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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 eight 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

17-18 October 2018 • Birmingham NEC

Join us for NAPC’s annual conference!

We’ve a packed agenda, with all the latest on primary care home and our other activities. Find out more.

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

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

New PCH guide encourages greater integration with community pharmacy to improve patients’ health

A new guide has been published to inspire further integration of community pharmacy within primary care homes (PCHs) to improve…
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International health leaders gather in Dublin to discuss integrated primary care

International leaders from the UK, Ireland and the US are meeting for a two-day symposium in Dublin (30 April –…
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Tweets from NAPC

Delighted to be supporting a packed Wakefield CCG members meeting discussing #primarycarehome and possibility of adopting locally to build on their current successful PC developments ⁦@NAPC_NHS⁩ ⁦⁦@NHSWakefieldCCG⁩

Question time at Dorset ICS primary care learning and networking event! #primarycarehome @CJRollings16 @anu_dhir @MariaHwdon @joanne_loades @OpenCrossings

GP partner at Dorset’s Providence Surgery Shelley Carter describes their journey from 7,000 to 32,000 patients, 160 staff & 6 sites - with 400 homeless people they also have a homeless bus #primarycarehome


NAPC members' event – 3 July, London

Join us to learn about general practice integration and innovation with community pharmacy and dental services Interested in working more closely with dental services and…
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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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