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Primary Care Network

13 results found for: primary care network

98% of GPs sign up to new PCN contract

Almost all GP practices in England have signed up to the new primary care network (PCN) contract for next year, NHS England & Improvement has said.

Can community pharmacists write business cases for PCNs?

NPA board member Reena Barai questions whether community pharmacists can write primary care network business cases. 

PSNC 'very close' to agreeing funding for next year

Simon Dukes has provided an update on progress on the first annual contract review.

PCN expectations ‘unrealistic’ say pharmacy bodies

NHS England & Improvement has been criticised as having “unrealistic” expectations of pharmacists beginning to work in PCNs.

GPs take the lead in 96% of PCNs

The leadership of primary care networks is dominated by doctors, with other primary care professionals almost entirely absent.

Community pharmacies 'must collaborate, not compete' on PCNs

Community pharmacists must resist the urge to compete with one another and collaborate, the Pharmacy Show heard.

Will NHSE give LPCs £3.9m for PCN integration, Warner asked

The deputy chief pharmaceutical officer was put on the spot at the Pharmacy Show.

PCN integration guidance published today

Guidance to help LPCS and pharmacy contractors engage with primary care networks is being issued today.

PSNC: No update on pharmacy PCN funding

Questions remain over how much funding LPCs will receive to allow pharmacists in their areas to take part in PCNs.

Less than half of GP pharmacists have ‘clinical’ qualification

Less than half of GP pharmacists in England have had access to the CPPE’s ‘clinical pharmacist’ qualification, the PDA said.

HEE to train 500 clinical pharmacists for PCNs in 2019/2020

Health Education England has been told it must train 500 clinical pharmacists for roles in general practice by the end of 2019-2020.

Concerns over PCN impact on employment

The PDA says “an increasing number” of pharmacists have concerns over the impact of PCNs on their employment.

Pharmacists 'need new skills' to succeed in PCN meetings

Hemant Patel says pharmacists need “influencing and leadership" training to survive PCN meetings.



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