North London Partners in health and care

North central London’s primary care networks showcased as best practice

Launched on Monday 1 July, Primary Care Networks are groups of GP practices working closely together with other primary and community care staff and health and care organisations to provide integrated services to their local populations.
Each network has appointed a clinical director, and, during 2019/20, will have access to funding for a clinical pharmacist and a social prescribing link worker, followed by funding for other roles from 2021 onwards. See details for:

NHS Healthy London Partnership has showcased the excellent work of north central London Primary Care Networks Islington GP Federation, download and read the case study

Primary Care Closer to Home – talking heads on how it works video

This five minute video demonstrating partnership working in PCNs features:

  • Dr Katie Coleman, Clinical Lead, Primary Care and Care Close to Home
  • Mike Clowes, CEO, Islington GP Federation
  • Helen McGinley Frailty Team Physiotherapist, Whittington Health and Age UK Islington 
  • Susan Cummins, Lead Nurse Serious Mental Illness, Camden and Islington Foundation Trust
  • Ian Huckle, Communications and Engagement Lead, Islington GP Federation
  • Dr John McGrath, QI Training Lead, Islington GP Federation
  • SouminaGillam, Lead Pharmacist,Islington GP Federation