Important - On Friday 21/6/24, we have essential IT upgrades occurring between 1-2pm. This means we will have no access to phones or our computer systems. Pls bear with us while this unavoidable upgrade occurs If you need any urgent advice, please call 111 or 999

Bacon Lane GP Surgery

11 Bacon Lane, Edgware HA8 5AT

Telephone: 020 8952 5073

baconlane.surgery@nhs.net

If you are unwell and cannot wait until we are next open, please call 111.

Primary Care Networks (PCN)

Bacon Lane Surgery is part of the Harrow East Primary Care Network (HEPCN)

Since the NHS was created in 1948, the population has grown and people are living longer. Many people are living with long term conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, or suffer with mental health issues and may need to access their local health services more often. To meet these needs, practices have begun working together and with community, mental health, social care, pharmacy, hospital and voluntary services in their local areas in primary care networks.

Primary care networks (PCN’s) build on the core of current primary care services and enable greater provision of proactive, personalised, coordinated and more integrated health and social care. Clinicians describe this as a change from reactively providing appointments to proactively care for the people and communities they serve. Where emerging primary care networks are in place in parts of the country, there are clear benefits for patients and clinicians. Refreshing NHS Plans for 2018-19 set out the ambition for CCGs to actively encourage every practice to be part of a local primary care network so that these cover the whole country as far as possible by the end of 2018/19.

Primary care networks will be based on GP registered lists, typically serving natural communities of around 30,000 to 50,000.They should be small enough to provide the personal care valued by both patients and GPs, but large enough to have impact and economies of scale through better collaboration between practices and others in the local health and social care system. Find out more through case studies from across the country where primary care networks are already making a difference to staff and patients. 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.

Bacon Lane Surgery

  • Monday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Tuesday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Wednesday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Thursday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Friday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
    1300-1400 - Phone lines may be closed for practice meeting. We will reopen them as soon as the meeting is completed
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED
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