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DES funding explained: How to unlock the funding and plan for your PCN’s future

About this event

  • Is your PCN considering delivering the Enhanced Access requirement of the Network Contract DES this year?
  • Has your PCN appraised the digital infrastructure and transformation that is required to efficiently deliver enhanced access appointments and maximally utilise PCN ARRS roles?
  • Is there a clear understanding of the funding and support available to PCNs to deliver the requirements of the Network Contract DES?

The new funding arrangement for PCNs is proving controversial. A recent GP Online article stated that 42% of surveyed GPs said they 'strongly agreed' that the PCN DES would create additional work for practices. With good knowledge of what the funding allows you to do and the strategic planning to know how to deliver it, your PCN could fulfil the obligations from the Network Contract DES and provide much-needed resilience to your practices.

The deadline to submit Enhanced Access plans with local commissioners is 31st July 2022. Who better to unpack the detail and share learning from those who are at the coal face of transformation?

Hear from Dr Aravinth Balachandran (Clinical Director, Folkestone, Hythe & Rural PCN and eConsult’s Chief Medical Director) and Andy Gove (PCN Digital Transformation Manager for Folkestone, Hythe and Rural PCN) about their journey in developing a PCN Hub and what impact this has made for their PCN.

Why join the webinar?

  • Get insight into how Folkestone, Hythe & Rural PCN developed a PCN Hub model to support the delivery of network-level services
  • Federated online consultation delivery to the PCN Hub, embedding PCN ARRS roles and building data analytic capability at network level will be covered.
  • How the PCN Hub model can support the Enhanced Access requirements of the Network Contract DES.
  • An overview of how the PCN funded the change management and involvement in a national blueprint to pilot the new model over 12 months

Join us to share your experience and questions on what the funding means and how you can best plan for delivering its requirements!

If you're not able to join us, register anyway and we'll send you a link to the recording afterwards.

Want to find out more about Hub working? Join our webinar with Dr Ross Dyer-Smith, the creator of the eHub model for centralising online consultations and workflow service operating at scale

Hosted by

  • Team member
    Andy Gove Digital Transformation Manager @ Folkestone, Hythe & Rural PCN

    Andy has worked at Folkestone, Hythe & Rural PCN since 2021 leading on delivering efficiencies through the implementation of digital technologies and associated operating models. Andy is now actively supporting multiple PCNs with the delivery of their digital strategy.

  • Team member
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    Aravinth Balachandran

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