Primary Care Networks

In this episode Dr Lisa Adams and Dr Sara MacDermott discuss the topic of Primary Care Networks with Vicky Tolliday, Nurse Director of the social enterprise Better Health Manchester and Clinical Director of a Primary Care Network, and Dr Girish Patel, GP and Clinical Director of a Primary Care Network.

They explain what Primary Care Networks are, their structure, leadership and their purpose. They also cover some aspects of funding including Directed Enhanced Services (DES), discuss how they both became clinical directors and what this role entails, as well as talking about some opportunities to get involved with Primary Care Networks. They finish by explaining what they see to be the pros and cons of Primary Care Networks.

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