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Is it time to incorporate your Primary Care Network?

Creating a legal entity Limited Company to manage the functions of the PCN?  So, what's in it for you?


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The King's Fund and SCW panel investigate person-centred virtual care

Join SCW and the King's Fund for an online panel discussion webinar on 10 March 2021 to discuss patient and user engagement in the delivery of virtual care.

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Collaboration is key - how do you know if you measure up?

You want a successful Primary Care Network (PCN) that supports the member practices to deliver efficient services for your patients. You also want to keep the practices sustainable and resilient. 


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Can digital technology be the saviour for cancer care?

Three million people have now missed cancer screenings due to COVID-19 since March 2020, according to Cancer Research UK.  And 6,400 patients referred to cancer services have waited more than three months for a response.


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SCW GIS Team reaches the Esri Customer Success Award shortlist

SCWs award nomination showcases the success the GIS team are having using the Esri software.

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Playing a crucial part in the winter flu programme

Commissioned by NHS England and NHS Improvement, we're supporting the 20/21 enhanced winter flu programme by optimising uptake of the vaccination among the most eligible groups of people so they protect themselves, their families, their communities as well as the NHS and social care services.

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Extended Access: Planning for the unknown

What could General Practice be doing to plan for the delivery of Extended Access? If you're a Primary Care Network or GP federation looking ahead to April 2021 and thinking about the ongoing delivery of Extended Access, you're not alone.

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How to develop your PCN when the task seems daunting?

‍Whatever the stage of your Primary Care Network (PCN) development you will be grappling with a number of core challenges involved in establishing, managing and developing your PCN.

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Finalist for the Smarter Working Live Awards 2020

SCW's Development, Delivery & Support of Multiple Integrated Care Record & Interoperability Programmes has been selected as a finalist in Smarter Working Live Awards 2020.