Welcome to the Northampton General Practice Alliance

GP owned and GP led, General Practice Alliance (GPA) is the collaboration and linking of GP's in Northampton to preserve, sustain and develop the local health economy. We aim to support the interests of our member Practices in Northampton, as well as ensuring patients get the best possible care equitably in the town. One of our main goals as an organisation is to promote self-management and find innovative solutions to the challenges faced by the NHS. We hope to develop and host a range of resources to enable Northampton patients to manage their conditions or health concerns. GPA is the place to go for your local healthcare needs and information.


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To enhance patient experience within Primary Care, through improved access to services and to reduce Health and Social Care inequalities.

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In partnership with our stakeholders:

- Enable resilience in our communities and people.
- Enable technologies to improve access, and...

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New page additions to our website:

Short Mindfulness Films 

Dr Mike Scanlan is a local expert therapist and has provided patients across Northampton some short videos on mindfulness to help you  during this time. 

Topics to build your character strength, better decision making and tips on meditation.

Short Films created and edited by Dr Mike Scanlan.

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Information and guidance on the Covid-19 outbreak

  • What is the current advice on Coronavirus?
  • Look after your body
  • Look after your Mind
  • Look after others
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Social prescribing Link Workers

Multiple pages have been developed on our website to explain the new Social Prescribing Link Worker service GPA are integrating within GP Practices locally. You will also find a host of useful information, resources and web-links.

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See our latest news & updates:

GP Extended Hours - Online Consultations

Article from HSJ - Health Service Journal

  • Digital-first provider is collaborating with NHS services in Birmingham, Shropshire and Northamptonshire 
  • Service commencing in Northampton as early as October 2019.

Nearly 2 million NHS patients are to be given access to video consultations with doctors employed by a digital healthcare supplier as a result of a series of deals signed with NHS commissioners or GP Federations. 

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International Day of Happiness


GPA Director and Northampton GP, Dr Smart is taking the pursuit of happiness seriously in raising awareness of Mental Health around the UK. Watch the video below to find out more.

Video credit: BBC news 3/20/2019 

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