RCGP Clinical Commissioning Champion
Dr Dominic Horne is Lead GP and Clinical Services Director at Worcester Walk-in Health Centre. He is a member of the RCGP Midland Faculty Board and the NHS Clinical Leaders Network. He is involved in clinical governance, leadership training and service redesign. Dominic's clinical interests include Urgent and Unscheduled Care and Respiratory medicine as well as Public Health, particularly the social determinants of health. He is also passionate about sustainable healthcare.
As a Fellow, Dominic intends to promote the work of NICE amongst colleagues throughout the West Midlands. He will be looking at various aspects of Urgent and Unscheduled Care, including: telemedicine; the role of Walk-in Centres, Minor Injury Units and Urgent Care Centres; investigating how best to involve GPs in A+E; promoting greater integration between in-hours and out-of hours primary care, and assessing the implementation and impact of 111. He will be working closely with the Department of Primary Care at the University of Birmingham, researching ways in which QOF indicators can be utilised to help prevent unplanned admissions.
This page was last updated: 02 April 2012