Primary Care Networks
Following the announcement of the GP contract for England, Krishna Kasaraneni, GPC England Executive member, has written a blog about what practices should be considering with regards to the structures for Primary Care Networks. This follows on from his previous blog about Primary care networks (PCNs). Further guidance and information relating to GP contract will be published in the coming weeks.
Focus on the Primary Care Networks DES January 2019
Primary Care Network Documents
Primary care networks and workforce expansion
GPC England executive team member Krishna Kasaraneni’s fourth blog on PCNs focuses on how the new workforce expansion will support GPs and practices. Krishna sets out GPC perspectives and addresses some of the issues raised during the GP contract roadshows. Read the blog.
Read more of Krishna’s blogs on PCNs:
- Primary care networks: an introduction to PCNs
- The right structures for PCNs: what you need to consider at this early stage
- LMCs and PCNs: how local medical committees can support practices to engage with PCNs.
Primary care network handbook
The BMA’s PCN handbook which marks the start of a series of resources they will provide over the coming weeks to support practices in establishing primary care networks. The handbook provides detailed guidance for those starting discussions about forming a network, with considerations, options risks and opportunities, and should be used to inform decisions around governance, structures, employment models, funding flows etc. Over the coming weeks, the GPC will provide practices and PCNs with practical tools and advice to tailor the content of the handbook to your specific needs. Read Krishna Kasaraneni’s blog here.