Kettering General Hospital is a medium-sized district general hospital which provides a wide range of services to about 300,000 people in North Northamptonshire.
The hospital has served its local community since 1897. It became an NHS Trust in 1994 and a Foundation Trust in November 2008.
The Trust's goal is to provide the highest standards of care for all of its patients and to fully support carers and visitors.
It has developed many state-of-the-art facilities run by highly qualified staff including:
- An £18m short-stay surgery Centre – The Treatment Centre – which enables the majority of operations to be done with stays of less than 48 hours
- A £4.7m Cardiac Centre providing heart-related treatments closer to people’s homes
The Trust also has:
600 inpatient and day case beds
A modern A&E department
A large maternity wing
17 operating theatres
An intensive care unit
Skin care centre – the Jubilee Wing
Cancer care wing – the Centenary Wing
Special care baby unit
Excellent diagnostic facilities e.g. CT and MRI scanners.
The Trust employs more than 3,200 staff and considers them its greatest asset.
As well as services based at the main Kettering site the Trust also runs a wide range of outpatient clinics in Corby, Wellingborough and Irthlingborough.
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