Patient survey for the Northamptonshire Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment

Northants County Council are inviting you to tell them about pharmacy services in your area.
The services we are looking at include local services that you receive from pharmacies (or chemists). To do a good job, we need to regularly review what services we have, what our local people need, and how things might change in the future. This process is called a ‘pharmaceutical needs assessment’ and we are preparing one at the moment for Northamptonshire with the help of a company called Primary Care Commissioning (PCC) who specialise in this kind of work.
Many people call them chemists but in this survey we use the word pharmacy. By a pharmacy, we mean a place you would use to get a prescription or buy medicines which you can only buy from a pharmacy. We don’t mean the pharmacy at a hospital or the part of a pharmacy where you buy beauty products.
Your views are important to us so please spare a few minutes to complete this questionnaire.

We really want and value your input, but if you don’t want to take part, please just ignore this questionnaire; your decision will not affect the care you receive from the NHS or your pharmacy in any way.
The questionnaire is anonymous; you don’t have to give your name and address. Any information you do give will not be linked to you.
The results of our questionnaire will be published in the draft pharmaceutical needs assessment for Northamptonshire which Northamptonshire County Council will consult on in December and January.
If you would like more information about the questionnaire or have questions on how to complete the questionnaire, please email charlotte.goodson@pcc.nhsuk
This consultation closes on 4 October 2017.
Details of this consultation and other past and present consultations are available on Northamptonshire County Council’s Consultation Register.

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Sunday 3rd September – Marking the centenary of Merchant Navy Day

The Parish Council has arranged a commemoration of the centenary of Merchant Navy Day. This is to remember all the lives lost at sea by the Merchant Navy during the wars, and the debt of gratitude we all owe to those who served in the Forces
On Sunday 3rd September at 11.00 a.m. the Merchant Navy Flag will be raised above the church and our M.P. Chris Heaton Harris will say a few words. Everyone is invited to assemble just inside the churchyard for 11.00.
After a few photographs, we will then adjourn to the village hall where tea and coffee will be available and into the normal Sunday bar.
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TTRO(17/18) 499 – Stowe Road, Preston Capes and Preston Capes Road, Farthingston

Works which had been due to take place on this road from 18th September until 6th October have now been delayed until 8th January 2018.


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Rural Business Grants

The following has been circulated by Daventry District Council:

From: The LEADER Team Sent: 07 August 2017 Subject: We’re gearing up for a summer of support for rural businesses – Can you help?


LEADER is gearing up for a summer of support for rural businesses
We have a lot to share, not least the great news that projects in North & West Northamptonshire are now able to receive grants from £5,000 up to £180,000 – and we’re hoping this will also be the case in both the Chilterns and Clay Vales soon. This means we can now support a wider range of projects than ever before.
We have some great examples of LEADER-funded projects that exemplify this diversity and are great stories that you can share with your networks. There’s a woodland management scheme, a new tea room at Hartwell Nurseries, a cattery built on an eco farm, and support for a farmer who was given the confidence to diversify. Please promote these examples far and wide to give rural busin ess owners some inspiration for their own potential LEADER-funded projects.
Finally, we’d like you to welcome some new members of the team. Ian Barrow has recently joined us as Project Officer for the Chilterns. Ian has lived in the Chilterns and worked across all three LEADER areas for many years and among his skillset is an extensive experience of the arboricultural and woodland management industries. Katy Brown joins as Project Administrator. Katy has gained a wide knowledge of issues affecting countryside management after 13 years spent working at a National Trust estate.
Please follow the links above and below to find more information, and do spread the word to your networks so we can support more rural businesses with their dream projects.
If you’d like to get in touch to discuss anything, we’re always happy to speak to you.
Many Thanks,
The LEADER Team Chilterns, Clay Vales, & North & West Northants
Annex A, Buckinghamshire Business First, County Offices, Walton Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1UX
T: 01494 927131 E: W:


Tools to help you spread the word
Our handy toolkits contain a news article, case studies, suggested social media content and images to help you get the word out. There’s also our handy 5-step guide to the funding process.
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Meet the LEADER team here to help
Get to know the whole team and pass on their details to businesses that may be eligible for LEADER funding.
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A reminder of the funding available
It’s worth reminding businesses of what’s available to them, so please notify them of the grant parameters and of what can be funded.
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