Event highlights work to improve care for older people

On Monday 6 December, NHCP will be holding a public and stakeholder event on the iCAN programme. Whether you are already involved with iCAN, have heard a little about the programme or are not familiar with it at all, this virtual event will tell you all you need to know. iCAN is a five-year [...]

By |2022-01-12T16:24:26+00:00November 29th, 2021|Communications, Featured, iCAN, News, Workforce|Comments Off on Event highlights work to improve care for older people

New website showcases health and care careers

Northamptonshire Health and Care Careers Academy offers a resource for prospective colleagues and students exploring health and social care career opportunities. The one-stop shop website brings together partner organisations, such as NHS trusts, GP practices and voluntary services. It showcases opportunity and reflects the joined-up approach of our move to full Integrated Care System [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:21:24+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Featured, News, Workforce|Comments Off on New website showcases health and care careers

Population health learning programme goes live this month

The first of five systemwide Action Learning Sets (ALS) will begin on Monday 29 November, bringing leaders and colleagues from across our Integrated Care System together with analytics and finance experts, and Primary Care Network (PCN) teams (including primary care, community, social care, public health, secondary care and the voluntary, community and social enterprise [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:21:13+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Care in your area, Featured, News|Comments Off on Population health learning programme goes live this month

Learners reflect on benefits of frailty training

The first group of ‘frailty aware’ professionals can better spot and treat people experiencing frailty, following completion of the first round of specialist training implemented by Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN). The training sees experts in frailty care from across our local health and care system deliver sessions in partnership with the University of [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:21:03+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Featured, Frailty, iCAN, News|Comments Off on Learners reflect on benefits of frailty training

Mental Health Hub celebrates national award win

The Northamptonshire Integrated Response Hub (IRH), also known as The Mental Health Number, is celebrating after being recognised at the Positive Practice in Mental Health National Awards. The team took home the award for ‘All Age Crisis and Acute Mental Health Care 2021’, as well as being highly commended in the award for ‘Suicide [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:20:55+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Mental Health Hub celebrates national award win

Video sets out importance of collaborative approach

The importance of collaboration in delivering better care for our communities has been set out in a new video from the NHCP Mental Health, Learning Disability and Autism (MHLDA) programme. In the video, key leads from the programme explain why a collaborative approach is vital to ensure improvements can be planned and delivered across [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:20:41+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Featured, Learning disabilities, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Video sets out importance of collaborative approach

Improved prostate cancer patient experience earns national award

Northampton General Hospital’s Prostate Cancer Service has earned a national award for its work to improve the experience of men living with prostate cancer. The NGH team was named winner in the Cancer Patient Experience Survey (CPES) category of the national Patient Experience Network Awards 2021. The award is given in partnership with Macmillan [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:20:31+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Cancer, Featured, News|Comments Off on Improved prostate cancer patient experience earns national award

County acute hospital delivers best practice lung care for national reports

The way Kettering General Hospital’s (KGH) Lung Cancer Service delivers great patient care has been accepted for use in national reports designed to spread best practice across the NHS. The hospital’s accelerated lung cancer diagnosis and treatment through ultrasound contributed to the national Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme. GIRFT reviews NHS services [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:23:48+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Cancer, Featured, News|Comments Off on County acute hospital delivers best practice lung care for national reports

Angela Hillery earns place in prestigious HSJ 100

Angela Hillery, NHCP Board member and Joint Chief Executive of Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) and Leicestershire Partnership Trust (LPT), has been featured in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) 100, 2021. Angela Hillery The list features the some of the country’s most accomplished leaders, selected as those who will ‘exercise the [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:20:09+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Featured, News|Comments Off on Angela Hillery earns place in prestigious HSJ 100
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