Information for GPs and Healthcare Professionals
Camden Carers Service EMIS Referral Form
GPs can refer carers to our service by completing a Camden Carers EMIS Referral Form. Please click here to download the file. Completed forms can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Carers Need Champions - can you help?
The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) has developed a free online learning resource for nurses who support carers. Nurses and Allied Health Care Professionals who come into contact with carers are encouraged to submit feedback about the usefulness of this resource. For more information about the QNI Carers Project please click here.
Commissioning for Carers
This document produced by the RCGP in 2013 aims to provide guidance to commissioners in their commissioning work for carers. Please click here to access the full document.
Public Health Intelligence Profile 2014 - Adult Carers
Camden Caring for Carers Hub
This free online resource for primary care staff, including GPs, nurses, dementia navigators, practice managers and other professionals, provides useful information about the role of carers alongside local information about services, support groups and care pathways to assist primary care in their support of carers. Please click here to access the hub.
Supporting Carers: action guide for general practitioners and their teams
Please click here for the revised edition of the 2011 Supporting Carers Guide, which offers an overview of how practices can support carers within their practice, along with up-to-date policy and good practice examples.
NHS England’s Commitment to Carers
In May 2014, NHS England published its commitment to carers to give them the recognition and support they need in their caring role. There are 37 commitments across 8 key priorities which include ‘raising the profile of carers, education and training, person-centred coordinated care and primary care.’ Please click here to access the full document.