Kings Fund - Mental health and primary care networks: understanding the opportunities
The establishment of primary care networks (PCNs) is one of the most important reforms to primary care in England in recent years.
This report, published jointly by The King’s Fund and the Centre for Mental Health, explores the opportunities the emergence of these new networks creates for improving the support and treatment provided to people with mental health needs in primary care, and describes why such improvement is badly needed.
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