Your privacy and dignity, our responsibility
Kettering General Hospital has reaffirmed its commitment to providing same sex accommodation for inpatients on its wards as part of our ongoing promise to treat all patients with respect and dignity.
What does this mean?
As a patient, you will be cared for in one of the following ways:
A ward where men and women are in separate bays or rooms.
A single room
A ward that is occupied by men or
Toilet and washing facilities should be easily accessible and ideally, either inside or next to the ward, bay or room.
However some areas of the hospital including Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Coronary Care Unit (CCU), and Surgical Extended Care Unit (SECU) are self-contained units that may require 1:1 nursing care. Due to the nature of the care provided within these areas, the type and urgency of care will take precedence over the ability to provide same sex accommodation, although staff will maintain your privacy and dignity at all times.
Eliminating Mixed Sex Accommodation at Kettering General Hospital
Eliminating Mixed Sex Accommodation - Delivery Plan March 2012
Declaration of Compliance