Promoting the health and health experience of the residents of Uithoorn et al - preferably care close by, taking into account everyone's personal wishes.
SEZU stands for 'Cooperation First-line Care Uithoorn'. Uithoorn's primary care providers, together with welfare and the municipality, have joined forces to provide better quality primary care in a familiar environment. SEZU was set up specifically to coordinate and facilitate this cooperation.
Because of the ageing population and rising healthcare costs, the government sees good cooperation in the neighbourhood (care and welfare) as a way to maintain the good quality of current care and even raise it to a higher level.
The aim of the SEZU is to optimise cooperation (that involves all healthcare providers providing care in Uithoorn, welfare organisations and the municipality), thereby improving the quality of care, keeping the costs of care under control and improving patients' experience of care. The board of the SEZU includes a GP, a pharmacist and a physiotherapist. In their work, they are supported by the WSV coordinator (WSV = district cooperation association).
Cooperation is implemented mainly through care programmes for certain categories of patients. In these care programmes, the various healthcare providers make cooperation agreements and tailor care to the patient's needs. The care programmes created concern patients with: