Building Better Opportunities across our county

Collaborative work between Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) and the mental health charity, Mind, is ensuring individuals across our county receive enhanced mental health support. Drop-in cafés and round-the clock telephone support through the Mental Health Number are available for anyone facing a crisis. Trained mental health navigators steer individuals towards the necessary [...]

By |2021-07-14T12:09:21+01:00July 12th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|0 Comments

#ThrowbackThursday – Virtual Wellbeing Festival 2020

As COVID-19 swept across the globe, NHCP’s annual celebration of health and social care staff seemed destined for postponement. But going virtual kept the festival alive – delivering a week-long extravaganza of wellbeing fun and learning. Undeniably, the pandemic enforced major changes to the traditional festival format. Instead of an exhibition-style event, organisers replaced [...]

By |2021-06-17T10:21:03+01:00June 17th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News, Workforce|0 Comments

Transforming local community mental health services

National changes to community mental health services are being implemented which impact how these services are provided in England. In line with the national programme, and as part of NHCP’s wider work to deliver better mental health care and outcomes for our county, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) is improving community mental health [...]

By |2021-06-11T10:18:03+01:00June 14th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|0 Comments

Northamptonshire invests in new clinically-led online suicide prevention resource

Togetherall is a digital platform which provides support for people with suicidal thoughts to access clinically-led resources, self-guided groups and online forums. This online community is managed by psychology clinicians and offers a platform which can be accessed anywhere at any time. NHS Northamptonshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has commissioned the new service in [...]

By |2021-06-11T10:12:56+01:00June 14th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|0 Comments

Wellbeing at home and support for voluntary sector resilience

NHCP’s Mental Health Programme Executive Group has recently met for the second time. The meeting involved a discussion on ‘Finding my Place – Wellbeing at Home’, exploring how housing circumstances and living conditions impact upon mental and emotional wellbeing, and other related health and care needs. The discussion highlighted a need for further investigation, [...]

By |2021-06-11T10:22:51+01:00June 14th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|0 Comments

Stronger Together service supports staff mental health

Public sector colleagues across Northamptonshire are benefiting from coordinated local support for their mental health and wellbeing. Stronger Together provides support to health and social care staff in Northamptonshire in response to the intense pressures of the coronavirus pandemic. It offers accessible, high quality and confidential support from experienced clinical and counselling psychologists, and [...]

By |2021-06-11T13:02:23+01:00June 14th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News, Workforce|0 Comments

Mental health collaborative to deliver on local ambitions

Northamptonshire’s mental health stakeholders have consolidated their programme management function. This has involved a secondment for Northamptonshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s Mental Health Commissioner into a new system-wide role, as well as additional programme support staff and a Programme Director to steer and deliver against national and local ambitions for mental health. One of the key [...]

By |2021-05-06T08:36:30+01:00May 7th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|0 Comments

Northamptonshire set to trial new maternal mental health service

Northamptonshire will become one of only ten locations in the country to pilot a new maternal mental health service. The service will provide assessment and psychological interventions to women who experience mental health conditions relating to the birth experience including birth trauma, fear of child birth (tokophobia) or pregnancy loss (still birth, miscarriage or neonatal [...]

By |2021-04-07T13:02:15+01:00April 8th, 2021|Maternity, Mental health, News|0 Comments

More than 70,000 calls made to Northamptonshire’s 24/7 Mental Health Number in its first year

At the start of March 2020, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) and mental health charity, Mind, launched the 24/7 mental health support number for people across Northamptonshire. Within the first month, more than 3,659 calls were made to the number, which is designed to be the only number you need to call for mental [...]

By |2021-04-07T13:02:06+01:00April 8th, 2021|Mental health, News|0 Comments

Stronger Together to support wellbeing for health and care staff

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NHCP is committed to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of health and care staff and their families across organisations in Northamptonshire. Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) will be leading a new service called Stronger Together aimed at coordinating and enhancing this support. Stronger Together will support [...]

By |2021-03-05T14:04:59+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|0 Comments
Go to Top