PCN Network

Primary care networks (PCNs) are critical to the delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan. 

Bringing together GP practices into networks with other primary care and community organisations, PCNs will enable more integrated provision of services to local populations. To support them, the NHS Confederation has established the PCN Network.

Through the PCN Network, we aim to: 


The NHS Confederation, which includes NHS Clinical Commissioners, is also working in partnership with the National Association of Primary Care, British Medical Association and the Royal College of General Practitioners to provide coordinated access to information, advice and support.   

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Are PCNs equipped for success?

The PCN Network's inaugural report explores the three top areas for action if primary care networks are to succeed.

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COVID-19: Supporting PCNs

This is an unprecedented time for the NHS and pressures on primary care network (PCN) clinical directors over the coming months will be considerable. The PCN Network is here to support you.

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