Chronic Disease Management Treatment Programme

What is a chronic disease?
A chronic disease is a long-term health condition that needs ongoing treatment and management.

Benefits of the programme
The programme is designed so that you and your GP (family doctor) can work together to monitor your condition and identify the best way to treat it now.

The Chronic Disease Treatment Programme supports you by providing:
– set reviews of your chronic disease with your GP or practice nurse
– a personalised care plan that you develop and agree with your GP
– reviews of your care plan and medicine
– support you to manage your condition
– early detection of any new conditions you may develop
– early detection of complications in your condition
– care in your community, close to your home

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Chronic Disease Management Prevention Programme

What is a chronic disease?
A chronic disease is a long-term health condition that needs ongoing treatment and management. Cardiovascular disease and diabetes are considered chronic diseases.

Benefits of the programme
The programme is designed so that you and your GP (family doctor) can work together on reducing your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes or both.

The Prevention Programme supports you by providing:
– an annual review with your GP and practice nurse
– a review of your medication
– a plan to help you manage your risk factors
– health promotion advice
– appropriate medical treatment
– referrals to support services, if required
– care in your community, close to your home

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