About Us

Kettering General Hospital provides acute healthcare services for the people of North Northamptonshire and South Leicestershire.

Our services are delivered from our main hospital site in Kettering, and satellite outpatient facilities at Nene Park in Irthlingborough, Corby Health Complex and Isebrook Hospital in Wellingborough.

We employ around 4,000 staff and are one of the largest employers in Northamptonshire.

Basic facts and figures

We are a busy Hospital site and see:

  • 255 patients per day in A&E;
  • 310,000 outpatients each year;
  • About 41,500 inpatients;
  • About 43,500 day case patients;
  • Approx 3,500 births.

How we are governed

Kettering General Hospital became a Foundation Trust in 2008 and is led by a Board of Directors comprising a Non-Executive Chairman, Chief Executive, 8 Executive Directors, and 8 Non-Executive Directors.

The Board is accountable to the Council of Governors that is made up of elected and nominated representatives of the population we serve.

The Board meets in public every two months.

For further information about Board members, dates of future Trust Board meetings and minutes of previous public meetings please follow the links above.

As a Foundation Trust we are required to submit an Annual Report and Statement of Accounts, and Quality Account to parliament each year.

The Board has recently agreed our short to medium term Strategic Objectives for the Trust in conjunction with our staff, governors and patient representatives that support the delivery of our Our Vision and CARE Values.