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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

Lifetime award for county GP

The work of Northamptonshire GP Dr David Smart has been acknowledged with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Royal College of General Practitioners’ (RCGP) Inspire Awards 2021. David was commended for outstanding contributions to mental healthcare in England, having been instrumental in establishing the National Depression Care Training Centre. Described as ‘selfless’ by the [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:19:56+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Featured, News, Workforce|Comments Off on Lifetime award for county GP

Developing Northamptonshire’s Integrated Care System

Preparations are continuing in Northamptonshire to be ready for full Integrated Care System (ICS) status by April 2022, formalising the joint working arrangements already established for health and care in our county and simplifying partnership working and decision making. Subject to government legislation, Northamptonshire Clinical Commissioning Group will be disestablished at the end of [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:19:44+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Care in your area, Featured, News|Comments Off on Developing Northamptonshire’s Integrated Care System

Toby Sanders confirmed as Designate Chief Executive of Northamptonshire’s Integrated Care Board

Toby Sanders Following a robust process, NHS England and NHS Improvement have recommended that Toby Sanders is the new Designate Chief Executive of Northamptonshire’s Integrated Care Board (ICB), ready to take up the post in April 2022 as part of our transition to full Integrated Care System (ICS) status, subject to government [...]

By |2021-11-12T09:55:02+00:00November 11th, 2021|Featured, News|Comments Off on Toby Sanders confirmed as Designate Chief Executive of Northamptonshire’s Integrated Care Board

Future in Mind plan sets out support for children’s emotional wellbeing

Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership’s Children and Young People Transformation Board has reviewed the Northamptonshire Future in Mind (FIM) 2021-22 report that will be published later this month. Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership’s Children and Young People Transformation Board has reviewed the Northamptonshire Future in Mind (FIM) 2021-22 report that will be published later [...]

By |2021-11-05T14:13:49+00:00October 13th, 2021|Children and young people, Featured, News|Comments Off on Future in Mind plan sets out support for children’s emotional wellbeing

Referrals invited to Get Up and Go classes

Get Up and Go is part of a countywide falls prevention programme. It is for people with mild to moderate frailty and aims to improve mobility and reduce their fear of falling by increasing strength and balance. Free classes form part of the iCAN programme’s offering and are accessible via referral from a health [...]

By |2021-11-05T14:13:56+00:00October 13th, 2021|Featured, iCAN, News|Comments Off on Referrals invited to Get Up and Go classes

iCAN steps up work to improve care and support for older people

The Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN) programme of transforming services for older people is set to pick up pace. The programme will now be prioritising activity which will have a direct impact on helping services face up to pressures over the winter months while also providing long-term and lasting benefits for the people of [...]

By |2021-11-05T14:14:04+00:00October 13th, 2021|Featured, iCAN, News|Comments Off on iCAN steps up work to improve care and support for older people
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