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07 June 2019
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Making Every Consultation Count

In Ireland, 76% of all deaths are due to chronic diseases. A variety of lifestyle related risk factors represent some of the main causes of chronic diseases. 'Making Every Consultation Count' (MECC) provides a framework for healthcare staff to monitor chronic disease risk factors and to give short advice on lifestyle habits– brief interventions– which also includes signposting relevant services. This report examines the feasibility of recording chronic disease risk factors and delivering appropriate brief intervention for all adult patients in the general practice setting.

Click here to read the report.