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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Recognising the best in 2015

We’re doing it again! Recognising the best of the best in primary care for 2015 with NAPC’s NOSCAR awards presented at our annual Black Tie Gala and Awards Dinner in October.

Nominations this year are for:
Practice Manager of the Year
Provider Organisation of the Year
Primary Care Innovation

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Connecting Primary Care

NAPC prides itself on representng 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.

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Join us at Best Practice 2015

Join the NAPC and #getCONNECTED at our 2015 annual conference. Best Practice continues to provide primary care professionals with the tools, updates and knowledge needed to successfully deliver high quality patient care in a challenging NHS environment. In addition to chairing the NAPC will be showcasing a number of innovation projects with a series of Lightning Talks on our stand.

Best Practice offers free CPD accredited clinical training and an inspirational speaker line-up.


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Latest News

Press Statement: Call for formal EoIs for new care model style primary care programme

13th November 2015

NAPC now seeking formal expressions of interest from organisations wanting to be rapid test sites Read more

Press Statement: New care model style primary care programme launched to transform care

23rd October 2015

The NAPC announces the launch of a new programme to support primary care Read more

Press Statement: Comment on PM: We will deliver 7-day GP services by 2020

05th October 2015

Commenting on the announcement about the proposed new seven day GP contract made by the PM yesterday Read more


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  • 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. It holds a quarterly meeting for around 50 participants from which a repo

  • 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.

  • Aug 2015 RPS & NAPC Consultation Document

    Improving patient care through better general practice and community pharmacy integration

  • Aug 2015 RPS & NAPC Response Document

    The RPS & NAPC Consultation Response Document

  • Jul 2015 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


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