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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 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.

Primary care network (PCN) LMC Supporting documentation