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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 190 sites, covering eight million patients, 14 per cent of the population. Find out more

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New Diploma in Advanced Primary Care Management

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

GP Federations

GP federation members, covering 16 million people

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

Our National Primary Care Awards 2017 winners!

  The winners of our National Primary Care Awards 2017 in association with Williams Medical were announced at a gala…
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Major milestone reached as primary care home numbers top 200

The National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) announced today (18 October) that its primary care home programme has reached a…
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National Primary Care Awards 2017 – the finalists

We’re delighted to announce this year’s finalists: Practice Manager of the Year Chris Stoppard, St Thomas Health Centre, Exeter Kay…
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Tweets from NAPC

Starting my 16th year with BBC Radio this month. Tonight’s Monday medical attracts > 200k listeners (possibly more tonight as follows Swans v L’pool live commentary) @BBCRMersey @NAPC_NHS 22.30 on 95.8FM

DNA man - coproduction with school children https://t.co/PERIbGHeLJ @RoyLilley @NAPC_NHS

We've some great speakers for our next members' event on 31 Jan on estates and integration, open to members and #primarycarehome sites.
https://t.co/OGoA5LgWQL @CJRollings16 @ThanetHealth

Events

NAPC members' event – 31 January, London

Improving estates, integration and collaboration in primary care We are hosting the first in a new series of members’ events on 31 January 2018 in…
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Primary care home national event – 1 February 2018, London

Open to current and aspirant primary care home sites With now more than 200 primary care homes across England, we are staging our next national…
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NAPC's Annual Conference – Best Practice. Birmingham NEC on 17–18 October 2018

Date and time: 17th and 18th October 2018 What is Best Practice? Best Practice is the NAPC’s annual conference – designed to bring the range…
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