Interoperability and Infrastructure for primary care networks

Tuesday 28 January, 6 – 9pm, Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel, Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 8AG

Response to consultation on the Network Contract Direct Enhanced Service: draft outline service specifications.

We have sent the following response to NHSE/I on behalf of 19 PCN Clinical Directors, supported by Leeds Local Medical Committee

Social prescribing – free local training & welcome pack for practitioners

Registration is now open for the free social prescribing training delivered by Leeds Beckett University

Primary Care Networks – Confederation ‘offer’

We have created a package of support to help establish and develop PCNs, based on what practices have told us are their priorities.

Workforce offer from the Confederation

Additional information, following on from the 22 May 2019 offer.

Changes to the commissioning of MJOG

NHS Leeds CCG currently holds the contract for the MJOG SMS text messaging service for all GP practices in Leeds on an agreement that ends in July 2019. After that, responsibility for the MJOG licences will sit with the Confederation, while the costs of texts will remain with the CCG.

Legal support for primary care networks

The Confederation has commissioned a package of legal support for primary care networks from our legal advisors, Hill Dickinson. The support includes legal formation, governance and decision making, principle setting and dispute resolution, admission and exit processes, data and information sharing agreements and processes, and the appointment and employment support of clinical directors.

New guidelines from NHS England on the Network Contract DES

On 24 May 2019, NHSE released new guidelines for the Network Contract DES, which include important detail including:  The role […]

Leeds GP Confederation improving the health of the people of Leeds

We’ve just blogged for Better Lives Leeds about the Confederation, primary care networks and local care partnerships

Nurse in Leeds takes on PCN Clinical Director Role

A nurse in Leeds is to become clinical director of a Primary Care Network (PCN) when they take effect from July 1.