The September 2019 edition of Partnership Update features the latest on our work to develop the Northamptonshire Health, Care and Wellbeing Plan – our local response to the NHS Long Term Plan – and how you can make sure your voice is heard by completing our online survey. There’s also news of a significant step forward in NHCP’s plans to bring a county-wide social prescribing service to Northamptonshire; how we’re working to tackle seasonal pressures and support our communities in the fight against flu this winter; the introduction of a new kind of cancer testing to GP practices; how we’re helping pregnant women to have more choice in their care; and much more.
In the August 2019 edition of Partnership Update, we unveil the latest in our ‘Partnership Stories’ series of case studies, highlighting how Northamptonshire’s Breathing Space service is making a real difference to the lives of people with respiratory illness. Plus there’s the chance for you to participate in an online survey to help inform the development of our new Northamptonshire Health, Care and Wellbeing Plan, as well as catch up with our community’s ‘Big Ideas’ for the future of health and care in our county. Also in this edition, find out how a funding award will help improve follow-up care for people with cancer, get the latest news on My Health and Care Directory, read about new investment in healthy town projects – and much more.
The July 2019 edition of Partnership Update features all the latest health and care news from across Northamptonshire, including confirmation of our new Primary Care Networks – and why our county has led the way regionally with this newly-launched initiative. You can also read more about three successful engagement events which are helping us develop a new social prescribing service for Northamptonshire; get up to speed on work to improve health and wellbeing for local people living with breathing conditions; find out about a brand new one-stop website for pregnant women; and much more.
In the June edition of Partnership Update, we bring you news of a change in leadership for NHCP and hear from two recruits to our county’s ground-breaking GP Nurse Training Programme. You can also read the latest updates on our engagement and involvement activity; find out more about the work we’re doing to improve local services for people with learning disabilities; the launch of a new wellbeing advice app for our health and care staff; and much more.
The May 2019 edition of Partnership Update features the latest health and care news from across our county, including a successful community engagement event jointly hosted by NHCP and Healthwatch Northamptonshire and the launch of a new local recruitment programme for overseas GPs. There’s also an update on a comprehensive new online directory of county health and care services that’s currently in development, a spotlight on mental health care in Northamptonshire, a chance to get involved with the development of a county-wide social prescribing service, and much more.
Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership has worked closely with CHANGE, the national learning disability rights charity, to develop an easy read version of our NHCP overview booklet. This document explains who we are, why we are here and the work we are doing in an accessible format that is easier for people with learning disabilities to understand, complete with words-to-pictures illustrations.