to enhance local people's overall health and quality of life – Community SWITCH.

As your dedicated healthcare partner, the GP Practices in our network understand that your well-being extends beyond traditional medical care. That's why we're committed to going beyond the ordinary and empowering you with additional tools and opportunities to manage your health effectively.

Key Aims of Community SWITCH (Supporting Wellbeing Improving the Community’s Health

  1. Your Well-being is Our Priority: At the heart of Community SWITCH is a genuine commitment to your well-being. We want you to be free of illness and thrive in every aspect of your life. Your GP surgery is not just focused on treating ailments; they are dedicated to helping you experience improvements in your overall quality of life.
  2. Holistic Support for Ongoing Medical Needs: Rest assured, your Practice healthcare team will continue to provide unwavering support for your ongoing medical needs. Your health is our top priority, and we are committed to addressing your medical concerns comprehensively. Whether managing chronic conditions, addressing acute issues, or preventive care, you can trust that your healthcare team is here for you.
  3. Identifying New Opportunities for Health Management: As part of Community SWITCH, your GP may identify unique opportunities beyond traditional medical care that can assist you in managing your health more effectively. These could include lifestyle adjustments, community resources, support groups, or other personalized strategies to enhance your well-being. We believe in a proactive approach to health that considers the whole picture.
  4. Empowering You to Take Control: Community SWITCH empowers you to participate actively in your health journey. Upon receiving a GP referral, a Social Prescribing Health and Wellbeing team member will work collaboratively with you to explore options, set achievable goals, and celebrate your successes along the way. We believe that informed and engaged patients are better equipped to make choices that lead to a healthier and more fulfilling life.
  5. Unlocking More Wellbeing Options:  Community SWITCH opens doors to a variety of resources, both within and outside the traditional healthcare system. These resources may include support groups, wellness programs, educational materials, and community events to foster a holistic approach to health.
  6. Regular Check-ins: Your healthcare team will regularly check in with you to monitor your progress, address any concerns, and adjust your plan if required. This ongoing support ensures you continually progress towards your health and wellness goals.

For more information to support you on your journey to improved health and well-being, visit the Community SWITCH website by following this link>>