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

Driving improvements for better mental health and emotional wellbeing

NHCP’s Mental Health Transformation Board is continuing its work to deliver improved outcomes and increased access to a range of local mental health services – as well as reviewing its positioning to ensure alignment with Northamptosnhire’s developing ICS governance structures. A summary of updates on the latest activity is shown below. Community mental health [...]

By |2021-01-15T12:35:03+00:00January 14th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|0 Comments

Hard work continues to develop and improve mental health services

The NHCP Mental Health Transformation Board is co-ordinating the understanding of, and response to, the increase in people accessing mental health services, which we have seen during the COVID-19 pandemic. The board has completed a successful restoration of services which were affected as a result of the first wave, with all services restored. This has been [...]

By |2020-12-10T12:34:08+00:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, Mental health, News|0 Comments

Support is available to look after your wellbeing this winter

For lots of us 2020 has been a difficult year, and many people may have been experiencing isolation, worries about money, increased anxiety or overwhelming stress. As the colder days and darker nights draw in, Northamptonshire’s Changing Minds IAPT team is here to provide support. IAPT Changing Minds is a free confidential mental wellbeing service [...]

By |2020-12-10T12:34:27+00:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, Mental health, News|0 Comments

Partnership Update – Mental Health Special Edition

Over the course of their lifetime, one in four people will experience mental ill health – that’s more than 185,500 people in Northamptonshire alone. It’s currently too early to know the full mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is undoubtedly affecting people and services, meaning this number is certainly expected to [...]

By |2020-11-02T15:27:35+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Featured, Mental health, News, Publications|0 Comments

Specialist Perinatal Mental Health team GP training event

The number of women experiencing perinatal mental illness is increasing, with research showing up to 20% of women developing a mental health problem during pregnancy or within a year of giving birth. Perinatal mental health covers a wide range of conditions and if left untreated mental health issues can have significant and long-lasting effects [...]

By |2020-03-11T13:11:03+00:00March 11th, 2020|Maternity, Mental health, News|0 Comments
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