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What works: Finding ways to better support people who frequently attend emergency departments 

People who visit emergency departments more frequently than the average often experience multiple socioeconomic difficulties and health problems. In this brief we summarise evidence on how health care services can better support these patients. Meeting these patients’ needs requires an integrated approach that cuts across different health care services but may also involve local authorities and the voluntary sector.

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A new tool to help ICBs allocate general practice funding more equitably – introducing eFIT

In this blog, we introduce eFIT, a tool that helps Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) allocate funding more equitably by considering socio-economic factors. By addressing inequalities in general practice funding, eFIT aims to provide additional resources to practices serving disadvantaged communities, working towards fairer health care outcomes for all.

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What works: Mitigating inequalities in patient self-referral to specialist services

Self-referral of patients directly to specialist services may help relieve pressure from GPs; however, concerns have been raised that this may increase inequalities. This brief presents recommendations to mitigate the potential of self-referral to increase inequalities.

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How to provide high-quality primary care for people seeking asylum, migrants and refugees

This how-to guide intends to support practices and the primary care workforce in caring for refugees and displaced persons. Evidence-based recommendations outline how to provide culturally competent care, improve access, undertake initial health assessments and additional considerations of importance.

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NHS payments to practices in the East of England

In this resource, we explore structural inequalities in primary care at the ICB level in the East of England. We provide data on NHS payments to GP surgeries, payments per weighted patient and patient satisfaction, showing differences across socioeconomic groups.

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Structural inequalities in primary care – the facts and figures

The factors determining the quality and quantity of primary care services vary across England. Here we analyse practice level data relating to the supply, demand, and need for primary care, according to the socioeconomic status of the patients served.

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Building equitable primary care: A toolkit for practitioners and decision makers

This interactive toolkit brings together two research studies, EQUALISE and FAIRSTEPS, to describe what equitable primary care looks like and provide practical steps to help local decision makers address inequalities in health and healthcare.

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Reducing health inequalities through general practice

This article, published in The Lancet Public Health, provides findings from a Realist Review of interventions that influence health and care inequalities in general practice.

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Building equitable primary care

This policy brief introduces the Building Equitable Primary Care toolkit and draws out key recommendations for policymakers for achieving equitable primary care.

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