Managing symptomatic respiratory patients in general practice
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Use the QI template below to help you and your team establish and maintain protocols for dealing with respiratory patients without compromising care or impacting the wellbeing of others.
- Choose which model of care you would like to implement, to ensure that infectious patients are kept isolated from others.
- Follow the considerations set out in the Assessing Respiratory Presentations in General Practice HealthPathways page.
- Review practice infection control procedures. An improvement might include training for all staff in the correct use of PPE.
- Establish consistent screening and triage processes for respiratory patients.
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