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Primary care home

Now more than 240 sites across England leading the transformation of integrated care.
“Blazed the trail… and shown us the art of the possible.”

Dom Hardy, Director of Primary Care and System Transformation, NHS England

The model that has influenced national policy

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Diploma in Advanced Primary Care Management

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

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Want to rapidly progress your PCN?  

As architects of the primary care home (PCH) model – the original primary care network – we are ahead of the game. Our faculty of more than 50 experts can support you in the next steps of your PCN journey.

Leaders in PCN support.

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NAPC Annual Conference 2019 • NEC Birmingham

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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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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 240 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

GP Federation members of the NAPC

Innovating and shaping the future of health care


Primary care home

NAPC are the architects of the primary care home (PCH) model – the original primary care network which was launched in 2015 by NHS England Chief Executive Sir Simon Stevens. The PCH model has informed the development of national PCN policy as set out in the NHS Long Term Plan and the five-year framework for GP contract reform.
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International learning

NAPC’s primary care development expertise is in high demand abroad. We have worked with organisations across the world including the USA, Ireland, India and South Africa to provide bespoke expertise on integrated care, primary care network development, digitalisation and population health management.
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Diploma

This is a one-year diploma to develop the skills and competencies for managing primary care at scale within the NHS.  Develop the expertise to lead the transformation of primary care for primary care networks as set out in the NHS Long Term Plan and new GP contract.
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Social prescribing

NAPC can support you to develop your receptionists, practice managers, nurses and pharmacists in active signposting through our well-established and enhanced care navigation programme.  We have now trained more than 300 care navigators with different programmes tailored to meet your needs.
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Latest News

Continuing to deliver care in the tidal wave of coronavirus (COVID-19)

How do we continue to provide care across the health and care system? Here we offer some practical solutions and…
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New practical estate guide for primary care networks to meet the challenges of integrated care

A practical ‘how to’ guide to help primary care networks (PCNs) start work on developing their premises so they’re able…
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Former NAPC chair and president steps down after 20 years 

Professor James Kingsland OBE has announced he is to step down as an NAPC Director at the end of March…
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