How we are working to support housebound people In the last 12 months, we’ve shared many articles about our Primary Care Network, or PCN. In many of them, tackling health inequalities has been a prominent theme. What we mean by health inequalities is everyone has access to the same services, treatments, and outcomes. It’s part … Continued
Frequently Asked Questions about Primary Care Networks Here are some straightforward answers to some of the most common questions about Primary Care Networks. What does PCN stand for? A PCN is a Primary Care Network. Why do I need to know about PCNs? There are two main reasons to tell patients about our network: Firstly, … Continued
As part of North Gosforth Primary Care Network, patients have access to new and specialist services.
How Social Prescribing helps people at risk of frailty One of the stated aims of Primary Care Networks, when the NHS introduced them in 2019, was a focus on preventative health care. By intervening before someone becomes unwell or their health problems increase, we can keep our population healthier for longer. This proactive approach benefits … Continued