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Practice development

PM view: My tips on how to kick-start your PCN

Monday 8th July 2019

As of 1 July, primary care networks (PCNs) are now live across England. PCNs are groups of practices and other primary care professionals that cover between 30,000 and 50,000 patients.
 
GP practices have been kept abreast of PCN-related deadlines through multiple channels and most English GP practices are now part of a PCN.
 
According to NHS England, as of 27 June there were 1,259 networks. Those networks will have by now ticked all the boxes to start...

Thu, 1 Dec 2005
Although perceived by many as a mundane subject, Health & Safety legislation is a vital part of corporate governance. As GPs fiercely protect their independent contractor status, they must recognise the accountability and responsibility that independence carries in providing an environment that is healthy and safe
Thu, 1 Dec 2005
The way we view our patients is a vital key to success within 21st-century primary care ...
Thu, 1 Dec 2005
The way general practice operates has changed considerably over the past few years, and this has led to an increasing number of people “working alone” and posing particular Health and Safety problems