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

Celebrating our health and care apprentices

KGH CEO Simon Weldon, Caron Bouckley ofHealth Education England and Angela Hillery  at the NHCP Apprenticeship Awards. Northamptonshire’s health and care apprentices have been recognised at the second annual Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership Apprenticeship Awards. Taking place during National Apprenticeship Week, the awards highlighted the many opportunities available for apprentices in [...]

By | 2019-04-08T13:05:46+00:00 April 11th, 2019|News, Workforce|0 Comments

Graduation day for county’s first qualified nursing associates

Northamptonshire’s first cohort of nursing associates Northamptonshire’s first cohort of nursing associates have celebrated reaching the end of their two-year training at Northampton General Hospital. The 13 nursing associates are among the first in the country to qualify. Their role is to bridge the skills gap between healthcare assistants and registered nurses. They [...]

By | 2019-04-12T14:33:28+00:00 March 5th, 2019|News, Workforce|0 Comments

Job opportunity: Independent chair

Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) is seeking an independent chair to support and enable the next phase of its development together as an integrated care system (ICS) and to meet the requirements of the recent NHS Long Term Plan. We require a leader who can build upon the improvements we have already made [...]

By | 2019-04-12T15:53:22+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Featured, News, Workforce|0 Comments

New nurse training scheme is a national first for Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire is set to become the first area in England to begin a brand new training programme preparing nurses for careers in general practice. The work-based education scheme is for registered nurses – including those who are newly qualified or looking to return to work – and is the latest innovative project from Northamptonshire Health [...]

By | 2019-01-14T12:49:14+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Care in your area, News, Workforce|0 Comments

Supporting clinical staff through change

If our Partnership work is to succeed, it’s important to ensure that clinicians at all levels across our health and care organisations are fully engaged in what we are doing. In order to build clinical engagement across the Partnership, and as part of the workplan for the Strategic Clinical Group, Julie Shepherd (NHCP Nurse Lead) [...]

By | 2019-01-14T10:58:22+00:00 January 14th, 2019|News, Workforce|0 Comments

Health and care staff: we want your views on Partnership working

Are you involved with a Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership workstream, governance group or system enabler? If you are, the NHCP workforce team want to know your views on how well the Partnership’s principles, values and behaviours are embedded into what we do and how we work together. By understanding where we are now, [...]

By | 2019-01-09T09:53:02+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Communications and engagement, News, Workforce|0 Comments

New leads to drive recruitment and retention

It’s the responsibility of the NHCP workforce group to consider the staffing requirements and implications of our transformation work across all our health and care organisations. Recruitment is now under way to appoint five new leaders – a recruitment lead, a retention lead, an organisational development lead, a workforce lead and an apprentices lead – [...]

By | 2018-12-17T16:20:18+00:00 December 4th, 2018|News, Workforce|0 Comments
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