What is a Primary Care Network?

According to NHSE: Primary Care Networks (PCNs) build on the core of current primary care services and enable greater provision of proactive, personalised, coordinated and more integrated health and social care.

Practices will work collaboratively with neighbouring surgeries, social care and the voluntary sector. Clinicians should see a shift from reactive medicine to proactive and preventative medicine centred on the communities they serve.

This short animation explains this further:

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VWV have published their full PCN survey report with FAQs, which can be found at the link below:-


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