Industrial Action

Image used on the website Industrial Action by Junior Doctors between 24 and 28 February 2024
Junior Doctors will strike from 7am on Saturday 24 February until 11.59pm on Wednesday 28 February. Action is likely to cause long waits in Emergency Departments.
If it’s not a life-threatening emergency, get the help you need via:
• 111.nhs.uk can support you at home or direct you to the best service for you
• Your pharmacy can help with over the counter medicines, emergency contraception and minor illnesses
• Mental health support, please contact 0800 448 0828
• Corby Urgent Care Centre can help treat lacerations, cuts, sprains, trains, minor burns and wounds
• For medical attention please contact your GP practice as normal.

Getting to Isebrook Hospital in Wellingborough

Irthlingborough Road, Wellingborough, NN8 1LP

Main Reception Telephone number: 03000 272700

The Trust provides a range of services in Wellingborough at the Isebrook Hospital.  Isebrook Hospital is managed by Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust. All blood tests at Isebook must be booked in advance. Blood tests can no longer be booked by calling the main Isebrook reception. Find out how to book a blood test.

Please allow time for parking.

Smoking is not allowed, on any of KGH sites.

Travelling by car

For directions to Isebrook Hospital visit: www.nhft.nhs.uk/isebrook
 
There is free on-site car park at Isebrook Hospital.  Please note this can be limited at busy times.

Travelling by local public transport

No bus service runs directly to this site.

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.
Corby Car Pool
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 12noon (Journeys are available out of hours)
Telephone: 01536 269482
Shire Community Services - Covering Kettering and Wellingborough
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Telephone: 01933 272735 & 01933 276933
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
Website: www.vasl.org.uk
Daventry Area Community Transport  
Telephone: 01327 701665 & 01327 701666
 
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
  • Universal Credit (Earnings guidelines £435* or less, £935* per couple visit  www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/help-with-health-costs/healthcare-travel-costs-scheme-htcs/)
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.