Primary Care Networks (PCNs) will start delivering the five primary care service specifications from April 2020

NHS England and NHS Improvement are hosting a series of webinars to discuss the draft of the five primary care service specifications to be delivered by Primary Care Networks (PCNs) from April 2020.

The first of the series will be available tomorrow between 12 noon and 1.30 pm, while the second one is between 10 and 11.30 am on Thursday, January 9.

The third and final event, available on Tuesday, January 14 between 3 and 4.30 pm, will be aimed at directors and chief executives of community health providers. It will focus on the community services elements of the Enhanced Health in Care Homes and Anticipatory Care service specifications.

NHS England is planning to commission service requirement via the NHS Standard Contract and has already launched a consultation of the draft 2020-21 NHS Standard Contract. Launched in December 2019, the consultation is open until end of January.

Nikki Kanani, Medical Director for NHS Primary Care, is also hosting a Twitter chat tonight from 8 pm. Anyone can join the conversation and share views using the #primarycarenetworks hashtag.

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