Primary Care Network Services 

We provide professional services for 11 Primary Care Networks, covering 69 General Practice surgeries who care for 600,000 Nottinghamshire residents. 

PICS has been appointed by the PCNs to:

  • support the design and development of new services;
  • enable integration of new services into health, wellbeing and social care pathways;
  • employ and support staff;
  • provide clinical governance and professional development to the PCN workforce;
  • administrate financial and banking arrangements; and
  • support the Clinical Directors with their planning and other duties as needed.

Since their inception in 2019 and launch in 2020, PICS has been instrumental in the development of 11 PCNs and creation of new services and pathways in South and Mid Nottinghamshire: Rosewood (Mansfield South), Mansfield North, Ashfield South, Ashfield North, Sherwood, Newark, Byron (Hucknall), Synergy Health (Hucknall), Arnold and Calverton (Gedling), Arrow Health (Gedling) and Nottingham West (Broxtowe).

We provide PCNs caring for between 30,000 and 107,000 patients with:

Business support:

Banking, monitoring reports & advice

Confidential finance modelling & business development

Contract and negotiation support


Effective governance including clinical practice, safeguarding, information and policies

Assurance for quality, safety, reporting and compliance

Regular peer review meetings and personalised training account.


Service, pathway & role co-design

Advertising, CV screening, shortlisting, panel support

Engagement to secure successful candidates asap


Robust pre-employment checks

Facilitated access to NHS terms & conditions

Robust HR systems including payroll, leave & reviews

Workforce support

HR Advisory Service Mon-Friday, 9am-5pm.

Award-winning induction, engagement and wellbeing support

Ordering IT equipment, secure IT set up & face to face training

Supervision & training:

Experience & qualified clinical leads offering educational supervision & supported Roadmap accreditation

Sickness & performance management

Appraisals / one to ones / leaver surveys

Wellbeing & team building:

Value-based, collaborative & supportive culture

Comprehensive engagement and communications support

Wellbeing support including in-house videos, resilience training, mindfulness coaching, restorative supervision


To find out more about our PCN services and support, please contact