Going from secondary to primary care services and working in completely new roles has made me realise and value even more the importance of having a supportive network around you. I feel very privileged to say that I have the support from my Primary Care Mental Health Team which comprises of one other part time… Continue reading Support

Same diagnosis doesn’t mean same treatment plan

I was having a discussion with another primary care OT this week who is in the process of developing their service. We were discussing things such as assessments, client groups, length of sessions etc. A question that I keep getting asked is how I treat patients with a particular diagnosis, e.g. chronic pain. Something that… Continue reading Same diagnosis doesn’t mean same treatment plan

Checking In

Hello, I hope you are all well! Apologies, I know I have been very quiet on this blog recently!! We have been very busy with increasing demands on the service and gradually building my caseload. It feels great that my days are now being filled with patient appointments, be it face to face, zoom or… Continue reading Checking In