Breathfest celebration showcases wealth of local support for people with breathing conditions

A celebration of local support services for people living with respiratory conditions in Northamptonshire was held in June as part of national Carers Week. Northamptonshire Carers’ ‘Breathfest’ event took place at Moulton Community Centre to showcase the amount and variety of services available across the county for those who have conditions affecting their lungs [...]

By | 2019-07-01T14:40:28+00:00 July 5th, 2019|Care in your area, Health and wellbeing, News|0 Comments

Working in partnership to improve respiratory services for people in Northamptonshire

In Northamptonshire, and across the country, people are living longer. However, many are also living with long-term health problems which need monitoring or treatment. Among the most common types of long-term health problem affecting people in our county are respiratory conditions – those that affect the lungs and breathing. Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership [...]

By | 2019-07-03T14:42:53+00:00 July 5th, 2019|Care in your area, Health and wellbeing, News|0 Comments

Recruitment begins for first social prescribing link workers

A new recruitment campaign has been launched in Northamptonshire to employ the county’s first social prescribing link workers working in our Primary Care Networks. Link workers are central to the success of social prescribing, as they are responsible for creating and maintaining the link between the prescribed services and the person benefiting from the prescription. [...]

Northamptonshire at the forefront again as new Primary Care Networks get up and running

Northamptonshire is once again leading the way in a new national initiative encouraging GP practices to work more closely together to improve health and care for their local communities. Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are new local collaborations of GP practices, organised by the practices themselves to ensure that together they are better equipped to [...]

By | 2019-07-01T14:15:58+00:00 July 5th, 2019|Care in your area, News, Primary Care Networks|0 Comments

New website puts local maternity services at your fingertips

Pregnant women in Northamptonshire can now access all the information they need in one place following the launch of a new one-stop website for local maternity services. The new NHS Northamptonshire Maternity Services website brings together a wealth of up-to-date and local information to support women, partners and their families through their pregnancy journeys – [...]

By | 2019-07-01T14:33:37+00:00 July 5th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Discussions to shape new county social prescribing service

Health and care professionals and members of the public had the chance to have their say about social prescribing in Northamptonshire at a series of local engagement events. NHCP hosted three events in Church Brampton, Daventry and Corby on 18, 19 and 20 June to give people the opportunity to help develop what a [...]

Partnership Update – July 2019

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 [...]

By | 2019-07-03T13:36:47+00:00 July 4th, 2019|Featured, News, Publications|0 Comments
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