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NAPC – Thrive, not just survive. What every single one of us deserves to do

Why is it so hard to look after ourselves? “So, I told them the truth: the hours are terrible, the conditions are terrible; you’re underappreciated,…
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CARE leads to system-wide improvement in BLMK

General practice nurses and other primary care staff in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK) ICS are driving innovation that is reducing demand, have gained/developed…
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New NAPC leadership vows to continue to strengthen the breadth of knowledge and diversity within the organisation

The National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) president, Dr Johnny Marshall OBE announced two new members of the Council were appointed to the Board and…
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Neighbourhood integration: how local health and care needs are being met

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the integration of care in the community across England, with organisations often working together at a neighbourhood level to meet the needs…
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Dr Farzana Hussain, NAPC Non-Executive Director, GP in Newham steps down from NAPC Board & Council

Dr Farzana Hussain NAPC Non-Executive Director announced at the Council of the Association, held on 8th July 2020, she was stepping down from the NAPC…
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Delivering the ‘new normal’

It’s hard to know quite what the new normal looks like. It changes every week. 2020 and perhaps 2021 will be unusual years with the…
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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 recommendations to the system to…
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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 to provide integrated, community-based health…
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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 after more than 20 years…
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NAPC's response to revised PCN DES specifications

Responding to the new GP contract for 2020/21 – 2023/24 including the revised DES specifications for primary care networks, Dr Nav Chana MBE, Clinical Director,…
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