New provider of palliative care services in Northamptonshire


The provider of palliative care services in Northamptonshire has changed and the terminal illness charity Marie Curie is now working with NHS Nene and NHS Corby Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to provide services across the county.

Why did you decide to transfer the service?

Allied Healthcare, the parent company of Primecare, has decided to hand back a number of contracts, including the contract to provide palliative care in Northamptonshire.

As a result of this, we needed to find a provider which could deliver high quality services. Marie Curie is a renowned and highly respected provider of palliative and end of life care services, and we are very pleased to have them working with us in Northamptonshire.

What does this mean for patients and families?

The services provided to patients will remain the same and all members of staff have transferred to Marie Curie to ensure continuity of service.

We have been working with Primecare and Marie Curie to ensure a seamless transition of care, and to ensure patients are aware and feel reassured about the new arrangements.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please don't hesitate to contact us by emailing involvement.nene@nhs.net