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Cardiff South West

 
Cluster Lead Dr Karen Pardy


I'm Dr Karen Pardy, Community Director, Cardiff South West Cluster, also Clinical Director for Child Health and GP in Lansdowne Surgery, Cardiff.

Andrea Pace is the Administrator and Project Support Officer for South West Cluster.

GP Practices in Cardiff South West 
There are ten practices in the Cardiff South West Cluster area

Ely Bridge Surgery 
Kings Road Surgery 
Meddygfa Lansdowne Surgery 
The Taff Riverside Practice 
Woodlands Medical Centre 
Greenmount Surgery 
Meddygfa Canna Surgery 
Llandaff Fields Medical Practice 
The Surgery St Davids Court 
Westway Surgery 

Individual Cluster Plans and Reports

South West Cardiff Network Cluster Action Plan 2017-20 

What are we working on?

Reduce excessive alcohol consumption in the cluster population
Scope an IT mechanism within practices by which to embed clinical guidelines and demonstrate activity that supports reduction in alcohol consumption
Promote healthy lifestyle increase referrals to exercise schemes & local physical activity opportunities

What we have already done


Our achievements so far:

Engagement with smoking pathway

Promote healthy lifestyle

Improve contraceptive services

Improve uptake of Bowel Screening Services

To develop a cluster guideline to standardise annual review of patients with dementia according to UHB guidance

Reduce the risk of falls associated with polypharmacy

To adopt a cluster palliative care IT guideline developed by Macmillan GP

Future Priorities for the Cluster

Increase basic understanding of the 5 key areas of lifestyle behaviours all have major implications on health and wellbeing for the residents of Cardiff West: smoking, alcohol, physical activity, diet and immunisations

To ensure adequate provision of contraceptive services, ensuring appropriate targeting of younger women/reduce teenage pregnancy rates within SW Cluster

Reduce alcohol consumption among the cluster population

Improve uptake of Bowel Screening Services

 

Cluster lead update 13/09/2021