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 | 2019-12-04T08:58:52+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Engagement, 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|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

Catherine takes lead on general practice workforce

We understand the importance of ensuring our county’s GP practices have the resources they need to meet growing demand from patients – and our work in this area has been bolstered by the appointment of Catherine Wills as NHCP’s new workforce programme manager for primary care. Catherine Wills Catherine (pictured right) has worked closely [...]

By | 2019-11-14T11:13:42+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Care in your area, News, Workforce|0 Comments
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