Northamptonshire Learning Disabilities and Autism Transformation Plan

The NHCP Mental Health, Learning Disability and Autism (MHLDA) programme has set out a three-year road map for the transformation of all-age learning disability and autism services in Northamptonshire. The programme has a responsibility to ensure the wellbeing and safety of all vulnerable adults across a wide range of living activities and to ensure [...]

By |2022-05-03T10:37:34+01:00April 20th, 2022|Featured, Learning disabilities, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Northamptonshire Learning Disabilities and Autism Transformation Plan

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 [...]

By |2022-03-04T09:21:03+00:00February 23rd, 2022|Featured, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Community mental health transformation continues in Northamptonshire

Mental Health Hub celebrates national award win

The Northamptonshire Integrated Response Hub (IRH), also known as The Mental Health Number, is celebrating after being recognised at the Positive Practice in Mental Health National Awards. The team took home the award for ‘All Age Crisis and Acute Mental Health Care 2021’, as well as being highly commended in the award for ‘Suicide [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:20:55+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Mental Health Hub celebrates national award win

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

Northamptonshire’s launch of the maternal mental health service

Northamptonshire is one of only ten locations in the country to pilot the new maternal mental health service, launching in the county this October. 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 [...]

By |2021-10-20T10:24:10+01:00October 1st, 2021|Featured, Maternity, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Northamptonshire’s launch of the maternal mental health service

Countywide mental health provisions enhanced through co-production and lived experience

Co-production has formed the foundation of work to develop and improve mental health services across Northamptonshire for many years, benefiting service users, carers, clinical staff and the wider community alike. Co-production means health and care professionals working in partnership with service users and carers to find shared solutions together, ensuring that services are developed [...]

By |2021-10-07T08:26:23+01:00September 10th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News, Workforce|Comments Off on Countywide mental health provisions enhanced through co-production and lived experience

Collaborative expands to include learning disability and autism

Northamptonshire’s Mental Health Collaborative has expanded its scope to encompass the county’s partnership work to support people with learning disability and autism, as part of continuing efforts to improve local services and outcomes and reduce health and wellbeing inequalities. United by the common aims of the two programmes, the newly established Northamptonshire Mental Health, [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:33:31+01:00August 10th, 2021|Featured, Learning disabilities, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Collaborative expands to include learning disability and autism

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 |2021-09-09T09:33:39+01:00July 12th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Building Better Opportunities across our county

#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 |2021-09-09T09:33:40+01:00June 17th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News, Workforce|Comments Off on #ThrowbackThursday – Virtual Wellbeing Festival 2020
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