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Volunteering for the Samaritans

I feel very lucky to be able to listen to people when they most need help.

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SCW win at UK GO National Excellence in Procurement awards

SCW win at the GO National Public Procurement Awards 2020 in fifth consecutive year as finalist.

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Developing social prescribing to support a community through the pandemic

How we are using social prescribing to support communities during the COVID-19 pandemic response.

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Reflecting on how to link systems within Primary Care Networks

Thinking about the system links into Community Pharmacy, Opticians and Dentists, as these are likely to be key in further developing our PCNs

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Finalists for two National GO Public Procurement Awards 2020

For the fifth year running, SCW's procurement team are excited to have been shortlisted for these prestigious awards

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GP Federations and PCNs - a single voice of strength

Do GP federations have a role in the NHS? And what is the impact on general practice?

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Shortlisted for Smarter Working Live Award

Congratulations to our integrated care records teams for being recognised for their work.

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Try the Pomodoro technique for working from home

Working in short sprints with regular breaks to maximise your productivity

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The need for good management in PCNs - not just good leadership

Don't underestimate the role of great management and the importance it plays in enabling the PCN to deliver its vision.