“Don’t put it off – get it checked”

Dr Azhar Ali Northamptonshire doctors urge people not to ignore signs of potential cancer as local referral numbers fall People in Northamptonshire are being urged not to put off seeking medical help if they are worried they might have cancer – as latest figures show a dramatic decrease in cancer referrals during the [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:29+01:00April 30th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments

Volunteers work together in county-wide leaflet drop

This week, it really will be “Northants Together” when the District and Borough Councils team up with Northamptonshire County Council to mobilise the extensive volunteer network for a county-wide leaflet drop. Volunteers will be serving their local communities by ensuring that every household in the county receives a leaflet describing the help that is available [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:30+01:00April 29th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments

Heroic volunteers make significant local impact

Almost 13,000 volunteers have now come forward in the effort to help those in need across Northamptonshire during the COVID-19 pandemic. The County Council Community Resilience hub, District and Borough Council Community Resilience Teams and the incredible voluntary organisations (through the Northamptonshire Emergency Response Corps), community groups and individuals across the county are making a [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:31+01:00April 22nd, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments

New COVID-19 clinics to help self-isolating patients access urgent medical advice

New temporary clinics are being set up around Northamptonshire to enable people with COVID-19 symptoms to be safely seen face-to-face by a GP or other healthcare professional. The majority of people who are self-isolating with COVID-19 symptoms can manage their symptoms at home, and if they need to consult their GP they can often do [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:31+01:00April 9th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments

Community pharmacy opening hours during the COVID-19 pandemic

There is a substantial increase in the volume of prescriptions pharmacies are currently dispensing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help support the pressure and demand on community pharmacies during this time, the following opening hours have been agreed by NHS England and Improvement: Community pharmacies may close their doors to the public for up [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:32+01:00April 8th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments

#NorthantsTogether campaign launches today

A new campaign called #NorthantsTogether has been launched today (Thursday 02 April) to help share local information and advice about COVID-19.  Across Northamptonshire, a wide range of organisations and individuals are working really hard to help our communities during the outbreak and keep people safe. Many of these organisations are now beginning to use the shared hashtag #NorthantsTogether in their messaging to demonstrate the scope of activity and support available across the county.  These organisations include [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:32+01:00April 2nd, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments

Efforts to free up hospital capacity continue as Northamptonshire prepares for coronavirus peak

Hundreds of hospital beds have been freed up in Northamptonshire as the county’s health, social care and public sector organisations continue their significant joint efforts to cope with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  The local NHS, councils and emergency services are joining forces through the Northamptonshire Strategic Coordination Centre, working with partners in the voluntary, charity and private sector to prepare for the expected [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:33+01:00April 1st, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments
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