From Tuesday 1st April, NHFT is responsible for the management of the community hospital beds service at Danetre Hospital, Isebrook Hospital and Corby Community Hospital. The service was previously managed by Northampton General Hospital.
We are delighted to receive responsibility for this service. The community hospital beds will enable the development of integrated care pathways, help us all to provide even better services for the people of Northamptonshire and support the Healthier Northamptonshire programme.
Please note the survey on our Children and Young People's Services is now closed. Thanks to all those who either completed the survey or took part in a case study or focus group. We will be producing a feedback report that we will share with you shortly.
Therapeutic stories to help children deepen relationships, overcome past experiences, and learn new skills. Our Looked After Children team now has a web page and facebook page - The Stories Group - sharing therapeutic stories.
We were very pleased to welcome Professor Sir Al Aynsley-Green at our joint event with Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) on Continuous Professional Development for those working with children aged 0-5.
Pictured is the Professor with Angela Hillery, Chief Executive of Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, and Alex Hopkins, Director of Children's Services at NCC. Click here to read more abou ther Professor's visit.
Lord Maurice Saatchi visited Cynthia Spencer Hospice on Friday 31st January with Michael Ellis, MP for Northampton North, to discuss the Medical Innovation Bill and to find out about palliative care services in Northamptonshire.
Our Breastfeeding Support Service drop ins take place every Monday from 10am to 1pm at Royal and Derngate, Northampton. Open to all new mums. More information at www.nhft.nhs.uk/breastfeeding or you can also call our Breastfeeding expert Diana Mair on 07795 110109 to get one to one support and advice.
If you are interested in your local NHS and want to get more involved, why not become a member of Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. You'll get to know about all our news and upcoming events first, and you will also get the opportunity to have your say and help shape your local health service.
As part of NHFT's Stonewall Health Champions work, we are taking part in the Stonewall Healthcare Equality Index.
If you are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and living in Northants, we want to hear your views about your experience of using the local health service.
You can feed back on our services here www.stonewall.org.uk/patientsurvey #HEI Code 109
More information on NHFT's role as a Stonewall Health Champion is available here: www.nhft.nhs.uk/stonewall
We've teamed up with Patient Opinion, a national charity set up to give patients a stronger voice, to make it easier than ever for you to give us your feedback on our services. You can complete a form by clicking on the link:
Prevention of avoidable pressure ulcers is a top priority for NHFT, and for the NHS as a whole. Find out more about what we're doing to prevent pressure ulcers, and what you can do. Click here for more information: www.nhft.nhs.uk/pressureulcers
As we plan for the future delivery of care we are keen to share your views, please click here for more information.
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In April 2012 we set the following Equality Objectives for the next few years. We will: