Contracts and Guidance

The GP Contract 19-20: Investment-and-evolution-five-year-framework. Includes Annex C p87 Network Contract DES Registration Form and Annex E p96 Network Contract DES Workforce Role Descriptions and Outputs.

The PCN DES: Contract agreement PCN DES guidance-Jan2019

Derby and Derbyshire LMC:  1 Page Summary of 2019-20 Contract Changes

PCN Handbook

This handbook, issued by the BMA has been created to give advice and options to groups of practices looking to establish and develop a primary care network.

Please use link below for the full guide.

PCN Handbook

2019-20 contract funding

PCN Top Ten Tips

The BMA have produced the document below, which looks at the top tips when it comes  to entering into a PCN.

View Primary Care Network top tips from the BMA here


PCN FAQs – May 2019 – NHSE

PCN Toolset

Moved to PCN Toolset page

PCN Maturity Matrix

PCN Maturity Matrix

PCN Blogs from the BMA

The BMA have released a number of blogs around evolving PCNs. You can find them below:-

The Practice Blog on PCNs

The Explainer – PCNs

The Practice Blog on LMCs and PCNs

The Practice Blog on The Right Structures for PCNs

The Practice Blog on PCN One Stop Shop

The Practice Blog on PCNs and Workforce Expansion

PCN Blogs from Additional Sources

How to Complete the Mandatory PCN Agreement – Dr Solicitors Blog – here

Accelerating Collaboration in Primary Care – Guest Blog Ockham Healthcare – here



The Derbyshire BMA GP Contract Roadshow (which included discussions around PCNs) took place on February 26th 2019 at Risley Hall. If you were unable to attend, keep an eye on the DerbyshireLMC Twitter feed for future updates.

On Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th March two local events were held to discuss Delivering the New Contract and Primary Care Networks in Derbyshire. The presentation material from those events can be found below.

Primary Care Networks – GP Contract Workshop Presentation

Details of NHSE regional event can be seen here: NHSE website.

20-21 PCN005 – PCN Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme – Baseline and Additionality Slides – Final


NHSE will be hosting a number of webinars, details of which can be found on the NHSE website.

Primary Care Networks: Network Agreement (Schedule Completion) Webinar – Slide Pack

Primary Care Networks: Engagement Webinar held on 21-02-19 – presentation material: Slide Pack