The Primary Care Home
The Primary Care Home is a development for the NHS, by the NHS. The concept was formulated by the NAPC and is now part of the delivery of 5YFV aiming to extend participation in the new models of care programme – albeit the PCH is not part of the vanguard movement.
Simon Stevens, NHS CEO announced the launch of the PCH programme at NAPCs Annual Conference on 22nd October 2015.Find Out More
Welcome to the NAPC
We are a values driven organisation that fosters and encourages productive relatonships within primary care to deliver change and spread innovation.
Our mission is to be recognised as the organisation shaping the future of healthcare delivery, enabling our diverse membership to contnue to provide models of patient-centred care.Become a member
Primary care is changing
The NAPC not only recognises this but has been a driver for change within primary care. It established the National Association of Provider Organisations (NAPO) network in response to enabling and supporting existing and emerging primary care provider organisations and federations.
NAPO meets four times a year with an agenda built around the needs of its members.Are you a member?
Innovation in Primary Care
For the NAPC, innovation is not just about new ideas and processes, it’s about giving primary care the permission and space to think differently.
We provide this environment. Working collaboratively across the breadth of primary care from GP practices and pharmacies to industry and affiliated partners, creating the right conditions to test, learn, share and sustain proven innovation making a difference to the patient population.Find out more
Connecting Primary Care
NAPC prides itself on representing the whole of primary care and its growing networks reflect this. We focus on connections, collaborations and providing an influencing voice with a results driven approach.
We also recognise the need for succession planning for the future with one of our newest networks Purposeful Leaders encouraging and inspiring the up and coming leaders in primary care.Find out more
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Jan 2016 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.DOWNLOAD / VIEW
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.DOWNLOAD / VIEW
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.DOWNLOAD / VIEW
Oct 2015 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.DOWNLOAD / VIEW
Aug 2015 Primary Care in the NHS: Busting the myths
The NAPC are have teamed up with NHS Confederation to create their third myth buster talking about common misconceptions and myths surrounding Primary Care.DOWNLOAD / VIEW