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Catch up on the latest news from the National Association of Primary Care. Latest news

Primary care homes are established primary care networks

Now more than 230 sites across England, covering 10 million patients, 17% population

Become a primary care home today 

Are you PCN ready? 

NAPC can support you in your primary care network journey

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Apply now for June 2019

Diploma in Advanced Primary Care Management

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

19-20 June 2019, Manchester Central

Join us at Confed19

Discounted rate for primary care organisations. Read more

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 230 sites, covering 10 million patients, 17 per cent of the population. Find out more

NAPC Annual Conference 2018 • NEC Birmingham

Catch up on NAPC18

Including the Health and Social Care Secretary’s speech. Read more

Connecting people
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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Primary care networks: how NAPC can support you

NAPC offers support to primary care networks at all levels of maturity – whether you are at the start of your journey or developing and looking to achieve step three of NHS England’s maturity matrix. We have already supported the creation of more than 230 primary care home (PCH) sites – advanced primary care networks – as well as ICSs and STPs across England. The model is based on experience and knowledge of 25 years of NHS reform as well as growing PCH faculty of more than 50 people with expertise in delivering primary care at scale.

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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

Dr Nav Chana awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Dr Nav Chana, former NAPC Chair and now National Primary Care Home Clinical Director, has been awarded an MBE for…
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Health organisations come together to demand a future for social care

The NAPC is supporting Health for Care, a campaign calling for action to secure a sustainable future for social care.…
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NHS managers are first to complete NAPC's primary care at scale diploma

The first NHS managers to successfully complete the National Association of Primary Care’s Diploma in Advanced Primary Care Management were…
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Tweets from NAPC

In our latest blog @peter_capsticks reflects on supporting #primarycarenetworks to take their first steps. Peter is a speaker on the @NAPC_NHS #PrimaryCare Zone and an expert on our lunchtime drop in both days of @Confed19 @CAPSTICKSLLP https://t.co/yoDVEiQzCM

Capsticks partner @peter_capsticks will be a speaker for the @NAPC_NHS #PrimaryCare Zone session on 'Team-based working – breaking down the barriers, new roles and MDTs' at @nhsconfed @Confed19 on Thursday. Learn more: https://t.co/2bMlowjaiI #Confed19

Not to be missed! Join our debate in the Primary Care Zone #Confed19 on increased integration of primary & secondary care & the difference it's making to patients with @hadleybeeman @SamanthaJNHS @ville_nick @susanacott @TonySpotswood & NAPC's John Pope https://t.co/5OyJ4iM3AV


New NAPC primary care zone at Confed19

We are delighted to announce the launch of the NAPC’s first Primary Care Zone at Confed19. As the NHS Confederation’s primary care provider network, the…
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National PCH event - 14 March, London

Our next national PCH community of practice event takes place on Thursday 14 March in central London. All primary care homes from across England are…
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