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Primary care homes are established primary care networks

Now 220 sites across England, covering nine million patients, 16% population

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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

NAPC Annual Conference 2018 • NEC Birmingham

Catch up on NAPC18

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

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

Health organisations welcome GP contract changes and join forces to support development of primary care networks 

NHS England’s plans to create fully integrated community-based health services through new primary care networks (PCN) in every area of…
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NAPC welcomes investment boost for primary care and networks

The National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) has today (31 January 2019) welcomed a new five-year deal for general practice…
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Primary care homes delivering key NHS Long Term Plan initiatives

NAPC’s primary care home model – an established primary care network – is already embracing and demonstrating many of the…
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Tweets from NAPC

Working to develop a primary care network after the 5-year GP contract announced? Join our #primarycarehome community of practice and share learning with 220 sites across England https://t.co/oW1jlr5BGK #NHSLongTermPlan

Packed house for #primarycarehome meeting in Middlesbrough ⁦@SouthTeesCCG⁩ ⁦@NAPC_NHS⁩

With clinical leadership from across Cornwall discussing the development of primary care networks as described in the NHS Long Term Plan using the principles of #primarycarehome ⁦@NAPC_NHS⁩ ⁦@NHSKernow⁩


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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NAPC Annual Conference 2019, 9-10 October 2019, Birmingham NEC

The NAPC Annual Conference 2019 will be held on 9-10 October 2019 at the Birmingham NEC. More details will appear here shortly.
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