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Less than a week to go until “Headfest”, Northamptonshire’s Mental Health Awareness Week celebration

BBC Northampton and local healthcare providers have come together to create a mental health awareness week called Headfest

“Headfest” is a week-long mental health focused event taking place at the Royal and Derngate theatre, Northampton, during Mental Health Awareness Week, from Monday 9 May - Sunday 15 May.

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Supporting women across Northamptonshire this Maternal Mental Health week

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20% of women will experience a mental health condition during pregnancy and up to a year after having a baby. Of those, 70% will hide or underplay how they’re feeling. This is why it is so important to talk about perinatal and maternal mental health and raise awareness of vital support services here to support women and their families across Northamptonshire.

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A community within four walls - an innovative integrated care system for patients in the prison service

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Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) is a long-term partner of iWantGreatCare (iWGC) and uses iWGC across all its mental health and community services to listen to what service users are saying and use this insight to make quality improvements and build a ‘patient first’ culture within the organisation.

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One year on: a review of the progress at HMP Peterborough in the recovery team

Hear from our secured services

Since joining the trust on 1 April 2021, so much has changed for me. I started my journey with NHFT as a TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) ) member of staff, moving over from another organisation. I moved over to NHFT as a Recovery co-ordinator at HMP Peterborough, which I had been for the past five and half years. Moving over to the trust and becoming a part of the NHS evoked several changes to become accustomed to, but after a short while, myself and the team openly embraced these.

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Hear from our service users about the difference we're making - February 2022

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At team NHFT it is our mission to make a difference for you, with you. Ensuring our services work with you to create spaces where you feel safe and listened too is so important to us. The voices of those who access our services, and through IWantGreatCare  we can listen and respond to your experiences.

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