Supporting Independence Programme hits milestone

Northamptonshire’s new Supporting Independence Programme for people living with mild frailty has welcomed its first 100 service users following a soft launch in October 2018. The programme, operated by the county council’s public health team on behalf of Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership, provides a 12-week, one-to-one programme of support for those who may [...]

By | 2019-04-12T15:29:43+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Care in your area, Health and wellbeing, News|0 Comments

Social prescribing plans are gathering pace

Good health and wellbeing is about much more than providing clinical treatment for medical conditions. We also believe that people should be able to take advantage of a range of community services close to where they live to help them live well and stay well. Giving people formal access to things like leisure activities, [...]

By | 2019-04-12T15:44:33+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Care in your area, Health and wellbeing, News|0 Comments

Extra care investment helps elderly fracture patients regain independence

A new initiative is changing the way frail elderly patients in Northamptonshire are cared for after suffering broken limbs – supporting them to leave hospital sooner and regain their independence more quickly. As part of a wider effort to improve our county’s urgent and emergency care services this winter, Northamptonshire’s NHS and social care [...]

By | 2019-04-12T15:46:54+00:00 February 4th, 2019|News, Urgent and emergency care|0 Comments

SHREWD Resilience is up and running

The SHREWD Resilience system is now in place across Northamptonshire, providing a primary information source for our health and care organisations to support the management of urgent and emergency care capacity. SHREWD provides a real-time view of pressure across the whole system through an easy-to-interpret dashboard view capturing a wide range of key indicators. [...]

A strong start for newly unified stroke service

The high-quality hospital care people receive in Northamptonshire after suffering a stroke is showing evidence of getting even better after a new way working was introduced earlier this year. Stroke services at NGH have since received the highest possible grading in a national review, including the trust’s best-ever score for ensuring stroke patients are [...]

By | 2019-04-12T15:50:22+00:00 February 4th, 2019|News, Our hospitals working more closely together|0 Comments

Tributes to a respected colleague

In December we were extremely saddened to learn of the sudden death of Roz Horton, a much-valued member of Northamptonshire’s health and care community and a passionate advocate for patients across our county. Roz Horton Roz was part of NHCP’s Collaborative Stakeholder Forum as well as a lay member of Nene CCG’s Governing [...]

By | 2019-04-12T15:52:27+00:00 February 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Partnership Update – February 2019

In the February 2019 edition of Partnership Update, you can read about how our county’s recently unified stroke service has received top marks in an official review, how a new care pathway is helping elderly fracture patients to regain their independence, and how some digital innovations are supporting the easing of winter pressures. There’s also [...]

By | 2019-04-12T15:42:57+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Featured, Publications|0 Comments
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