Announcement – NHCP Lead

Angela Hillery Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (NHFT) and Leicestershire Partnership Trust (LPT) have today (17 May 2019) jointly announced that Angela Hillery will shortly become shared Chief Executive across NHFT and LPT. You can read this announcement in full here. Since late 2017, Angela has been working in a shared role as NHFT Chief Executive [...]

By | 2019-05-17T13:29:01+00:00 May 17th, 2019|Featured, News|0 Comments

My mental wellbeing pledge – taking the first step to a healthy mind

It is common for people to take steps to maintain their physical health, whether it is exercise, healthy eating or simply brushing their teeth. Likewise, when people are feeling physically unwell or under the weather they go to their local pharmacy, GP, or call NHS 111. However, often people do not give the same [...]

By | 2019-05-10T15:19:36+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Health and wellbeing, Mental health, News|0 Comments

KGH joins national urgent and emergency care access pilot

Kettering General Hospital is one of 14 trusts across England set to participate in a national pilot scheme to test proposed new access standards for urgent and emergency care. The trial will involve testing four different standards aimed at ensuring patients in need of urgent or emergency treatment receive the right care in the right [...]

By | 2019-05-07T12:45:27+00:00 May 10th, 2019|News, Urgent and emergency care|0 Comments

Register your interest in forthcoming engagement events – and help NHCP develop our county’s social prescribing offer

A series of local engagement events will be taking place around Northamptonshire in June as part of NHCP plans to provide access to social prescribing across the county. Social prescribing is a way of helping people to manage their own physical and mental health by referring them to non-clinical services in their local community. These [...]

Supporting independence for older people in our county

A pioneering Partnership project which aims to respond to growing demand for health and social care services has been launched in Northamptonshire. The Supporting Independence Programme, funded by Northamptonshire County Council’s public health team on behalf of Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership, helps older people in our county to remain independent for as long as [...]

By | 2019-05-07T12:45:10+00:00 May 9th, 2019|Care in your area, Health and wellbeing, News|0 Comments

Depression treatment guidelines set out pathway towards better care

Transcranial magnetic stimulation is one of the treatments available locally for people with depression who do not respond to antidepressants Clinical leaders in Northamptonshire have published new treatment guidelines designed to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for people with depression. The new depression pathway draws on the latest evidence around safe and effective [...]

New international recruits set to boost county GP workforce

Northamptonshire GPs meet overseas colleagues at the first recruitment event in Kettering Northamptonshire is set to welcome its first intake of international doctors under a new employment initiative aimed at bolstering the local general practice workforce. The International GP Recruitment Programme kicked off in our county in April following the success of similar [...]

By | 2019-05-07T12:44:48+00:00 May 8th, 2019|Care in your area, News, Workforce|0 Comments

My Health and Care Directory is on its way to our county

A new online directory for Northamptonshire will soon enable health and care professionals and members of the public to access details about a wide range of services in one place. NHCP’s My Health and Care Directory will be a comprehensive database providing information about the local health, social care and voluntary and community services available [...]

Joining the conversation on the future of health and care

Event delegates vote on questions about local health Around 90 Northamptonshire residents and health and care professionals set out their big ideas for the future of our county during a successful community engagement event hosted jointly by NHCP and Healthwatch Northamptonshire. The event at the Park Inn in Northampton on Thursday 2 May [...]

By | 2019-05-07T11:45:43+00:00 May 8th, 2019|Communications and engagement, News|0 Comments

Partnership Update – May 2019

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 [...]

By | 2019-07-29T15:55:10+00:00 May 7th, 2019|Featured, News, Publications|0 Comments
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