Dr Vin Diwakar, National Medical Director for Secondary Care and Transformation, NHS England visited the NHS in mid and south Essex to view work being carried out by the Mid and South Essex Community Collaborative to offer proactive and preventative care in the community post COVID.
The MSE community respiratory van is an innovative outreach programme offering health checks and diagnostic tests in a mobile clinic for adults, children and young people. It offers residents in hard-to-reach areas access to high quality care for post COVID syndrome and its symptoms.Find out more about the community respiratory van
The work that colleagues in mid and south Essex are doing with the respiratory van has considerable potential to reduce health inequalities based on the data driven approach to population health.Dr Diwakar, Medical Director for Secondary Care and Transformation, NHS England
Dr Vin Diwakar also heard about how we are delivering more care in the community through our virtual hospital.