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

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 [...]

New staff mobile app supports healthier lifestyle choices

Health and care staff in Northamptonshire will soon find it even easier to empower local people to make healthier lifestyle choices – thanks to the launch of a handy new app. The smartphone and tablet app is due to be launched in mid-June and is linked to the ‘Making Every Contact Count’ (MECC) approach to [...]

Have you pledged to prioritise your mental wellbeing?

If you haven’t already taken the opportunity to join NHCP’s #mywellbeingpledge campaign, why not make today the day you commit to prioritising your mental wellbeing? Individuals and organisations across the county are signing up to take the first steps to a healthy mind by treating their mental wellbeing in the same way they would their [...]

By | 2019-06-06T10:33:03+00:00 June 6th, 2019|Health and wellbeing, Mental health, 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

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

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 [...]

Brand new edition of Caring 4 Carers booklet out now

Northamptonshire Carers has published the latest edition of its Caring 4 Carers booklet, detailing the range of support services available to our county’s carers, as well as a host of exclusive special offers. As many as one in eight adults are carers in the UK and there are more than 70,000 known carers in Northamptonshire [...]

By | 2019-04-11T14:02:03+00:00 March 22nd, 2019|Care in your area, Health and wellbeing|0 Comments
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