County’s SEND provision is completely broken, parents tell Northampton’s candidates for Parliament

Yesterday evening, local parents of children with SEND met with Lucy Rigby and Mike Reader, Labour’s candidates for Northampton North and South respectively, at a meeting/event arranged by the West Northants SEND Action Group, to detail the different aspects of the crisis and how this is affecting local families. Lucy and Mike heard about severe delays in families being provided with so-called Education Health […]

Tooth decay forced 625 patients to A&E in Northampton last year

That 625 people were forced to attend A&E at Northampton General Hospital Trust in the last year alone due to dental decay is, I’m sorry to say, not a surprise. When we’re out knocking on doors locally, the lack of NHS dentists come up again and again. Patients across the country find it impossible to […]