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A Day in the Life: Tracy Olckers

Tracy Olckers, Lead Social Prescriber, Crawley Care Collaborative “I joined the Crawley Care Collaborative team in July 2020 and began working across the PCN’s four surgeries, Leacroft Medical Practice, Southgate Medical Group, Bridge Medical Centre and Langley Corner Surgery. At that stage I was the only member of the team but we’ve since grown and …

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Alliance for Better Care Launches Wellness For Men Campaign in Crawley

Local GP Federation, Alliance for Better Care (ABC), has launched a healthcare campaign in Crawley aimed at helping men to not only identify their health needs, but also provide them with a supporting environment to access healthcare information and guidance. The pilot scheme begins on 19th October, with sessions running for six weeks from the …

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Black History Month and Speak Up Month

We’ve always been very open about our ambition to treat every patient, colleague and peer with the same care and respect, no matter their age, gender, race, background, ability or belief. And, in line with this year’s Black History Month’s theme of ‘Time for change: Actions not words’, we want to ensure that we don’t …

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Local GP Federation Expands Horsham Vaccination Programme to Larger Venue

20th September 2022 – Local GP Federation, Alliance for Better Care, will now host its Horsham-based Vaccination Programme at the town’s Holbrook Surgery.  The move, which sees ABC’s vaccination services relocate from the Rose Wing at Horsham Hospital, has allowed the team to expand capacity in time for the next phase of the Covid programme …

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Pride Month 2022

As we reach the end of Pride Month, we’ve had time to reflect on some of the powerful messages that have been shared and all that we’ve learned. This year the movement marks its 50th anniversary and it continues to provide an invaluable platform to raise awareness and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Seeing all our …

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Alliance for Better Care Opens Doors to New Vaccination Hub

Local GP Federation, Alliance for Better Care, has established a new community vaccination hub at the Rose Wing, Horsham Hospital, from which it will offer Horsham residents ongoing access to 1st, 2nd and booster Covid vaccinations, as well as clinics for patients aged 5-11 years. The ABC team, alongside the Horsham Central Primary Care Network, …

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