Welcome to Chester Central Primary Care Network
Chester Central PCN is a collaboration between six GP practices across central Chester with a combined population of 38,962.
The network includes
Watch a short animation that explains the concept of primary care networks (PCNs) and how this new way of working enables health and other services to work together to provide better access for patients.
What is a primary care network?
Primary Care Networks (PCN) are a key part of the NHS Long Term Plan. They consist of groups of general practices working together with local providers such as community services, social care and the voluntary sector, to respond to the needs of the patients they serve.
The network aims to focus on population health and addressing health inequalities in their local area, providing a more personalised, coordinated and social care services to their local population. Learn more
How could this affect you?
Whilst patients won’t see any sudden changes, over time they will see a range of new clinical services available in their local GP surgery.
You may be offered an appointment or be seen by a range of different health professionals which your GP feels are best able to meet your needs.
You may see a greater focus on prevention with more attention on community-based activities that will help people live healthier lives.
We are using integration and partnership to ensure your journey through our local health and care systems is seamless
To develop a partnership between patients and their clinicians that together ensures high quality health and well-being service delivery, which are good value for money and meet the needs of the population of Chester Central Primary Care Network.
We share the values of the NHS which inspire passion and should underpin everything that we do. These are:
Working together for patients
Respect and Dignity
Commitment to quality of care
To ensure our communities receive the best evidence-based care possible within our available resources. We will strive to ensure that patients’ views are heard and that their journey through out local health and care systems is seamless through integration and partnership working
Provide compassionate care, enabling health and care to be more accessible and seamless with our partners.
Empower our staff and patients to develop and receive health and well-being services.
Work together and in partnership for our community.