Service users at the forefront in design of ‘live well’ resources

People living with respiratory illness in Northamptonshire are playing a central role in empowering themselves to choose well, stay well and live well with their condition. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) describes a range of conditions that cause breathing difficulties, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. People with COPD can do a lot to help [...]

By |2019-12-04T08:53:36+00:00November 5th, 2019|Care in your area, Engagement, News, Respiratory care|0 Comments

Final plan set for publication

Our collective local strategy for delivering health and social care improvements to meet the needs of our communities – and ensure services are fit for the future – is set to be finalised ready for publication. The Northamptonshire Health, Care and Wellbeing Plan sets the future direction for all health and care organisations in the [...]

By |2019-12-04T08:54:32+00:00November 5th, 2019|Communications, Engagement, News|0 Comments

Opportunities to share your views in surveys

People in Northamptonshire are being offered the chance to have their say about particular aspects of local health, care and support services in the following public surveys: • Ambulance services – if you have used or needed the ambulance service in the last 12 months – particularly if you live in a rural area – [...]

By |2019-11-14T08:25:31+00:00November 5th, 2019|Engagement, News|0 Comments

Read the report from our social prescribing engagement days

The social prescribing engagement report In June 2019 NHCP hosted three community engagement events around the county to shape the development of a new social prescribing service for Northamptonshire. You can now read a report summarising the key findings and discussion points from these events, which helped to develop the full business case [...]

Celebration event marks launch of resources for engagement

Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership is committed to engaging people in decisions about our local health and care services, and good engagement is a fundamental part of how NHCP works. To support our colleagues to understand and lead engagement activities effectively and productively, the NHCP communications and engagement team has developed a new toolkit [...]

By |2019-10-11T11:39:16+00:00October 10th, 2019|Engagement, News|0 Comments

Focus on: Northamptonshire Health, Care and Wellbeing Plan

In recent editions of Partnership Update we have described how our county’s health and care organisations are working together to develop the Northamptonshire Health, Care and Wellbeing Plan. This is our local response to the NHS Long Term Plan – incorporating a refreshed strategy for our county’s Health and Wellbeing Board – and sets [...]

By |2019-12-04T08:55:24+00:00October 10th, 2019|Communications, Engagement, 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 [...]

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 [...]