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NAPC Annual Conference 2018 • NEC Birmingham

Catch up on NAPC18

Including the Health and Social Care Secretary’s speech.

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An innovative approach to primary care

Primary Care Home

Primary Care Home is an innovative approach to strengthening and redesigning primary care. There are now more than 200 sites, covering nine million patients, 16 per cent of the population. Find out more

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Diploma in Advanced Primary Care Management

Gain the skills to manage the transformation of primary care. Read more

“The primary care home movement is inspiring GPs and their teams to get up and do something in a way which is unique.”

Dr James Morrow, Managing Partner, Granta and Shelford PCH

We’re celebrating 70 years of primary care!

Share your memories of the NHS with us. Find out more…

Connecting people across primary care

We are a national membership organisation representing and supporting the interests of all healthcare professionals, both clinicians and managers, working across the breadth of primary care. The organisation is at the centre of shaping the future of healthcare, spreading innovation, influencing policy, supporting and connecting professionals – enabling you to provide world-class sustainable patient-centred healthcare.

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Practice Managers

Practice Management Network members – NAPC hosted network

Primary Care Home sites

Primary care home sites across the UK

Pharmacy members

Pharmacy members of the NAPC

NPCN Network

National Primary Care Network members – NAPC hosted network

Innovating and shaping the future of health care

Primary care home

Primary care home is an innovative approach to strengthening and redesigning primary care. Developed by the NAPC, the model brings together a range of health and social care professionals to work together to provide enhanced personalised and preventative care for their local community.
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International learning

The NAPC has strong partnerships abroad including the US and Ireland. Read the latest work on accountable care and comparing the delivery of primary care. Read our latest work following a two-day symposium in Washington to share best practice and exchange ideas and experience about accountable care.
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New diploma

A one-year diploma to develop the skills and competencies for managing primary care at scale within the NHS. Develop the skills to lead the transformation of primary care and develop new models of care.
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Navigation programme

The Primary Care Navigation (PCN) programme provides tailored training for your staff to signpost people to local community resources, empowering them to manage their personal needs and reducing their reliance on GPs.
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Latest News

NAPC joins other leaders at International Faculty of Primary Care meeting in USA

Healthcare leaders from UK, Ireland and USA will continue to progress the accountable integrated care agenda as they come together…
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Primary care is crucial to preventing ill health – Matt Hancock, Health and Social Care Secretary

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock speaks at the NAPC Annual Conference 2018. Prevention is better than cure ‒…
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NAPC Awards 2018 winners announced

The winners of the NAPC Awards 2018 were announced last night at a celebratory dinner in Birmingham (17 October). The…
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Tweets from NAPC

Listen to Health and Social Care Secretary @MattHancock and become #primarycarehome - join the growing community of practice, now 216 sites across England with more developing in ICSs. https://t.co/usz3O3qA9E via @YouTube

Catch up on #NAPC18 session - Integrated Care Systems - can they deliver with @stephen_dorrell @karen_kirkham2 @Pearson1Nina @clairefuller17 https://t.co/IiV5nFkXfI via @YouTube #primarycarehome

Hurry 50% bursaries for ICS areas for our Diploma in Advanced Primary Care Management starting in February 2019, apply now! https://t.co/bxN3lW6ryD @HFMA_UK @CAPSTICKSLLP


NAPC members' event, Central London on 16 January 2019

How to develop a primary care home or primary care network. More details to follow shortly. For further details, please email napc@napc.co.uk.
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