NHS England has launched a new Investment and Impact Fund (IIF) as part of the GP and Primary Care Network contract settlement. As part of the fund NHS England will invest money based on PCNs achieving goals in certain prescribing measures, in a similar manner to how the Qualities and Outcomes (QOF) works for practices. […]
OpenPrescribing.net has launched our Primary Care Networks (PCNs) dashboard. We have PCN prescribing dashboards available for every single NHS PCN and their member general practices. This allows anyone to explore NHS prescribing patterns in their PCN and see how this compares to other PCNs across England – supporting safer, more efficient prescribing.
This blog describes some of the technical background about how the NHS is set up in terms of organisational data, and describes our plan for dealing with the ever evolving formations within the NHS, including primary care networks (PCNs).