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Putting prevention into practice (Green Book)

Key strategies for improved prevention performance

Key messages

  • Identifying and instituting a prevention coordination role within the practice
  • Securing the services of a general practice nurse
  • Developing a strong teamwork approach
  • Ensuring good information management systems for efficiency
  • Having a ‘patient centred’ approach to one’s practice
  • Using motivational interviewing techniques
  • Making the best possible use of existing partnerships, including divisions of general practice, other health care providers and community supports