Northamptonshire set to trial new maternal mental health service

Northamptonshire will become one of only ten locations in the country to pilot a new maternal mental health service. The service will provide assessment and psychological interventions to women who experience mental health conditions relating to the birth experience including birth trauma, fear of child birth (tokophobia) or pregnancy loss (still birth, miscarriage or neonatal [...]

By |2021-04-07T13:02:15+01:00April 8th, 2021|Maternity, Mental health, News|0 Comments

More than 70,000 calls made to Northamptonshire’s 24/7 Mental Health Number in its first year

At the start of March 2020, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) and mental health charity, Mind, launched the 24/7 mental health support number for people across Northamptonshire. Within the first month, more than 3,659 calls were made to the number, which is designed to be the only number you need to call for mental [...]

By |2021-04-07T13:02:06+01:00April 8th, 2021|Mental health, News|0 Comments

Save the date for Northamptonshire’s Virtual Wellbeing Festival 2021!

Health and social care colleagues across Northamptonshire are being encouraged to get dates in their diaries for this year’s NHCP Virtual Wellbeing Festival. Following on from the hugely successful online event last summer, the 2021 Virtual Wellbeing Festival will be taking place from Monday 28 June to Friday 2 July. The festival completely free and [...]

By |2021-05-05T08:55:05+01:00April 8th, 2021|Featured, Health and wellbeing, News, Workforce|0 Comments

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust publishes business plan

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust (NCT) has published its 2021/22 business plan, setting out its commitment to the children, young people and families of Northamptonshire. The aims of the strategy are to: Set a clear strategic vision and priorities Support the local workforce Create a strategic framework Make clear NCT’s commitment to enabling the voice of children [...]

By |2021-04-07T13:01:24+01:00April 8th, 2021|Children and young people, News|0 Comments

New Elective Care Board examines challenges and opportunities

NHCP’s new ICS Elective Care Executive Board met for the first time in March to discuss a refreshed strategic approach to delivering better elective (planned) care in Northamptonshire in the wake of the COVID pandemic. During the meeting on Tuesday 23 March, Polly Grimmett (Director of Strategy at KGH) was confirmed as Chair of the [...]

By |2021-04-07T13:01:13+01:00April 8th, 2021|Elective care, News|0 Comments

Children and Young People Board sets out ambitious agenda

Improving health and wellbeing outcomes for the children and young people of Northamptonshire is a priority for NHCP. The first Children and Young People Transformation Board took place in early March, which built upon the success of the system’s summit on 3 November 2020. The meeting attendees unanimously agreed to drive forward the commitments that [...]

By |2021-04-07T13:01:33+01:00April 8th, 2021|Children and young people, News|0 Comments

iCAN programme gathers pace as project work takes shape

The Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN) Programme is now gathering pace and momentum as it moves into the first year of its Five Year Roadmap. In the face of continued health and care system pressures caused by COVID and the roll-out of the vaccination programme, health, social care and voluntary sector colleagues are coming together [...]

By |2021-04-07T13:02:32+01:00April 8th, 2021|iCAN, News|0 Comments

Integrated Care System status affirms Northamptonshire’s commitment to joined-up care

Northamptonshire has been confirmed as one of 13 new Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) to be rolled out in England. An ICS brings together hospital, community and mental health trusts, GPs and other primary care services with local authorities and other care providers to work together and apply their collective strength to addressing their residents’ [...]

By |2021-04-07T13:01:00+01:00April 7th, 2021|News|0 Comments
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