Table 1

Staffing composition in enhanced primary care (EPC) teams in each localitya

DirectorateTotal
WTE
per
team
Admin
Band
4
Occupational
therapist
Clinical
psychologist
Nurse
Band
6
Nurse
Band
7
ConsultantPeer/
support
worker
Band 3/4
Service
manager
Band
8a
Team
case-load
capacity
CH original10.68.01.61.0300
CH current16.31.00.20.26.01.0b7.01.0720
NH original9.14.00.14.01.0300
NH current14.04.00.5c8.01.0600
TH original6.46.00.4250
TH current18.01.06.04.01.5d4.01.0700
Trust total current48.32.00.20.210103.019.03.02020
  • CH, City & Hackney; NH, Newham; TH, Tower Hamlets; WTE, whole time equivalent.

  • a. Original and current from 2016. Phased increase in size of service with new investment following a service review in 2014–2015.

  • b. Consisting of each of the four current primary care consultants devoting 2.5 sessions a week to the EPC service and primary care liaison.

  • c. Consisting of time dedicated to EPC and primary care liaison by the four assessment and brief treatment consultants providing support to practices and one consultant with 0.1 WTE leading on EPC.

  • d. Consisting of a dedicated consultant providing two sessions a week to provide clinical support to the EPC team and the Compass Primary Care Psychology service, and each of the community mental health team consultants providing one session a fortnight to supporting the primary care practices to which they are aligned.