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Primary Care Office
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Major Functions of Primary Care Office

  • To co-ordinate public and private healthcare providers and other stakeholders in the implementation of population-wide policies and strategies to enhance primary care;
  • To plan and oversee public education regarding continuing promotion of good primary care;
  • To draw on appropriate professional advice on the development and promotion of primary care conceptual models, clinical reference frameworks for major diseases, and preventive reference frameworks for different age groups;
  • To establish and maintain the Primary Care Directory;
  • To explore, plan and implement different primary care service delivery models including the setting up of Community Health Centres (CHCs) or CHC networks in local communities through partnership with the public and private sectors and non-governmental organisations (NGOs);
  • To support the development of primary care providers and primary care-oriented training for healthcare professionals;
  • To conduct and co-ordinate research projects in order to assess the needs for primary care services in Hong Kong and to work with independent assessment bodies to evaluate the effectiveness of reform initiatives; and,
  • To provide secretariat support to the Advisory Committee on Primary Care Directory and the Advisory Groups on Reference Frameworks

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