Partnership Update – February 2022

Welcome to the February 2022 edition of Partnership Update. In this edition we bring you news of the appointment of three designate non-executive directors and Chief Finance Officer for Northamptonshire’s Integrated Care Board, plus an update to the planned national timetable for establishing statutory Integrated Care Systems and a handy guide to understanding the [...]

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Wellbeing support is here for you this winter

The winter period can be difficult for some; especially if you’re feeling isolated, worried about money, anxious or overwhelmed with stress. As the colder days and darker nights continue, our communities may be looking for support. Northamptonshire’s free confidential mental wellbeing service – IAPT Talking Therapies Northants, provided by Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust [...]

By |2022-03-04T09:20:05+00:00February 23rd, 2022|Featured, Health and wellbeing, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Wellbeing support is here for you this winter

Community mental health transformation continues in Northamptonshire

Since launching in April 2021, Northamptonshire’s three-year community mental health services transformation programme has already achieved significant milestones. The transformation, which is being led by the outcomes pillar of NHCP’s Mental Health, Learning Disability and Autism programme, seeks to form more localised, personalised and joined-up care for communities. NHS England and NHS Improvement have [...]

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Breathing Space steps up support for people with respiratory disease

Breathing Space is a community asset model that actively promotes self-referral for those living with respiratory disease – specifically Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). As the provider of this service, Northamptonshire Carers offers a holistic experience to service users, going beyond their immediate healthcare needs, providing access to clinical expertise in a comfortable and [...]

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SDEC helps hospital patients get the right care first time

Established in 2018, Northampton General Hospital (NGH) set up its first Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) unit to provide an alternative care pathway to the Emergency Department. Michelle Coe, Matron for Urgent Care at NGH, describes the workings of the unit, and how it has benefited patient care and experience. “The idea is to [...]

By |2022-03-04T10:51:21+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Featured, News, Urgent and emergency care|Comments Off on SDEC helps hospital patients get the right care first time

Coming soon: Advance Care Planning online workshops in 2022

Forming future plans is not something we often do. This may change when a person is faced with a progressive illness and the possibility of physical and mental deterioration. Advance Care Planning offers people the means to make clear their future preferences ahead of time. An advance care plan records and makes clear a [...]

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‘Spring’ has sprung! Countywide social prescribing service now fully operational across Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire’s new countywide social prescribing service, known as Spring, is now fully operational with the aim of providing support to residents who are living with long-term health conditions (LTCs). Supported by the NHS, Public Health Northamptonshire and the government’s Life Chances Fund, Spring uses a non-clinical approach called social prescribing. This approach is designed [...]

By |2022-03-04T08:41:09+00:00February 11th, 2022|Featured, Health and wellbeing, News, Social Prescribing|Comments Off on ‘Spring’ has sprung! Countywide social prescribing service now fully operational across Northamptonshire

NHCP appoints Equality, Diversity and Inclusion specialist

Diana Belfon NHCP is pleased to announce that Diana Belfon has been appointed as our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Specialist. Diana, employed by the NHS since 2003, has held a number of roles within the NHS, and was recently employed by Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) as Equality and Engagement [...]

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Three Non-Executive Directors recruited to Northamptonshire’s Integrated Care Board

Pictured (top to bottom): Afzal Ismail, Andrew Hammond, Janet Gray and Sarah Stansfield Three designate independent Non-Executive Directors have been appointed to Northamptonshire’s Integrated Care Board (ICB). Northamptonshire’s ICB will be a new statutory body responsible for local NHS services, functions, performances and budgets. It will replace the existing NHS Northamptonshire Clinical [...]

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