Primary Care Network (PCN)
(South) Ribble Medical Group PCN
St Fillans are part of a group of 7 local practices working together as a PCN (Primary Care Network) called Ribble Medical Group. The PCN provides services to patients of the practices covering a population of approximately 38,000. The other practices in the group include Longton Health Centre, Fishergate Hill Surgery, Kingsfold Medical Centre, Lostock Hall Medical Centre, New Longton Surgery & The Beeches Medical Centre.
The PCN provides enhanced services to patients under the PCN Network DES contract (click here for more info). Current services include extended hours, enhanced health in care homes and the covid vaccination service. The PCN also employ additional staff to support the GP practices which currently include a social prescribing team, clinical pharmacists, first contact physiotherapists and mental health workers.
The PCN is currently led by Dr Partha Ganguli (Fishergate Hill Surgery) as Clinical Director.