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.

OUR MISSION

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

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OUR VALUES

In partnership with our stakeholders:

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

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OUR VISION

INSPIRE

DEVELOP

INNOVATE

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See our latest updates and announcements...

New page additions to the website:

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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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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GP Extended Hours - Online Consultations

Article from HSJ - Health Service Journal

5/28/2019
  • Livi to provide services to 1.85m NHS patients 
  • Digital-first provider is collaborating with NHS services in Birmingham, Shropshire and Northamptonshire 
  • Services also expected to be provided at more Surrey GPs

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. 

ALL Northampton GP practices are now offering their patients evening and weekend appointments

4/4/2019
There are now more bookable GP appointments in Northampton, making it easier for you to get an appointment at a time that suits you including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

We are happy to confirm that this service is now being offered by all Northampton GP Practices. The Northampton GP Extended Access Service is an extension of your usual GP practice, it is not a walk-in-service and you will need to make an appointment.

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