Network Contract DES – contract specification for 2023/24 – PCN requirements and entitlements

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This document sets out:

  • how commissioners must offer to primary medical services contractors the opportunity to participate in the Network Contract DES;
  • the eligibility requirements and process for primary medical services contractors to participate in the Network Contract DES; and
  • in relation to the Network Contract DES, the rights and obligations of:
    • primary medical services contractors that participate;
    • the PCNs of which they are members; and
    • commissioners,

for the financial year from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024.


Version 2. Updated 2 June 2023.