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

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 |2021-09-09T09:33:40+01:00June 14th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Transforming local community mental health services

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 |2021-09-09T09:33:41+01:00June 14th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Northamptonshire invests in new clinically-led online suicide prevention resource

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 |2021-09-09T09:33:43+01:00June 14th, 2021|Featured, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Wellbeing at home and support for voluntary sector resilience
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