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Primary Care Networks - BMA

This is a link to the BMA's extensive guidance on PCNs. The pages are regularly updated and cover topics including:

  • PCN handbook 
  • How PCNs fit into the NHS structure 
  • Guidance on running a PCN
  • Additional service specifications

PCN Clinical Director Survey Results (October 2021) 

Short report on the results of the LMC's survey of Clinical Directors and PCN Managers in Humber region PCNs. It provides a snapshot of additional roles recruitment, barriers, relationships, and the future of PCNs. 

Humber, Coast and Vale ICS PCN Clinical Director’s Embedding the Change Workshop (June 2020)

Notes from a workshop for local PCN Clinical Directors. 

Update to the GP Contract Agreement 2020/21-2023/24 (February 2020)

Published by the BMA and NHS England, this document details the revised PCN DES specifications published in February 2020. 

Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service: Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme Guidance (August 2019)

This guidance document provides information on the additional roles reimbursement scheme, including the process by which Primary Care Networks (PCNs) can claim reimbursement for additional staff.

Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service Data Templates (August 2019)

These documents are templates for the purposes of facilitating discussions within a Primary Care Network in relation to data sharing and data processing to support delivery of the Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service. The templates have been jointly agreed between NHS England and GPC England.



Supporting Social Prescribing Link Workers in Primary Care Networks

This is a set of resources created by NHS England to support social prescribing, including a summary guide, reference guide for PCNs, and a welcome and induction pack. 


Updated on Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 2986 views

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