Getting to Outpatients at Nuffield Diagnostic Centre, Corby

Cottingham Road, Corby, NN17 2UW

Main Reception Telephone number: 03000 274848

The Trust provides a range of outpatient services in Corby at the Nuffield Diagnostic Centre. 

All blood tests at Nuffield Diagnostic Centre must be booked in advance.  Find out how to book a blood test. Blood tests can no longer be booked by calling the main Nuffield Diagnostic Centre reception.

Please allow time for parking.

Remember smoking is not allowed anywhere, on any KGH sites

Travelling by car

The Nuffield Diagnostic Centre is based in the Corby Health Complex, it can be found opposite the boating lake on Cottingham Road which can be accessed via Westcott Way next to the Lakeside Practice and Willowbrook Health Centre.
Free car parking is available on site.

Travelling by local public transport

Number 1 bus (Kingsthorpe – Town Centre – Beanfield) runs alongside to the complex.
Please check with Stagecoach for exact bus times.

Voluntary Transport Schemes

Providers of voluntary transport schemes can be contacted directly by patients to provide door to door transport services (subject to registration with the service).  A list of providers is shown below.


Shire Community Services 

Covering the former borough of Wellingborough  and borders, no user restrictions.

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm 

T elephone:  01933 223636



Rushden (SERVE)
Telephone: 01933 315555
Northampton Volunteer Car Scheme
Monday – Friday 9.00am - 12 noon, an answerphone operates out of hours
Telephone: 01604 637522
Volunteer Action Oundle
Monday to Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Telephone: 01832 275433
Voluntary Action South Leicestershire - Covering South Leicestershire including Market Harborough
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 2.30pm
Telephone: 01858 433232
Daventry Area Community Transport  
Telephone: 01327 701665 & 01327 701666
Good Neighbour Schemes

Good Neighbour Schemes respond to the needs of local people by providing help like giving lifts to a GP surgery, clinic, hospital, day Centre, other appointments although they provide wider services.

For more information on each scheme, please visit their website Acre Northamptonshire 

Telephone:  01604 765888


Welland Wanderer

Services on Tuesday Welland Wanderer West and Friday Welland Wanderer East.  There are no services on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday or Public Bank Holidays.

Service provided by: Lawson’s of Corby Ltd 38 Forest Gate Road Corby NN17 1TW.

Telephone:  01536 400952


Website:  Welland Wanderer bus timetables


Lincolnshire Callconnect service covers Woodnewton village. It is a public bus service that operates in response to prebooked requests. .

For more information on the scheme please visit the Callconnect website

Telephone:  0345 263 8153 (Open Monday-Friday 8.30am-6.30pm Saturday 9.00am-5.30pm)

Desborough and Rothwell Community Transport

A charity founded in 199; it serves the people of Desborough, Rothwell and local villages.  It's dedicated primarily to helping the elderly.

For more information visit their website

Telephone Number:  01536 763916

Please contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) (01536) 493305 for other voluntary schemes which may be available in your area.

Reclaiming the cost of your journey

You may be eligible for reimbursement of your travel expenses under the Hospital Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS) if you are in receipt of at least one of the following:
  • Income Support
  • Employment Support Allowance  (Income related not contributory related)
  • Working Family Tax Credit or Child Tax Credits
  • Exemption certificate (HC2/HC3 form) the patient must be named on form
  • Job Seekers Allowance (Income based)
  • Disabled persons tax credit
  • Pension Credit guaranteed
Public Transport Costs 
Bus fares and train fares are fully reimbursed when a valid receipt is produced.
Voluntary Transport Schemes
Travel costs incurred through certain voluntary transport schemes are refundable when a valid receipt is produced.  
Please contact the Cashiers Office 01536 492036 should you require further clarification.
For reimbursement payment to be made, you will need:-
  • Proof of receiving a benefit (as listed above and dated within the last 12 months).
  • Appointment letter/internal form or appointment card, which must be stamped by the department stating the date visited together with an authorised signature. 
  • Travel ticket/receipt and/or car parking ticket.
Taxi Costs
Taxi fares are not reimbursed.