The 12 GP practices in Portsmouth work together in five Primary Care Networks (PCNs) to share expertise and resources over a wider geographical area.
This means that practices can offer a wider range of services to patients than they could have as a single practice. It will provide patients with faster and more efficient access to the right care and support.
|PCN name||Practices||Population||Clinical Director|
|Brunel||University Practice, The Lighthouse Group Practice, East Shore Medical Group||43,623||Carole Philips|
|Island City||Lake Road Practice, Derby Road Practice, Sunnyside Medical Centre||50,784||Dr Joe Shimbart|
|Portsdown||Portsdown Group Practice||58,582||Dr Karen Kyd|
|Portsmouth North||The Drayton Surgery, North Harbour Medical Group, Kirklands Surgery||37,736||Dr Mark Swindells|
|Portsmouth South Coast||Trafalgar Medical Group Practice, Craneswater Group Practice||38,026||Dr Shruti Singh|
|Raw total: 228,751|
Each PCN have teams of healthcare professionals to provide tailored care for patients in their community. Roles include:
Find out more about the different roles within our GP practice teams.