People urged to wait to be called for their COVID-19 vaccine as Northamptonshire’s first GP practices start vaccinating today

The first local community COVID-19 vaccination services run by family doctors and their teams will open across Northamptonshire from today, as the roll-out of the biggest vaccination programme in NHS history gains further momentum. Several GP practices around the county have taken delivery of the vaccine and will begin COVID-19 vaccination clinics from Tuesday [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:04+01:00December 15th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured, News|0 Comments

County’s VCSE Assembly takes steps forward

Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire has secured funding through The Big Lottery, in partnership with the majority of the county’s borough and district councils, to appoint a project officer to facilitate the development and establishment of the Northamptonshire VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) Assembly. It is the aim of the VCSE Assembly to be the “one [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:04+01:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, News|0 Comments

Spotlight on iCAN pillars

In the last edition of Partnership Update, we focused in more detail on two of the four key areas of work in the iCAN assessment phase. Below, you can find out more about the other two ‘pillars’ of initial iCAN activity: hospital discharge and primary and community care. Pillar Q&A: Discharge What is [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:05+01:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, iCAN, News|0 Comments

County leaders renew focus on improving outcomes for children and young people

Senior leaders from across Northamptonshire came together for a system-wide conversation aimed at improving outcomes for children and young people in our county. The 2020 Northamptonshire Children and Young People Summit took place remotely in November, with over 50 leaders in attendance representing a wide range of children’s and young people’s services. The summit [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:05+01:00December 10th, 2020|Children and young people, Engagement, Featured, News|0 Comments

New animation tells story of Northamptonshire Care Record

A new video animation is helping to tell the story of how the new Northamptonshire Care Record (NCR) will make it easier for health and care professionals to share the information they need to provide the best possible care for people in our county. Part of a public awareness campaign which launches this month, [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:05+01:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, News, Northamptonshire Care Record|0 Comments

iCAN assessment sets out opportunities to support better health for older people

NHCP’s Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN) programme is working to deliver a refreshed local focus on improving the quality of care and achieving the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes for older people in our county. Over the last few months the iCAN programme has been in its assessment phase. This has involved working [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:06+01:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, iCAN, News|0 Comments

Hard work continues to develop and improve mental health services

The NHCP Mental Health Transformation Board is co-ordinating the understanding of, and response to, the increase in people accessing mental health services, which we have seen during the COVID-19 pandemic. The board has completed a successful restoration of services which were affected as a result of the first wave, with all services restored. This has been [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:07+01:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, Mental health, News|0 Comments

Nursing workforce benefits from latest infection control training

Senior nurses representing a wide range of services and local providers have begun a six-month infection prevention and control course with the Royal College of Nursing. The unique online course will bolster the existing knowledge and training of Northamptonshire’s nurse leaders, supporting them to enhance existing infection prevention measures and promote best practice throughout [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:07+01:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, News, Workforce|0 Comments

Support is available to look after your wellbeing this winter

For lots of us 2020 has been a difficult year, and many people may have been experiencing isolation, worries about money, increased anxiety or overwhelming stress. As the colder days and darker nights draw in, Northamptonshire’s Changing Minds IAPT team is here to provide support. IAPT Changing Minds is a free confidential mental wellbeing service [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:08+01:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, Mental health, News|0 Comments

Partnership Update – December 2020

Welcome to the December 2020 edition of Partnership Update. In this edition, we bring you the latest news from the Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN) programme, which has now completed its assessment phase looking at the opportunities we have across our health and care system to improve outcomes for older people. The focus of [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:08+01:00December 7th, 2020|Featured, News, Publications|0 Comments
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