In the November 2019 edition of Partnership Update, we announce the launch of the NHCP Pod Squad, a new monthly podcast series to help health and care colleagues stay in touch with the issues that matter while you’re on the go. You will also find the latest update on the Northamptonshire Health, Care and Wellbeing Plan; news of funding for a new urgent care hub for the county; an update on our work to develop a county-wide social prescribing service; the latest on our work to improve respiratory illness prevention and care across Northamptonshire; and the moving story of the local parents who are bravely backing our winter flu vaccination campaign after the tragic loss of their baby son.
In October’s Partnership Update – the twelfth edition of NHCP’s monthly newsletter – we bring you the latest on progress with the Northamptonshire Health, Care and Wellbeing Plan, our unified strategy for the future of our county’s NHS and social care services. There’s news of a new appointment to the NHCP Partnership Board, and updates on the ways we’re engaging with our local communities – including the launch of our brand new engagement toolkit. Also in this edition you can find out about the forthcoming launch of our new Rapid Response service supporting vulnerable older people, the trial success of our Frailty Assessment Team, how we’re supporting GP practices to improve care for people with lung conditions, and much more.
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.