Annual conference - Primary care networks in action

Primary care networks in action

Wednesday 9 October 2019

9.50 – 9.55 Welcome from morning theatre chair Dr James Kingsland OBE, NAPC President

9.55 – 10.35 Eden Primary Care Home – an integrated care hub with primary care, community and adult social care services on one site


  • Dr Ashley Liston, GP Lead, Eden Primary Care Home (Integrated Care Community)
  • Vanessa Connor, Senior Integrated Care Community Manager, North Cumbria
  • Angie Reynolds, Integrated Community Care Manager/Clinical Nurse Lead, Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Gordon Barwick, Team Manager, Eden West Social Work Team, Cumbria County Council

10.45 – 11.25 Children’s rapid response service in Luton – reducing A&E admissions


  • Dr Uzma Sarwar, GP and Clinical Lead, Children’s Rapid Response Team, Luton CCG
  • Lynn Fanning, Children’s Community Nurse Practitioner, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust


11.35 – 12.15 Integrating community pharmacy services with primary care networks

Panel includes:

  • Professor Ash Soni, OBE, NAPC Council Member
  • Dr Farzana Hussain, Clinical Director, Newham Central 1 PCN
  • Jignesh Patel, Pharmacist Independent Prescriber, Rohpharm Pharmacy


13.25 – 13.25 Welcome from afternoon theatre chair, Dr Johnny Marshall OBE, PCH Faculty Team Leader, NAPC

13.30 – 14.10 Harmony and Health Singers (Healthier Fleetwood Primary Care Home)

14.20 – 15.00 Dementia pathway project – improving services for patients in Knutsford, Cheshire

A pilot project developed by the Knutsford Care Community Primary Care Home working with the Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. It has led to quicker initial dementia diagnosis, the establishment of a local primary care review clinic and greater access to consultant clinics for the most complex and advanced patients.


  • Dr Sadia Ahmed, Consultant Psychiatrist for Older Adults, Macclesfield General Hospital,
  • Josephine Worthington, Team Manager, Macclesfield Older People’s Community Mental Health Team


15.10 – 15.50 Working with schools to improve young people’s mental health and well being


  • Dr Shelley Carter, GP, South Coast Medical Group Primary Care Home
  • Dr Isi Sosa, GP and Safeguarding Lead, Dorset CCG
  • Tina Cookson, Clinical Lead, Team Winsford Primary Care Home (Winsford Care Community)
  • Anne Casey, Head of Clinical Services, Children, Young People and Families Cheshire
  • Amanda Harrison, Principal, Winsford Academy


16.00-16.45 East Mendip Primary Care Home – the story of a maturing PCN

  • Dr Helen Kingston, GP and Senior Partner, Frome Medical Practice, East Mendip Primary Care Home
  • Jenny Hartnoll, Service Lead, Health Connections Mendip
  • Jo Fordham, link worker, Health Connections Mendip
  • Kathy Clark, Patient, East Mendip Primary Care Home


Thursday 10 October 2019

0925 – 0930 Welcome from morning theatre chair Dr Minesh Patel, NAPC Chair

09.30 – 10.10 Macmillan Cancer Support and NAPC – PCN’s role in delivering personalised care for people living with cancer

  • Dr Rosie Loftus, Joint Chief Medical Officer, Macmillan Cancer Support
  • Sophia Nicola, Primary Care Advisor, Macmillan Cancer Support
  • Dr James McClure, GP, St Austell Healthcare Primary Care Home
  • Kelly Austin, Social Navigator, Granta Primary Care Home


10.20 – 11.00 Working with community trusts to improve the care of older patients

Panel includes:

  • Dr Paul Bowen, Medical Director, Middlewood Group
  • Dr Miles Langdon, Chief Medical Officer and GP partner at Lakeside Healthcare

12.00 – 12.40 Beacon Medical Group Primary Care Home – multi-disciplinary team working in action


  • Simon Robinson, Advanced Paramedic Practitioner, Beacon Medical Group Primary Care Home
  • Robin Conibere, Practice Pharmacist, Beacon Medical Group Primary Care Home

13.00 – 14.00 NAPC Diploma in Primary Care Management Awards Ceremony

14.10 – 14.50 Tackling the PCN estates’ challenge


  • Dr Sue o’Connell, CEO, Community Health Partnerships
  • Simon Gould, Head of Development, Assura
  • Dr Miles Langdon, Lakeside Stamford Primary Care Home