The PCN Network is the membership body for primary care networks, representing the views of PCNs across England.
We are dedicated to supporting PCNs and ensuring you are effectively represented within the health and care system by influencing national policy and debate on your behalf. A nascent part of the health and care system, PCNs are crucial to the future of the NHS and have shown their value throughout the pandemic and the rollout of the vaccination programme.
To support you, we:
- promote your role within the NHS Long Term Plan, both now and in the medium term
- ensure you have access to the information, advice and support your need to grow and fulfil your potential
- ensure you have influence within your local health and care system, through direct support and links with other NHS Confederation networks
- work with other partners and stakeholders to develop a vision of what the future will look like and to drive improvement
As a member of the PCN network, you benefit from our work to represent, connect and support you.
Tidbits and takeaways from the primary care virtual conference
Seven key takeaways from our latest primary care conference.
11 November 2021
The Winter Access Fund
A practical guide to facilitate discussions and planning between primary care providers and CCGs/systems on the Winter Access Fund.
22 October 2021
Community pharmacy, primary care and the Omicron fightback
As pressures on primary care start to bite, an innovative way of working with community pharmacy might be just what the doctor ordered.
15 December 2021
Primary care tackling winter pressures through collaboration
Dr Sayanthan Ganesaratnam shows how, with the right partnerships, primary care can deliver at every level within an ICS.
2 December 2021
Data shows primary care working harder than ever to meet patient need
The latest NHS Digital data for appointments in general practice shows 34 million appointments were estimated to have taken place in October.
25 November 2021
NHS Confederation welcomes Dr Farah Jameel as new BMA GP committee chair
Our director of primary care, Ruth Rankine, welcomes the new chair of the BMA's GP Committee
18 November 2021
Early diagnosis of cancer in primary care: a multi-disciplinary team approach
Target Ovarian Cancer helped you understand your role in diagnosing cancer at the earliest possible stage whatever your role.
9 December 2021 13:00 - 14:00 GMT
Primary care virtual conference
Our second virtual primary care conference took place on 4 November 2021.
4 November 2021 08:00 - 17:00 GMT
Multi-disciplinary team working in primary care
A multi-disciplinary panel discussion on good practice and the importance of building a team with different backgrounds and expertise.
30 September 2021 12:30 - 14:00 GMT