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Potters Bar PCN

Potters Bar Primary Care Network is a collaborative network of the 3 Potters Bar GP Surgeries

Parkfield Medical Centre

Highview Medical Centre

Annandale Medical Centre

Primary Care Networks were set up in July 2019 in the NHS Long Term Plan to include: supporting the complex challenges facing Primary Care; to better facilitate models of population health; and to assist NHS transformation into Integrated Care Systems

All 3 practices have representatives on a PCN Board who meet monthly to discuss existing and upcoming issues

Who we are?

Clinical Director: Dr Anup Shah
Allied Health Lead: Dr Stephanie Hann

Pharmacist: Mrs Bhavika Popat
Pharmacist: Mrs Tanvi Haria
Paramedic: Mr Daniel Bottrill

Finance & Administration: Mrs Tina Patel

PCN Manager: Ms Sarah Ashton
Social Prescribing Lead: Dr Caroline Dain

Pharmacist: Mrs Krishma Patel
Paramedic: Ms Alice Morson
Social Prescriber: HertsHelp (www.hertshelp.net)

What have we done so far?

  • Creation of a vibrant and active network
  • Introducing new members to the Primary Care team of Potters Bar
  • Promote work streams for Early Detection of Cancer
  • Integrate systems for Learning Disabilities care
  • Optimise healthcare for those in residential facilities
  • Assisting safe systems of care during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Facilitating & supporting the Covid-19 Vaccination programme

What are our long term ambitions?

  • Maximise progress on existing work streams
  • Further recruitment to support Primary Care
  • Enable projects to improve the Early Detection of Cancer
  • Reduce Health Inequalities in our region
  • Work with NHS England on national healthcare priorities
  • Ensure local NHS transformation is structured to work for patients
  • Work with local health partners to optimise the health economy of Potters Bar