Understanding and tackling workforce recruitment and retention issues in health & social care
NAPC brought together a group of experts from health and social care to discuss the challenges around workforce and made recommendations to address them. This paper is a report of that meeting. April 2022.
Primary care home and social care: working together
Achieving the Provision of Integrated Care
Exploring the development and successful implementation internationally of new models of integrated care. June 2018.
PCH: exploring the potential for dental care to add value
There is a strong case for the inclusion of dental care in the PCH model. January 2018.
The development of nursing within new models of care
Nursing development within new models of care, such as PCHs, and the issues surrounding it. September 2017.
Primary care home: evaluation of the model
The Nuffield Trust’s evaluation is based on reviews of 13 of the rapid test sites’ plans and priorities for building the mode. August 2017.
The financial challenges facing general practice
We asked general practitioners (GPs) and practice managers about the current financial challenges facing general practice. Their responses highlight a number of serious concerns about the issues facing general practice. July 2017.
Improving accountability in the provision of new models of care
The Winter Review, latest in the series of reports from NPCN. March 2017. Download
Lambeth PCN evaluation report
An evaluation by the Tavistock Institute of the Primary Care Navigator programme in South Lambeth. March 2017. Download
Reading well books on prescription booklet for GPs
A booklet produced and written by the NAPC that provides GPs with information about Reading Well Books on Prescription. January 2017. Download
Roundtable Report: A local answer to a national question?
Summary of a round table discussion organised by Vanguard Healthcare, NAPC and Closer Still Media, bringing together key figures across the different sectors of the NHS. May 2016. Download
NPCN – Finding Solutions for General Practice
How do we relieve the pressures on GPs? May 2016. Download
NPCN Report First contact care
Setting objectives for 2016 – discussing innovative changes needed to transform primary care and compiling a list of initiatives reduce the GP pressure. January 2016. Download
PIN5 Detection of Coeliac Disease Using Pharmacy
Final report summarising findings in association with Coeliac UK, focused on the under-diagnosis of coeliac disease in the UK population, by making use of the accessibility and capacity of community pharmacies. October 2015. Download
NPCN Report: The Primary Care Home
Hear back from delegates as they divide themselves into discussion groups to discuss four specific aspects of the Primary Care Home. October 2015. Download
Primary Care in the NHS: Busting the myths
The NAPC teamed up with NHS Confederation to create their third myth buster talking about common misconceptions and myths surrounding Primary Care. August 2015. Download
RPS & NAPC Consultation Document
Improving patient care through better general practice and community pharmacy integration. August 2015. Download
RPS & NAPC Response Document
The RPS & NAPC Consultation Response Document. August 2015. Download
A sustainable new health system: pharmacy perspective
Case Study – New Devon CCG. July 2015. Download
Collaborative thinking and community engagement
Case Study – Horsham & Mid Sussex CCG and Crawley CCG. July 2015. Download
Remodelling support and integration of GP Services
Case Study – GP Care. July 2015. Download
Top tips for Federating
10 top tips for federating published by NAPO and Closer Still Media. July 2015. Download
The future of primary care
The Primary Care Workforce Commission identify and highlight innovative models of primary care that will meet the future needs of patients and the NHS. July 2015. Download
The art of the possible
This discussion paper offers early thinking on how community health services can add value to emerging new models of care. July 2015. Download
NPCN report – Developing a successful MCP
The National Primary Care Network (NPCN) is a group of over 500 healthcare professionals from across primary care including GPs, nurses, dentists, optometrists and pharmacists. June 2015. Download
Rip off the sticking plaster now
NHS Confederation report collates the guidance and urges immediate action from NHS organisations, national bodies and the incoming Government. April 2015. Download
NPCN New Models of Care
Samantha Jones, NHSE’s Director of New Models of Care calls on the NAPC to support her and the programme to implement new models of care that underpin the 5YFV. March 2015. Download
Case Study Report: PCN Programme for Dementia
Case Study Report: PCN Programme for Dementia. February 2015. Download