Northamptonshire’s Public Health team to start local Contact Tracing this week

Northamptonshire County Council’s Public Health team are set to be amongst the first areas in the country to take on local contact tracing responsibilities when it launches today (Wednesday 19th August). Luton, Leicester and Blackburn are already successfully carrying out local contact tracing measures and Northamptonshire proactively sought to take on this responsibility in [...]

By |2020-08-19T12:11:38+01:00August 19th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured, News|0 Comments

Northamptonshire children and young people urged to have their say to help shape the future of local children and young people’s community health services

A new public survey is launched today to give local children, young people, parents and carers the chance to share their experiences of children and young people’s community health and wellbeing services in Northamptonshire. Public Health Northamptonshire and NHS Northamptonshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are responsible for commissioning and ensuring the quality of children and [...]

#NorthantsTogether Newsletter 3 August 2020

Welcome to the Northants Together Partnership Update for colleagues working across the LRF and the wider community. This newsletter aims to keep you informed about how we are working together to support local people across Northamptonshire. Inside you will find lots of updates on things we have been working on together to support our [...]

By |2020-08-03T11:13:30+01:00August 3rd, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments

Shielding is about to be paused: what this means

Government support for the clinically extremely vulnerable (also known as the shielding population) is about to be paused but what does this mean and how might you be affected if you have been shielding? Over the COVID-19 crisis, anyone with a medical condition that makes them extremely vulnerable to coronavirus has been advised to stay [...]

By |2020-07-30T17:20:05+01:00July 30th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments

Recruitment of NHCP Independent Chair

The Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) consists of key health and care organisations in the county. Whilst we remain separate organisations with our own local responsibilities for the services we provide, we are committed to working together towards a shared vision of A Positive Lifetime of Health, Wellbeing and Care for our community. [...]

By |2020-08-19T16:50:51+01:00July 30th, 2020|Featured, News|5 Comments

Staying safe this Eid al-Adha

This Eid al-Adha it is more important than ever to make sure you and your family are staying safe. Whilst many places of worship including mosques have now reopened for prayer and service, they will be COVID secure. This means that fewer people can attend than normally would. Therefore, please find out how your mosque [...]

By |2020-07-30T08:44:41+01:00July 30th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments

COVID-19 walk-in testing extended at Northampton Market Square until Friday 31 July 2020

Mobile coronavirus testing has been extended at Market Square in Northampton until the end of this week. The facility will remain in place until Friday 31 July, enabling local people to get a walk-in test closer to where they live. Appointments can be made at nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test Mobile units are only in a location for a [...]

By |2020-07-28T13:19:16+01:00July 28th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|1 Comment

#NorthantsTogether Newsletter 27 July 2020

Welcome to the Northants Together Partnership Update for colleagues working across the LRF and the wider community. This newsletter aims to keep you informed about how we are working together to support local people across Northamptonshire. Inside you will find lots of updates on things we have been working on together to support our [...]

By |2020-07-28T10:53:09+01:00July 28th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments

Great response to local Coronavirus testing from the Northampton community and continued reminder to people of the county to stay vigilant.

Recent Coronavirus testing units drafted into Northampton in response to concerns over continuing high infection rates have received a great response over the last two days. Infection rates in Kettering and Corby are also being closely monitored due to increasing trends over recent weeks. So across the county anyone experiencing even mild symptoms is [...]

By |2020-07-27T17:05:05+01:00July 27th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments

COVID-19 Mobile Testing Unit –Daventry Tuesday 28 July to Thursday 30 July 2020

A Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) will be operating in Daventry, Northamptonshire, in support of the COVID-19 National Testing Programme from Tuesday 28 July to Thursday 30 July 2020. Testing is by appointment only. Appointments can be made at nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test Mobile units are only in a location for a few days. They have an integrated one-way [...]

By |2020-07-28T13:22:10+01:00July 27th, 2020|COVID-19, Featured|0 Comments
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