North and east integrated care area

About the north and east ICA

The north and east integrated care area (ICA) covers a population of approximately 196,870 and is located in the north and east of Cornwall.

The north and east ICA is the place-based geography that consists of:

  • adult social care
  • adult community services (including mental health)
  • primary care networks (PCNs)
  • public health
  • voluntary sector

Working together for the benefit of the population of north and east Cornwall will be vital to make the best use of resources.

Primary care networks in the north and east ICA

There are 5 PCNs within the north and east ICA and these are listed below with the GP practices that are included within them.

Coast and country

This PCN has approximately 16,970 people registered from the 2 Cornish practices within the PCN:

This PCN also has GP practices in Devon:

The clinical director for this PCN is Richard Tingay

East Cornwall

This PCN has approximately 72,173 people registered from the 7 GP practices within the PCN and covers the populations of:

The clinical director for east Cornwall PCN is Dr Simitesh Patel.

Launceston and Tamar Valley

This PCN has approximately 35,824 people registered from the 2 GP practices within the PCN and covers the populations of:

The clinical directors for this PCN are Dr Amit Dhulkotia and Dr Jennifer Early.

North Cornwall Coast

This PCN has approximately 21,370 people registered from the 3 GP practices within the PCN and covers the populations of:

The clinical director for this PCN is Dr Rebecca Walker.

Three Harbours and Bosvena

This PCN has approximately 43,907 people registered from the 4 GP practices within the PCN and covers the populations of:

The clinical directors for this PCN are Dr Dale Staff and Dr Richard Cockshott.

Areas not involved with a PCN

There is 1 GP practice not involved with a PCN. The practice has a population of 6,626 people.

Hospitals in the north and east ICA

The area is rural with significant distances for people to travel to the main hospitals in Truro, Plymouth and Barnstable. The geography also provides challenges in accessing outpatient services, x-ray and travel times for urgent out of hours and emergency services.

Page last reviewed: 7 February 2024

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