Strike action on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February

Strike action on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February
With the impact of the upcoming strike action on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th February at Kettering General Hospital, we have stepped down some planned services and those patients affected will be contacted directly by our hospital. If you have not been contacted, please attend your appointment as planned. Our hospital remains open. As always, if you need urgent medical care or advice, please visit to ensure you are using the right service for your symptoms. Corby Urgent Care Centre are open and provide treatment for minor injuries and minor illness for the local community. Thank you for your ongoing support ❤️

Exploring Kettering

Welcome to Kettering!

Historically Northamptonshire is known as the origin of British shoemaking and this dates back over 900 years. It is also known for its beautiful countryside which stretches across the counties leading you to picturesque villages.  
The town centre has a vast array of shops, local restaurants, a museum and an art gallery. The local train station is not far from the town and can link you to London and Birmingham within the hour.
Kettering General Hospital is located just off the M1/A14 and is the largest employer in the town, employing over four thousand people across clinical and non-clinical areas.
Find further information on the town of Kettering.


Kettering, as a location, offers low/competitive house prices.
Currently we have several new developments in the area:


Kettering Genral Hospital offers onsite accommodation through an organisation called Optivo (Optivo Keyworker Accommodation). Find out more information about rooms and properties


Windermere Day Nursery is located on the Kettering General Hospital site.

You can find a childminder or apply for a school place for your child on Northamptonshire County Council's website, comprising of North Northamptonshire and West Northamptonshire councils.