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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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Going with the grain: new models for general practice

GPs working at scale are central to the plan to transform the NHS. But before general practice can save the NHS it has to save itself. More ›


As the ex head of NHS Digital says poor NHS IT could derail the Five Year Forward View how would you rate our digital progress?

Outstanding: IT is on course to enable significant productivity gains and service improvements
Good: But we are focused on updating paper-based processes not transforming working practices
Requires improvement: We need to make up a lot of ground before IT will make a real contribution
Inadequate: Both strategy and implementation are hopeless
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Welcome to NHS Networks


  • Primary medical services contracts - effective decision making
    More CCGs are taking on delegated responsibility for the commissioning and management of primary medical services. If not handled correctly any changes agreed in relation to primary medical contracts can be time consuming and costly. NHS England regional teams are also building teams to support CCGs in their new responsibilities.
  • Spreading new care models
    As the new care models programme begins its third year, people involved have been exploring how they can ensure the wider success of the programme, including programme director Samantha Jones, who shares her top tips for spreading the benefits.
  • Better beginnings: improving health for pregnancy
    This review brings together NIHR research on different aspects of health before, during and after pregnancy.


Ten high-impact actions for transformational change

Following the letter from the National Director of Impact to chief executives advising that actions are no longer enough to drive transformation, commissioners and providers are expected to consider aiming to implement High-impact Actions (HIAs) as a matter of urgency going forward.
Thursday, 23 February 2017