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Top tips for growing a thriving primary care network

The NHS Long Term Plan sets a demanding short-term deadline for general practices to get together in primary care networks.

With only 30% of practices currently in networks and even fewer meeting the definition set out in the NHS plan, there is little realistic prospect of countrywide coverage by the end of June. Few would disagree with the ambition to get practices organised in bigger groups to support sustainability and better enable participation in future integrated care systems. The big question is how they should go about it. This article distils PCC’s experience of working with existing practice networks into ten tips for success.