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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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NAPC Awards 2019

Celebrating high standards of care, dedication, integration and innovation.

Enter now! Deadline 30 August

Apply now for October 2019

Diploma in Advanced Primary Care Management

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

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

Join us for NAPC19

NAPC Annual Conference, 9-10 October 2019. 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 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

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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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

NAPC Awards 2019 launched

The National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) has launched the NAPC Awards 2019. For the first time this year there…
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NAPC welcomes new five-year community pharmacy deal

The National Association of Primary Care has today (23 July) welcomed the new five-year deal set out in the Community…
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NHS managers recognised for gaining skills to manage primary care at scale

Primary care professionals who spent a year developing the skills needed to manage primary care at scale were recognised at…
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Tweets from NAPC

@MidPrimary @NHSEngland #GPN10PP national team in collaboration with @NAPC_NHS @clareaminton would like to connect with you around a GPN leadership project coming to your region - please DM me

#NAPC19 - it's fast approaching! Don't miss it, packed with great speakers and learning from #PCNs and #primarycarehome sites. Check out our programme, free for health professionals https://t.co/IQxtZX5SS4

Do you know our next Newcomer of the Year? For our NAPC Awards 2019 we are looking for inspiring new talent from across primary care. Don’t delay entries close 30 August https://t.co/Ifi6KHmPJh @nhsconfed @nhsengland