Primary Care Network
Primary Care Network or 'PCN's' are groups of neighboring general practices working together and with community, mental health, social care, pharmacy, hospital, dentistry and voluntary services. Looking at the specific health and social care needs of patients living in their areas, PCNs are focusing on providing personalized, proactive and coordinated care for their patients, to help them live healthier for longer.
For more information click the following link: https://countydurhamccg.nhs.uk/our-work/primary-care-networks/
There are six federations within County Durham Clinical Commissioning Group. Each federation is made up of general practices working together within the local health economy. The remit of a GP Federation is generally to support practices to deliver high quality, patient-focused services for its communities. The GP Federation connected with Great Lumley Surgery is:
Chester-Le-Street Healthcare Ltd.
For more information on GP Federations click the following link: https://countydurhamccg.nhs.uk/our-work/gp-federations/