Publications by authors named "Deksha Jaswal"

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A Local Dental Network Approach to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Innovation Through Collaboration.

Prim Dent J 2021 Mar 11;10(1):33-39. Epub 2020 Dec 11.

Consultant in Dental Public Health, Yorkshire & Humber, Public Health England, United Kingdom.

Structure: We present the principles for selecting and initiating hubs, the integration with secondary care services and the supply of personal protective equipment.

Process: The main elements are communication, the development of referral processes to manage complex cases and data collection.

Outcome: Through work with local dental stakeholders, 23 clusters and 36 hubs were set up covering a large geographical area.The integrated network of hubs and clusters has strengthened collaboration between providers and policy makers. Various leadership approaches facilitated the readiness for the transition to recovery. The new local collaborative structures could be used to support local programmes such as flexible commissioning, peer-led learning and integration with primary care networks.
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