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:
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
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