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

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

Support to focus on better health and wellbeing

We’re delighted to confirm that Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership has received an in-principle offer of support from the Government’s Life Chances Fund. This will be used to help us develop and implement a county-wide social prescribing service. Social prescribing is a way of referring people with mental and physical health problems to a range [...]

By | 2018-12-17T16:28:12+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Health and wellbeing, News|0 Comments
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