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NHS Networks

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NHS Networks allows you to

Create and manage a network or community of interest. Take part in discussion forums, share knowledge and good practice including videos and presentations. Get news, views and information about events.

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Set up and maintain an NHS Network

The network creation wizard enables a new network to be created within minutes. Test-drive our demonstration network to try out the network administration and content management features of the site.

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Manage you network content and membership

The network administrator toolbox allows you to add content to your network and manage membership.

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Contracting for new care models

Creative use of the contracting process is a critical factor in making new models of care happen. Without bold, robust contracting the theoretical benefits of more efficient, better integrated and higher quality care systems will not be realised. More ›


Whose fault is flu?

Public Health England
Jeremy Hunt
The general public
US-style accountable care organisations
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Top tips

Helpful people

Networks is full of helpful people. To help you identify them, every contribution you make to the site is totted up and adds to your Networks rank. So if you come across an Outstanding Contributor or Networks Guru on a forum, you know they've been around Networks a long time and have generally made a lot of helpful contributions.


Welcome to NHS Networks


  • GP practice lease incentive scheme extended until end of March 2018
    The General Practice Forward View offered the following support to GP practices that are tenants of an NHS Property Services or Community Health Partnerships (freehold or leased) building to enter into a new lease: reimbursement of Stamp Duty Land Tax for the initial term (up to 15 years), contribution up to £1,000 plus VAT of legal fees related to the lease transaction and reimbursement of management fees for the financial year 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.
  • SNOMED CT in primary care - implementation update
    In order to minimise disruption at year-end, SNOMED CT will be deployed in phases across general practice from April 2018.
  • Consultation on research in the NHS
    On 30 November 2017 NHS England launched a consultation to support research in the NHS.


The deniable truth

As winter pressures continue and NHS services everywhere are feeling the pinch, the country’s leading health economy is once again at the forefront of emergency planning. This leaked letter from Martin Plackard, director of digital transparency and social media impact at NHS Blithering, contains top tips for other communications professionals on how to take back control of winter and other challenging sub-optimal situations.
Friday, 19 January 2018