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What our Primary Care Networks did in 2022

What our Primary Care Networks did in 2022 Primary Care Networks are playing an increasingly big role in general practice. Since 2019, Primary Care Networks – or PCNs – have allowed neighbouring GP practices to officially work together to provide better, more personalised health care to patients. is part of PCN, and working collaboratively with … Continued

Meet and Move: Helping those at risk of Frailty or Isolation

Meet and Move: Helping those at risk of Frailty or Isolation In Jesmond and Lower Gosforth PCN, we have a network Physiotherapist to work with patients at our four GP practices. Rachel Cowey joined the network in October 2020, having worked extensively as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist after completing her BSc in physiotherapy. Rachel’s role within … Continued

How Social Prescribing helps people at risk of frailty 

How Social Prescribing helps people at risk of frailty One of the stated aims of Primary Care Networks, when the NHS introduced them in 2019, was a focus on preventative health care. By intervening before someone becomes unwell or their health problems increase, we can keep our population healthier for longer.   This proactive approach benefits … Continued

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