How will Primary Care Networks (PCNs) help to deliver integrated healthcare?
Integration and Interoperability
Sector(s): Community Care, Primary Care, Secondary Care, Tertiary Care
Topic(s): Integrated Care and Patient Pathways, Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) & Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs), Primary Care Networks (PCNs)
How will PCNs begin to deliver on their five core aims by 2020? I.e. Structured medication reviews, enhanced health in care homes, anticipatory care (with community services), personalised care and support early cancer diagnosis?
Will local plans to address healthcare inequalities be transferable from PCN to PCN?
Do the different footprints of these organisations mean service delivery plans will need to be flexible?
What role will PCNs take in their ICSs and how will this affect the delivery of primary care?