Transfer of Lakeside Healthcare GP practice (Oundle)

Earlier this year, Ministers asked NHS England to set out options for boundary alignment in integrated care systems (ICS).  In light of the ICS developments, the NHSE national directive is that across the country the ICS boundaries should be the same as those of local authorities wherever possible. An image of Lakeside GP [...]

Target date for establishing statutory ICS moves to July 2022

The target date for the establishment of statutory Integrated Care Systems (ICS) in England has been moved backed to July 2022, the NHS has confirmed. In a letter to all health and care systems, NHS England and NHS Improvement has advised that, in order to allow sufficient time for the remaining parliamentary stages of [...]

By |2022-03-23T08:18:55+00:00March 4th, 2022|Care in your area, Featured, News|Comments Off on Target date for establishing statutory ICS moves to July 2022

Understanding our Integrated Care System: a handy guide

Alongside 41 other areas of England, Northamptonshire is planning for the establishment of our new statutory Integrated Care System (ICS) to formalise the joint working arrangements already in place for health and care in our county and to simplify partnership working and decision making. Subject to government legislation, this is currently expected to take [...]

By |2022-03-23T08:19:13+00:00March 4th, 2022|Care in your area, Featured, News|Comments Off on Understanding our Integrated Care System: a handy guide

Online toolkit helps colleagues to address health inequalities

Northamptonshire’s Population Health Board Health Inequalities sub-group has developed an online toolkit of resources to support colleagues across our health and care system to understand and address health inequalities. Health inequalities are ‘unfair and avoidable differences in health across populations and between different groups within society’ (The King’s Fund 2020). The unequal distribution of [...]

By |2022-03-04T09:16:43+00:00March 4th, 2022|Care in your area, Featured, News|Comments Off on Online toolkit helps colleagues to address health inequalities

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

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

Work progresses to develop an ‘outcomes framework’ as part of Integrated Care System journey

As Northamptonshire’s journey towards full Integrated Care System (ICS) continues, work is under way to develop an ‘outcomes framework’ to guide improvements to local health and care services. An outcomes framework is a way of structuring the planning and development of services to ensure that they are always closely linked to the outcomes they [...]

By |2021-11-05T14:14:39+00:00October 13th, 2021|Care in your area, Featured, News|Comments Off on Work progresses to develop an ‘outcomes framework’ as part of Integrated Care System journey

Population health programme sets out aims and next steps

In the June edition of Partnership Update, we introduced Northamptonshire’s new Population Health Management (PHM) programme. PHM uses data and predictive analytics to identify needs, join up services and deliver proactive personalised care for people in complex at-risk groups. The aims of the programme are to develop a local approach to PHM and help [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:33:32+01:00August 10th, 2021|Care in your area, Featured, News|Comments Off on Population health programme sets out aims and next steps

Intravenous care at home helps cut unnecessary hospital admissions

A dedicated community care service is supporting people in Northamptonshire to safely access intravenous treatments in their own homes – and help them avoid having to visit or be admitted to hospital. The Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Service is run by Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust’s Intermediate Care Team, in liaison with colleagues at Kettering and Northampton [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:02+01:00January 14th, 2021|Care in your area, Featured, News|0 Comments

“Enjoying my independence and knowing staff will help” Northamptonshire Extra Care residents share their stories

Older people with care needs in Northamptonshire have described how taking up residence in specialist Extra Care housing has given them a new lease of life. Extra Care housing refers to a group of self-contained homes, often apartments, with special design features and support services to enable people with care needs to keep their independence [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:42+01:00January 8th, 2020|Care in your area, News|0 Comments
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